Trae Gray was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma on August 3, 1974, he lived in Ardmore
until graduating from the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center with a Welding
Degree and Ardmore High School in 1993. He takes a lot of pride in his agricultural
background and the fact that he is a native of Southern Oklahoma. After leaving
Ardmore, he attended Oklahoma State University and Murray State College. He
graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural
Sciences and Natural Resources (Agricultural Economics) in 1998.
Thereafter, his professional experience included management experience with
ClubCorp, a world leader in delivering an unparalleled private club experience. He
achieved an outstanding sales record with Dell Computer Corporation. During the
dot-com boom of the late nineties, he charted a website development company that
was part of the team that created 3C Cattle Feeders. Trae won national sales and
sales management awards with Pitney Bowes while attending graduate school at
night. In 2006, he graduated from Oklahoma City University with Masters in
Business Administration and Juris Doctrate degrees.
Trae Gray is well known for his representation of landowners that come under attack by oil companies. Many have said his efforts will
have a lasting change on how the industry engages landowners in Oklahoma. Since opening his office in Coalgate in 2006, he has
handled over 300 energy related matters for Oklahoma landowners. He is considered a preeminent authority advocating for the
peoples' interest under The Oklahoma Surface Damages Act. Trae also enjoys taking on controversial criminal matters, typically when
the accused has been unjustly charged. He has successfully ensured the acquittal of several individuals in these types of perils. He
successfully defended an innocent Norman Ranger in the politically charged allegations of computer crimes and conspiracy. Trae is a
graduate of the Western Trial Advocacy Institute and Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College. Trae is a trial lawyer that believes a jury is
the best mechanism for justice for the injured, wronged, falsely accused, and mistreated. Since starting the firm in 2006, he has been
committed to the representation of ordinary people and landowners.
He offices out of Coalgate, Oklahoma, where he serves as The President of The Coal County Bar Association and The City Attorney (civil
and criminal) for The City of Coalgate. Trae is a Commissioner for the Oklahoma Tourism Commission. He is a member of The
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, American Association for Justice
(Board of Governors - Young Lawyers Division), National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers
Association, and The Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Trae’s hobbies include hog hunting, coon hunting, and farming and ranching. For fun, he can be found hanging out at the lake or a dog
show. He serves as the vice-president and life member of The American Catahoula Association. Trae works with various lobbying
efforts to ensure that Oklahomans can continue to enjoy the sport of hunting and is a lifetime member of the Oklahoma Cattleman’s
Association and Oklahoma Rifle Association.
Trae is licensed to practice before the Oklahoma Supreme Court (and all inferior state courts), The United States Supreme Court, 10th
Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma. He can be contacted via e-mail
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Trae's assistant is Charity Lemons and her e-mail address is email@example.com.
|Photos of Trae on a field visit at a client's property, riding a bronc at a ranch rodeo, and with his Catahoulas.
|Paralegals and Office Staff
|Imogene Mowdy was born in Wewoka, Oklahoma and moved to Coalgate in 1950. She
graduated from Coalgate High School and studied business at East Central Oklahoma
State University. In 1987 she began working in her son’s law firm here in Coalgate and
thereafter served as the office manager for his Coalgate office. When Trae purchased
the firm in 2006, she was going to stay for a couple of months to help get him on track,
she has yet to leave.
Outside of the law office, she focuses on her family, is very active in the First United
Methodist Church, and serves as a board member for the Coalgate Hospital. Today,
Imogene heads the real estate division of the firm. Nevertheless, all in our office would
agree that she is the one to lean on in critical times. Her work ethic and professionalism is
unprecedented. Imogene can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rebecca, known as “Susie” to friends and family, was born and raised in Dallas, Texas.
Susie is no stranger to Coalgate- she enjoyed her summers here with her Pebworth
Susie graduated from Wills Point High School and attended Eastfield and Richland
Community Colleges. She’s worked for several law firms as an Executive Secretary, done
accounting work with a CPA firm as well as for her own and Clerked for the Environmental
Protection Agency’s Regional Native American Office.
As a mother of four, Susie’s done extensive volunteer work with children, the Dallas
American Indian Community and the domestic Peace Corps known as AmeriCorps. She
served in an advisory capacity, regarding American Indian affairs, to 5 Superintendents
of the Dallas Public School system while on the American Indian Parent Advisory
Committee. During that time she was Certified by the United Way Blueprint for
Leadership Program and the Association of General Contractors for Operating a Small or
Since moving to Coalgate in 2001, she’s worked Dispatching for the Coal County Sheriff's
Office from 2001 thru 2003 and then as a Deputy for the Coal County Court Clerk’s
Office thru February 2008. Thereafter, she has worked in our office as our office
manager, where she handles all receivables, payables, and billing. Susie can be
reached via e-mail at email@example.com.
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