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Michael J. DeArmon


Michael J. DeArmon, a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma in 1985 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa School of Law in 1989. He joined Neale & Newman in April of 1998 as an associate attorney and became a partner in January of 2000. Prior to joining Neale & Newman, Mr. DeArmon served as in-house counsel to a large banking trust company and also worked at another prestigious local law firm.

Mr. DeArmon is licensed to practice in Oklahoma and Missouri and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, J.D., 1989
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, B.B.A., 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1990
  • Oklahoma, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association

  • J.D. University of Tulsa College of Law - Graduate School
    Tulsa , OK 1989
  • B.B.A. University of Oklahoma - Undergraduate School
    Norman , OK 1985

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