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Professional Credentials, Recognitions & Honors

·         2004-Admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association.
·         2004-Admitted to the United States Western District Court for Oklahoma.
·         2009-McIntosh County Bar Association President.
·         2013-Admitted to the United States Eastern District Court for Oklahoma.
·         2014-Pittsburg County Bar Association Law Day Chair.
·         2016-Recognized by “Who’s Who” as one of the Top Attorneys of North America
·         2016-Present-Vice Chair of the Oklahoma Professionalism Committee.

Brecken A. Wagner

Senior Partner

Brecken A. Wagner graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2003.  Mr. Wagner is originally from Springfield Missouri, and obtained his Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Benedictine College in 2000.  He began practicing criminal and family law in Oklahoma City after being admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in 2004.  In 2005 Mr. Wagner served Assistant General Counsel with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and assisted in drafting and implementing legislation that changed the way Oklahoma Courts treated persons accused with a crime, that could not attain competency due to mental illness or defect.  He would leave OKDMHS to return to Missouri to work for the Missouri Public Defenders office to sharpen his criminal practice and trial skills in 2006.

 

In October of 2010, He opened Wagner Law in Mcalester.  In April of 2013, Mr. Wagner joined with Blake Lynch to form Wagner and Lynch, a firm that could cover a wide variety of legal issues for clients throughout Southeast Oklahoma and the rest of the State.  Together, they opened a second office in Wilburton, Oklahoma.  He has practiced law in both State and Federal jurisdictions, including 70 of the 77 counties in Oklahoma and five counties in Missouri.

Blake E. Lynch

Senior Partner

Lynch is a 2009 graduate from the University Of Oklahoma College of Law. Since graduating, Lynch has practiced law in McAlester and Wilburton with a focus on civil and criminal law.  Lynch also practices in tribal court for the Choctaw and Cherokee tribes. Mr. Lynch has been very involved in the local and state Bar association, serving as District 2 chair in the Young Lawyers Division and as Pittsburg County Bar President.

Educational Background:
2006-2009 – University of Oklahoma College of Law (Norman, OK) – Juris Doctorate
2003-2006 – University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK) – Bachelor’s Degree (Communication and Political Science)

Professional Associations/licenses
2012-present – OBA Young Lawyers Division
2009-present – Oklahoma Bar Association
2009-present – Pittsburg County Bar Association
2002-2003 – Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (Ardmore, OK)
1999-2003 – Dickson High School (Ardmore, OK)

Community Involvement:
2011-present – Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership – Oklahoma – Corporate Board Member
2009-present – Assistant Debate and Speech Coach Quinton, OK
2010-present – Director of the PCBA PAWS 5K-9
2013 – Organizer for OBA District 2 Day of Service

Prior Employment
2013 – Wagner and Lynch, PLLC – Partner
2009-2013 – Pat Layden Law Firm, PC – Associate
2008-2009 – Administrative Office of the Courts – Intern
Miscellaneous Internships:
Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Walker and Walker (Oklahoma City)
Ursa Major (Billing, MT)

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Career Development:
2013 – Named advisor to the Kirkpatrick Foundation Roundtable on Animal Laws in Oklahoma
2012-present – Judge for the Town of Dewar, OK
2012-2013 – Trustee for the Town of Quinton, OK
2011-present – OBA – Young Lawyers Division – District 2 Representative
2013-14 – OBA Leadership Academy
2012 – Pittsburg County Bar President (Recognized by the OBA as the Outstanding County Bar Association of the Year)
2010-present Committee Chair for the Pittsburg County Bar Association PAWS 5K-9
2009 – Indian Law Certificate from the Indian Law Policy Center at the University of Oklahoma College of Law

http://www.oba.org/Sections/Young-Lawyers-Division

http://www.hoby.org/

http://oklahomaanimals.org/

http://www.okbar.org/members/leadership.aspx

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Jared Snedden

Associate Lawyer

Attorney, Jared A. Snedden, is an alumni of Oklahoma City University School of Law. He was sworn into the practice of law by the Oklahoma Supreme Court on September 25, 2013. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, and the American Association of Professional Landmen. Prior to working as an associate attorney at Wagner & Lynch P.L.L.C., Jared worked as a public defender for Oklahoma Indigent Defense System. Additionally, Jared ran his own law practice in Durant, Oklahoma specializing in Juvenile Law, Family Law, and Probate. In addition to practicing law Jared has worked as a consultant for Enron Oil and Gas, and for Trail Ridge Energy LLC, advising corporate clients, minerals owners, and surface owners of their rights under Texas’ and Oklahoma’s oil and gas laws and regulations.

 

Jared was born and raised in Sherman, Texas. He enjoys meeting new people, helping others, eating out,  watching sports, and traveling home on the weekends to spend time with his family.

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Amanda Zaccaro

Legal Assistant

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Tanya Turner

Paralegal

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Nicole Smith

Paralegal

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Amanda Littlejohn

Legal Assistant