“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what

you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”   - Maya



Will James is an attorney in Ball Morse Lowe’s Oklahoma City Office. His career began in 2008 as a Criminal Defense practitioner and Public Defender representing the indigent before transitioning, in 2011, to a focus on Energy & Natural Resources, the leading industry in the state he’s always called home.

His work primarily deals with Title Examination and the preparation of Drilling and Division Order Title Opinions. He has also been the lead in Due Diligence Projects as well as Mergers and Acquisitions.

Before joining Ball Morse Lowe, Will operated his own law firm in Edmond, Oklahoma where, in addition to Energy, he engaged in Estate Planning. Will spends his free time with his wife, two kids, and a dog, playing the piano and guitar, with a little golf on the side.

Bar Admissions

Oklahoma, 2009
Texas, 2020
Missouri, 2008


St. Louis University School of Law  St. Louis, Missouri

Juris Doctor

University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma

B.A. in Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2015-2022

Professional Associations + Memberships

  • Oklahoma Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Oklahoma Mineral Lawyers Association

Service Activities

  • Former Scout Leader for Cub Scouts of America (2018-2022)
  • Board Member of the Table OKC (an open and affirming religious community embracing the LGBTQ+ community)

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