ATTORNEYS

McCaffrey & Associates, PLLCGeorge McCaffrey Attorney

George McCaffrey, Senior Partner

Bar Admissions

Oklahoma Bar Association – 47 Year Member

Employment/Labor Section, Former Chair

United States District Courts

Western, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Oklahoma

U.S. Courts of Appeal

United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Courts of Appeals Washington D.C. Circuit

Affiliations

Registry of Preeminent Lawyers of America Membership exclusively for Attorneys with the highest ratings for legal knowledge and ethics by Martindale-Hubble.


Highest rating for ethics and legal knowledge by Martindale-Hubble

 

Oklahoma Association of Trial Lawyers
      Former Presidents Club member, Executive Committee member and Board of Directors

American Trial Lawyers Association

Former President's Club Member

National Employment Lawyer Association

American Bar Association
       Tort/Insurance Section Member
        Disability Law Section Member
        Employment Law Section Member

 

Disability-Related Organizations
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)

Professional Board of Director Member

COPPA (Council of Parents, Attorneys and Advocates)
Autism Society of America
Eastern Oklahoma Autism Society
Parents As Partners-Board of Directors
United Cerebral Palsy Association –Former Member Board of Directors
Disability Advocates of Oklahoma - Founder
Disability Law Section: American Bar Association

Areas of Practice

Workers Compensation
Social Security Appeals

Personal Injury
Medical Negligence
Brain Injuries
Dangerous Drugs
Defective/Dangerous Products

False Claims/Whistle Blowing

   Employment
         Sexual, Racial, Disability Harassment or Discrimination, Overtime –Failure to pay; not counting time spent before or after clocking in; improper classification to avoid payment of overtime.

   Disability/Education Law (founder of Disability Advocates of Oklahoma)

      (www.DisabilityAdvocateOk.com)      

Enforcement of IDEA and/or Section 504 benefits; including obtaining damages (punitive, emotional distress, compensatory) for failing to provide FAPE under IDEA or refusal to provide 504 services

  Children with Disabilities:
        Special Education Services & Benefits Birth to 3 years and 3 years to 21 years

 

        Special Education Services

Helping Parents Develop and enforce IEP (Individualized Education Plans) for their children with disabilities, especially Autism and ADHD

Helping Parents experiencing Behavioral/ Suspension of their children with disabilities for conduct related to their disabilities.

Developing Behavioral Intervention Plans for children with Disabilities in order to prevent suspension/or other Disciplinary actions by schools. 

Assistive technology devices: hearing aids; communications boards; wheelchairs; etc.

 

Medicare Fraud
Nursing Home Fraud, etc.

 

Education

            University of Oklahoma,

Bachelors of Business Administration, Finance, 1959           

            University of Oklahoma School of Law, J.D., 1962

 

Employment History

National Labor Relations Board - Trial Attorney
1962 - 1967

Lampkin, Wolfe, Able , McCaffrey, Norman, & Tawwater
1967-1978

McCaffrey & Tawwater
1978 - April 2001

McCaffrey & Associates
May 2001 - Present


Honors and Awards

Best Lawyers of America
Registry of Pre-Eminent Lawyers of America


Published Works


Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Law Summary
Workers' Compensation Instructional Video
Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse - How to Spot It and How to Stop It
Disability Education Law (and instructional video)
Family Medical Leave Act Instructional Video
Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse (instructional video)
Public Employee Bargaining in Oklahoma

Classes Taught/Seminars/Presentations:

     Workers' Compensation
     Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
     Medical Negligence
     Disability Law
     Family Medical Leave Act
     Labor & Employment Law
     Internal Union Problems

Representative Clients:
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 886
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1141
Communication Workers of America, Locals 6009 and 6016
United Automobile Workers, Locals 1999 General Motors OKC & Local 286
American Federation of Teachers Local 4574
Sheetmetal Workers, Locals 124, 270, 464
Boilermakers Union
Grainmillers Union
American Postal Workers Union
Machinists Union Local - Vance Air Force Base, Enid, OK
Machinists Local W-15 Wearhouser & Pan Pacific
Oklahoma Building Trades

Associates

Anne Livingston, JD

Juris Doctorate, Workers Compensation

Amy Bankhead, Juris Doctor

        Family Law