SHARON K. WEAVER

Attorney at Law
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
- E.E. Cummings

Sharon K. Weaver is a shareholder in the firm’s Tulsa office. She serves in a number of practice areas, with a focus on civil litigation, appellate law and alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Weaver participated in the preparation for the Oklahoma Supreme Court oral argument in the jail privatization case in 1999, which was the first to hold that a pre-trial detainee county jail could be operated by a private prison contractor. She has been a member of the team representing the Tulsa County Criminal Justice Authority since that time, and has worked on a number of appellate cases which have been approved for publication.

Ms Weaver earned a Juris Doctor from The University of Tulsa College of Law, and graduated with honors in 2000. In 1998, she graduated from Langston University with a degree in psychology and a minor in criminal justice. She began interning with Riggs Abney in the summer of 1999 — after her first year of law school. She is admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Oklahoma as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Weaver is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association and Federal Bar Association. She is a member of the Council of Appellate Lawyers of the American Bar Association and a member of the Rules Committee for the Council of Appellate Lawyers of the American Bar Association. She is also a trustee on the Sand Springs Development Authority, board member and founding member of the Sandite Team for Animal Rescue, and founder of the “I Am Unstoppable” scholarship for graduating Charles Page High School students.

Board Service/Professional Associations

Riggs Abney – Executive Committee Member, Management Committee Member
Sand Springs Development Authority – Trustee, Vice Chair
Sandite Team for Animal Rescue – Secretary, Founding Member
Tulsa County Bar Association – Law Related Education Section Member, Litigation Section Member
American Inns of Court – Member

Community Involvement

Founder of the “I Am Unstoppable” scholarship for graduating Charles Page High School students

Speaking Engagements

CLE regarding appellate practice for the Mayes County Bar Association
Various elementary, junior high and high school presentations on law related education topics through the Oklahoma Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Association

Office: 918-699-8989
Cell: 918-810-8306
Fax: 918-587-9708
Address: Riggs Abney
502 W. 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119-1010
Email: sweaver@riggsabney.com