David Echols

Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
Echols & Associates
9925 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
(405) 691-2648

Family issues dealing with divorce and child custody in Oklahoma can be agonizing and confusing. However, lawyer David. W. Echols, has the experience and familiarity in the Family Courts of Edmond and Oklahoma City and will provide you with the best representation possible. Practicing matrimonial law and divorce in Oklahoma City since 1978, David has extensive experience in law and motion matters. David W. Echols has been recognized for his skills in matrimonial law through his selection as a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

He is an outgoing and personable lawyer handling custody and divorce in Edmond, who is well-respected by Judges and other attorneys in Oklahoma City. David personally handles each case and will be diligent in obtaining the best outcome for his clients. Please view his divorce lawyer profile below and contact him at 405-759-6802 to discuss your case.

Senior Attorney


Born: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 20, 1950

Education: University of Oklahoma, B.A., with distinction, 1972, Oklahoma City University, J.D., high honors, 1978

Practice Areas: Child Custody; Alimony; Premarital Agreements; Paternity; Domestic Violence; Family Law; Domestic Relations

Membership: American Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section); Oklahoma Bar Association (Chairman, 1994 and Budget Officer, 1991-1992 and 2007-2008, Family Law Section); Cleveland County Bar Association; Oklahoma County Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1995-1998).

Admissions: 1979, Oklahoma; 1980, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma

Miscellaneous Information: Phi Beta Kappa. Author: "Distinctions and Interplay of Property Division and Spousal Support," CLE Presentation, OBA Annual Meeting, November 2007; "Statutory and Equitable Liens in Divorce Cases," CLE Presentation, Oklahoma Bar Center, November 2005; "The How To's on Successfully Handling a Divorce Case From Start to Finish," CLE Presentation; "Substantive Issues in Divorce: Custody and Visitation, Property Division, and Support Alimony," Oklahoma Bar Center, September 2001; "Special Rules on Non-ERISA Plans," Presentation to Oklahoma Bar Association, Family Law Section Seminar, Oklahoma Bar Center, October 1998; "Support, Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement: the Cutting Edge," Moderator, OBA CLE. Co-Author and Co-Presenter, with M. Eileen Echols, "Child Custody - Original and Modification," OBA Basic Divorce Seminar, September 1997; "What to do When the Judge is Wrong," OBA Family Law Section, A Family Law Melange XII, April 1995; "Recent Developments in Oklahoma Law 1994," CLE Presented at the Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting, November 1994; "The Custody Evaluation," CLE Presented OBA Family Section and the Oklahoma Psychological Association, May 1994; "Attorney Fees in Divorce," American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Fall CLE Conference, Palm Springs, California, November 1993; Adjunct Professor: Graduate and Undergraduate, Family Law and Public Policy (3 hour course), University of Central Oklahoma, 1999-; Mediation and Employment Discrimination (1 hour course), Oklahoma City University Law School, Summer 1999. Adjunct Professor, with M. Eileen Echols, Family Law (4 hour course), Oklahoma City University Law School, 1998. Fellow: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.