Legal Analytics for Oklahoma Courts

Lex Machina’s 13 Oklahoma state courts (the “Oklahoma Courts”) serves the following counties: Adair, Canadian, Cleveland, Comanche, Ellis, Garfield, Logan, Oklahoma, Payne, Pushmataha, Roger Mills, Rogers, Tulsa. They cover large swathes of the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas, which are major commercial and cultural epicenters in which approximately two million citizens reside and conduct business. These Oklahoma Courts are important venues for state court litigation, particularly for civil cases involving contracts, torts, real property, medical malpractice, and other civil matters. Lex Machina now provides Legal Analytics for civil cases filed in courts that serve a majority of the population of Oklahoma.

Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics for the Oklahoma Courts provides valuable data-driven insights and trends into the unique characteristics of this state court. The Oklahoma Courts incorporate notable features such as filters for trial rulings, trial resolutions, and trial damages. It also incorporates an extensive collection of case types and document tags, including document tags for petitions, answers, orders, jury verdicts, and judgments. Additionally, litigators can now use our States filter to conduct state-wide searches and get quantified, state-specific insights about judges, courts, law firms, attorneys, and parties. The inclusion of these unique parameters enables users to find the most relevant information and analytics quickly and easily.

How We Work

Lex Machina gathers raw information from state court cases, including downloading millions of state court documents to present the most comprehensive and accurate data possible. We clean, tag, code, enhance, and present the resulting data in a way that makes it easy for you to quickly access insights and grasp trends that are relevant to the legal matter you’re working on.

How We Help

Whether you’re simply searching for a case or looking for more in-depth analytics, you can investigate a party’s litigation track record, assess a law firm’s experience in similar cases, observe patterns in judicial decisions, examine the range of damages awarded at trial or search docket entry text.

Advantages of state court analytics include:

  • Understanding timing to key litigation milestones
  • Analyzing the record of a specific judge, law firm, attorney, or party
  • Reviewing previous trial resolutions, trial damages, and trial rulings for case strategy
  • Refining with court-specific filters such as case types and case tags
  • Keyword searching within docket entry text and downloaded documents
  • Viewing analytics across all state courts or in one particular court
Oklahoma courts summary
Oklahoma Courts timing

Strategic Applications

Lex Machina helps you answer questions such as:

  • What is the median time to trial and time to termination for cases terminated in Oklahoma County District Court?
  • Has an opposing attorney ever appeared in a case before Judge Walkley in Cleveland County District Court? If so, how many cases were Real Property cases, and did any go to trial?
  • In Canadian County District Court, Comanche County District Court, and Rogers County District Court, how many Torts cases had damages awarded at trial?
  • Which cases are those and what were the damages in each case?
  • Who are the most active law firms representing defendants in Payne County District Court that have been involved in Torts cases over the past five years?

Unique Litigation Data

Lex Machina allows users to filter by the following information in order to find the most relevant cases:

  • Document Tags – Petition, Answer, Order, Jury Verdict, Judgment
  • Trial Damages – General Damages (Judgment on the Merits), General Damages (Jury Verdict), Attorneys’ Fees / Costs
  • Trial Rulings – Bench Trial, Jury Verdict, Default Judgment, Other Judgment
  • Trial Resolutions – Plaintiff Win, Defendant Win, Likely Settlement