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Brett Agee

Shareholder Attorney

Brett has practiced law with the firm since his graduation from law school in 1988. He has tried cases in Colorado and various counties in Oklahoma. Brett's community involvement includes past or present service as a board member of the Pauls Valley Planning and Zoning Commission, Pauls Valley Public Schools, Pauls Valley Rotary Club, Main Street Pauls Valley, and the Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Brett is also a member and former director of the Oklahoma Association for Justice, which presented him with the Member of the Year Award in 2005. Brett has taught continuing legal education courses for lawyers on the subject of civil procedure and developments in tort law.

In 2015, Brett was recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as a "Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation."

  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Insurance
  • General Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Law

University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Accountancy, 1985
Juris Doctor, 1988

Oklahoma, 1988
Colorado, 1996
Texas, 2016

Admitted to Practice Before:

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
All U.S. District Courts in Oklahoma
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
All U.S. Bankruptcy Courts in Oklahoma
All State Courts in Oklahoma
All State Courts in Colorado
All State Courts in Texas

Garvin County Bar Association: Member, 1988–present; President, 1995

Oklahoma Bar Association: Member, 1988–present; Civil Procedure Committee, 2005‑2012

Oklahoma Association for Justice: Member, 1993–present; Advisory Director, 1996; Director, 2004‑2007

State Bar of Texas: Member, 2016‑present

Author, "Fraudulent Transfers of Real Property: A Creditor's Guide to Actions Under Bankruptcy Law and the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act," Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Spring 1989.

Author, "Technology for Trial Lawyers," The Advocate, published quarterly by the Oklahoma Association for Justice

James W. Carlton, Jr.

Shareholder Attorney

James (Jay) has practiced law with the firm since his graduation from law school in 1988. Jay is a Certified Public Accountant whose law practice focuses on estate planning, probates, and real estate matters, oil and gas transactions, and municipal law. Jay frequently teaches continuing education courses in these areas (from basic to advanced topics) for lawyers and accountants.

  • Real Estate Property
  • Probate/Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax
  • Municipal
  • Corporate/Business Entity

University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Accountancy, 1985
Juris Doctor, 1988

Oklahoma, 1988

Admitted to Practice Before:

United States Supreme Court
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
All U.S. District Courts in Oklahoma
All State Courts in Oklahoma

Garvin County Bar Association: Member, 1988–Present; President, 1994

Oklahoma Bar Association: Member, 1988–Present

Samuel K. Davis

Licensed Legal Intern

Sam will graduate from the University of Oklahoma School of Law as part of the class of 2022.  He began practicing with Garvin Agee Carlton, P.C., as a licensed legal intern during his third year at law school and will continue as an associate attorney after graduation. Sam’s primary areas of practice include estate planning and real estate transactions, as well as corporate/entity formation, transactions, and maintenance. He also assists in many areas of litigation.

  • Licensed Legal Intern

University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Arts in History, 2018

No Current Bar Admissions

American Association for Justice STAC Mock Trial Competition, 2021

University of Oklahoma Collece of Law Whitten-Burrage Intra-School Negotiation Competition, 2020

Arthurian Order of Avalon (AOA) - Volunteer, 2015-2017; Leadership Position, 2017

Jacob Yturri

Licensed Legal Intern

Jacob (“Jake”) Yturri is a third-year law student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Jacob joined the firm in September of 2021 as a litigation law clerk.

While in law school, Jacob accumulated numerous accolades for scholastic achievement such as the American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts and has been recognized as a Dean’s List Scholar every semester. Jacob is also a member of OU’s American Indian Law Review and the Oklahoma Federal Bar Association.

Before attending the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Jacob received a B.B.A. from Texas A&M’s May Business School.

  • Licensed Legal Intern

Texas A&M Universtity

Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, 2018

No Current Bar Admissions

American Indian Law Review

Oil, Natural Gas, Energy Society: 1L Section Representative

Hispanic Law Society

Agriculture Law Society

AAJ Trial Court Team