Adam R. Banner
Mr. Banner has quickly proven himself a formidable opponent to those who would challenge his client’s constitutional rights. In recognition of his results in criminal litigation, he has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Oklahoma. Moreover, he is “Lead Counsel” rated, and Avvo has named him as one of the small percentage of “Superb” rated criminal defense attorneys in Oklahoma.
As such, Mr. Banner is often called upon by local and national media for his expertise in criminal law. He has contributed to the Huffington Post, the American Bar Association (ABA) Journal, Above the Law, the Jurist, LexisNexis, the Oklahoma Policy Institute, the Daily Oklahoman, and various other outlets. Moreover, Mr. Banner has been quoted and cited by other prestigious publications, such as the Washington Post. He is also a member of the national LexisNexis Firm Manager Advisory Board.
Mr. Banner has a proven track record as an Oklahoma criminal defense attorney who will represent his clients to the fullest extent possible. Whether through the suppression of illegally obtained evidence, a not guilty verdict at jury trial, a reversal of a conviction on appeal, or a modification of a sentence, Adam has shown time and again that he is a tenacious advocate who will get his clients the best result possible.
However, many attorneys can and will say they are at the top of their field. As a criminal defendant, you must make sure any attorney you hire has the results to back up his or her claims. Mr. Banner has won appeals in front of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals and the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Moreover, he has received dismissals and jury acquittals in various misdemeanor and felony cases, including, but not limited to:
- Acquiring Proceeds From Drug Activity
- Aggravated Possession of Child Pornography
- Assault and Battery
- Child Abuse by Injury
- Domestic Abuse
- Driving Under the Influence
- Embezzlement by State Employees
- First Degree Rape
- First Degree Robbery
- Forcible Oral Sodomy
- Indecent or Lewd Acts with a Minor
- Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Personal Injury
- Lewd Molestation
- Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS)
- Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute
- Possession of Marijuana
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Procuring a Child for Lewd Acts
- Public Intoxication
- Second Degree Rape
- Second Degree Robbery
- Threatening to Perform an Act of Violence
- Using a Computer to Violate Oklahoma Statutes
- Victims Protection Orders
- Violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act
Adam began his legal career at the Oklahoma City University School of Law as a merit scholar, where he earned his Juris Doctorate Magna Cum Laude, and graduated number ten overall in his class. While at OCU Law, Adam established himself as one of the school’s top scholars, earning various awards and distinctions including: Faculty Honor Roll, Dean's List, Staff Member for the Oklahoma City University Law Review, numerous Cali awards for earning top honors in his courses (including Criminal Law and Appellate Research and Writing), and awards from many of the university's section groups.
During law school, Adam interned at the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office for three years, where he first began to hone his courtroom abilities. At the Public Defender’s Office, Adam represented hundreds of individuals in the misdemeanor, felony, and capital punishment divisions. He has carried that experience with him into the private sector, and he is ready and willing to fight your fight for you. To contact him, click here or call 405.778.4800.