Doug Friesen

Doug Friesen 

EDUCATION                                                          

  • 24 Hours completed of Master of Business
    Administration, University of Oklahoma, 1986  
  • Juris Doctorate, Washburn University Topeka, Kansas-1976 
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Washburn
    University, Topeka, Kansas-1972

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • American Trial Lawyers, Oklahoma County Bar,
    American Bar, Oklahoma Sheriff’s, Mesta Park Neighborhood, and
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
    • Member of Legislative Monitoring Committee
    • Member of Continuing Legal Education
      Committee
    • Member of Professionalism Committee
  • Past member for Mental Health
  • Past member for Ethics Committee   
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation
  • Mock Trials
    • University of Oklahoma School of Law 
    • High Schools in Oklahoma City area (Coach
      & Judge)

QUALIFICATIONS

ZERO charges filed, to date, representing hundreds of clients: Over 45 “On-duty” Police Officers and approximately 10 civilians are exonerated because of experience, knowledge, and understanding the legal complexities of weapons charges. Additionally, there are approximately seventy-five presentations per year on Use of Force, accepting personal responsibility for your own safety, and other self-defense related topics.

Developed and contributed the current Use of Force policies for some Law Enforcement agencies in the State of Oklahoma and a major contributor and advisor to the Oklahoma State Senate on the Open Carry Law.

 

CLEET Firearms Instructor Certifications

  •   Glock 9mm
  •   Glock 45mm
  •   IMI 9mm
  •   1911
  •   AR15
  •   Sniper Rifle
  •   Lever Action Rifle
  •   Shotgun

  
  
 

Other Certifications  

  • CLEET

    Shoot House Instructor 
    Use of Force Instructor 
    Legal Block of Instructor Training 

  • ATF Sub-machine gun Instructor

  • Highway Patrol Water Use of Force

  • Concealed Carry Instructor (#4)

  • Qualifications

    ASP Baton
    Instructor in Pepper Spray
    Taser Use  

COMMUNITY SERVICE 

  • 1989-Present - Pro Bono, Legal Aid
  • 2000-Present Lawyers Helping in Schools
  • 2000-Present - Pro Bono, Lawyers for Children
  • 2000-Present Adopt a family
  • 1998 – 2003 Co-host of Saturday Night Law on KTOK
  • 2000-Present Attorney to the Oklahoma Association of Law Enforcement Firearms  Instructors 1990-Present Volunteer for the “Ask A Lawyer” program.
  • 2002-Present Volunteer keeping parks, in office area, trash free as part of “Litter Blitz”. Currently serving on the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training Committee  to rewrite the instruction booklet for the Concealed Carry Class
 

OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES

  • Manned the Oklahoma Bar Association’s booth for disaster relief for the 2002 tornado & represented pro bono a number of the victims of the tornado
  • Active in several political campaigns raising money, going door to door, passing out pamphlets etc.
  • Worked with American Trial Lawyers Association to get compensation for 9/11 victims.
  • Participated in various lobbying efforts either in support of or opposition to various proposed laws.
  • Represented and volunteered several non-profit organizations (Nature related)
  • Speaker at several law enforcement seminars on "Use of Force” issues, including the Sheriff’s & Chief of Police Association 
 

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Is it Right?

10/16/2013
One of the major problems of gun ownership is not understanding all of the factors involved if you ever have to pick up your gun and use it because you fear for your life. Once a threat to your life has ceased, it is not RIGHT to pursue someone who has stolen property from you and take their life. The only time that it is RIGHT is when your life, or someone else's life, is in imminent danger. If someone enters your business and

What Happened to Our Patriots

09/19/2012
Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before