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Joe Ray Watkins

Joe Ray Watkins, American lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1986, United States District Court (eastern district) Oklahoma, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit). Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Municipal Attorneys Association, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Attorney Association.

Background

  • Watkins, Joe Ray was born on January 7, 1958 in Plainview, Texas, United States. Son of Betty Lou (Underwood) Watkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1981. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1986.

    Career

    • Associate Steidley and Neal Law Firm, McAlester, Oklahoma, 1986-1988. Private practice Joe R. Watkins Law Firm, Broken Bow, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oklahoma 1986, United States District Court (eastern district) Oklahoma, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit).

    Politics

    As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The erroneous notion that one gender must strive against another cannot be accepted.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Municipal Attorneys Association, Oklahoma Criminal Defense Attorney Association.

    Connections

    • Married Denese Ann McBride, January 20, 1979. Children: Jason, Roxanne.
    • father: Betty Lou (Underwood) W. Watkins
    • spouse: Denese Ann McBride
    • children: Jason Watkins
    • Roxanne Watkins
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    Born January 7, 1958
    (age 59)
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