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Mr. Thomas D. Kivell
was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association in 1976. He received his B.A. degree from Michigan State University in 1970 and J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1975. Mr. Kivell was previously associated with the Tulsa firm of Blackstock, Joyce, Pollard, Blackstock and Montgomery. He is an active member of the real estate, banking, savings and loan and business sections of the Oklahoma and American Bar Associations, and is a licensed title insurance attorney and agent for Stewart Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company. In conjunction with his law practice, Mr. Kivell also owns FirsTitle and Abstract Services, Inc., a totally automated and independent Oklahoma title and closing services company which is physically adjacent to this law firm and which provides a full range of closing, abstract and escrow services to numerous national lenders on both residential and commercial matters. Mr. Kivell is also the owner of Smith Brothers Abstract and Title Company which is a licensed and bonded abstract company in and for Tulsa County, Oklahoma. Mr. Kivell's primary responsibilities are commercial real estate transactions, residential and commercial foreclosure work, corporate transactional work, and mortgage banking matters.

Mr. Brian J. Rayment
was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association in 1982. He received his B.A. degree from Oklahoma State University in 1979 and his J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa in 1982. Mr. Rayment was President of the Student Bar Association and has been admitted to appear in Federal Courts in the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He also appeared specially in Federal Courts in the Northern District of Illinois, the District of Colorado, the Central District of California, and the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. Mr. Rayment is a member of the Tulsa County and American Bar Associations. His primary responsibilities are all commercial transactions and commercial litigation, including bankruptcy matters, both creditor and debtor.

Mr. Joe B. Francis
was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in 1982 and the New Mexico Bar in 1989. He was previously a trust administrator with Bank of Oklahoma, Tulsa, and later became a partner in the Tulsa law firm of Blackstock, Joyce, Pollard and Montgomery. Prior to joining Kivell, Rayment and Francis, Mr. Francis was a shareholder in the New Mexico law firm of Sutin, Thayer & Browne. Mr. Francis holds a B.S. (Business Administration) from Oklahoma State University and a J.D. from the University of Tulsa. He practices primarily in the areas of real estate transactions, contested foreclosure litigation, business planning, probate and trust administration, and commercial litigation. He has also served as President of the Tulsa County 4-H Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of the Little Lighthouse in Tulsa.

Ms. Karen M. Funk
received her B.A. from Texas Christian University in 1968 and is a 1975 graduate of the University of Tulsa College of Law. Ms. Funk is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the California Bar Association (inactive). She has been admitted to appear in the Federal Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Her association with the firm began in April of 1990. Her primary responsibilities with the firm consist of foreclosures, title examination and other litigation matters.

Mr. Jason L. Howell
, received his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in May, 2001. Mr. Howell received his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1998. Jason joined the firm in January, 2002. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. His primary responsibilities with Kivell, Rayment and Francis consists of general foreclosure work.

Ms. Teddi Lewis Allen
received her J.D. from the University of Tulsa College of Law in May, 1990. Ms. Allen received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tulsa in May, 1987. Teddi joined the firm in November, 2002. She is a member of the Oklahoma and Tulsa County Bar Associations. Her primary responsibilities with Kivell, Rayment and Francis are in real estate and title work.

Mr. A. Grant Schwabe
received his B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in 2000 and is a 2004 graduate of the University of Tulsa College of Law. While at the University of Tulsa, Mr. Schwabe was the Vice- President of the American Bar Association Law Student Division and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Oil and Gas law in 2003. Mr. Schwabe is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, in addition, he is an active member of the litigation, banking, business and corporate sections of the Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. He has been admitted to appear in the Federal Court for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma. Mr. Schwabe's practice is concentrated in business litigation, including contested foreclosure, commercial law, and mortgage banking matters.

Ms. Shannon D. Taylor
received her B.S. from Oklahoma State University in 1991 and is a 2003 graduate of the University of Tulsa College of Law with Honor. Ms. Taylor is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Her association with the firm began in July of 2005. Her primary responsibilities with the firm consist of foreclosures.
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Brian Rayment
Jason L. Howell
Joe Francis
Julie Hird-Thomas
Karen Funk
K. Renee Davis
Robert Hauge
Shannon Taylor
Teddi Allen
Tom Kivell
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7666 East 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma  74133

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