Jones, Gotcher & Bogan, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Kelly M. Hunt as an Of Counsel attorney and Morgan Taylor Smith as an Associate of the Firm.
Kelly M. Hunt
After law school, Kelly started her legal career as General Counsel for a small oil and gas company. There, she gained experience in the law and litigation surrounding business and oil, gas, and energy matters. She subsequently started her own firm and gained experience in oil and gas, probate, estate and trusts, adoption and guardianship, business formation, litigation, family matters and real property title and conveyances.
In 2013, Kelly began teaching at the University of Tulsa in their Master of Jurisprudence in Energy Law (MJEL) program. During her time at TU, she taught Research and Writing, along with Basic Oil and Gas law.
Kelly has also spent a large portion of her time helping others. She has volunteered with Early Settlement Mediation, the Access to Justice Clinic, the Ingham County Veterans’ Treatment Court, Legal Aid of Oklahoma, and was on the Access to Justice Committee. She also actively volunteers at her church and with Heartland Weimaraner Rescue.
Kelly M. Hunt graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwood University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business. Then, in 2013, she graduated at the top of her class from Central Michigan University with a Master of Science Degree in Administration.
Kelly received her Juris Doctor in 2012 from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. During her time at Cooley, Kelly won multiple book awards for her writing, was co-Editor of Law Review, on the National Mock Trial team, and spent much of her time as a Teaching Assistant in Evidence, Civil Procedure, and Constitutional Law.
Kelly holds memberships, professional licenses, and listings with the following:
• Oklahoma Bar Association
• State Bar of Texas
• Tulsa County Bar Association
• Federal District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
• Women in Law Committee
• Title Examination Standards Committee
• Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistance Program
Morgan Taylor Smith
Ms. Smith obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, where she was selected as an outstanding Orange Book senior.
She earned her law degree from University of Tulsa, where she served as a staff editor for the ABA SEER Year in Review Journal, Speaker Pro Tempore for the Student Bar Association, Student Ambassador, and Fern Holland Banquet Chair for the Women’s Law Caucus.
Ms. Smith is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Tulsa County Bar Association.
Morgan enjoys being involved with various community efforts and specifically volunteers with Lawyers Fighting Hunger and Family and Children’s Services.