David Butler received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma in 1976. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Oklahoma, the Supreme Court of North Dakota, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
He is a member of the Garfield County, the Oklahoma, and the North Dakota Bar Associations. David has served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Oklahoma Bar Association, on the Board of Editors of the Oklahoma Bar Association Journal, as Chair of the Real Property Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association, as Editor of the Oklahoma Title Examination Standards Handbook, and as a member of the Oklahoma Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules Revisions.
He currently serves as a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association Legal Ethics Advisory Panel, and on the Oklahoma Bar Association Law Schools Committee and Legislative Monitoring Committee. He is a member of the Real Property, Financial Institutions and Commercial Law, and Energy and Natural Resources Sections of the Oklahoma Bar Association. He has been a frequent instructor in Continuing Legal Education courses for attorneys, particularly on real property and title examination topics, as well as others, and has been an adjunct professor of business law at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
David was the recipient of the Garfield County Bar Association Professionalism Award in 2010. David served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Locally, David has served as a member of the Board and President of the Community Development Support Association, on the Enid Metropolitan Area Human Service Commission, as Chair of the Youth Opportunity Task Force, on the Enid Historic Preservation Commission, and on the Garfield County Excise Board. David’s practice includes oil and gas, real property, commercial lending, banking, estate planning, probate, wills and trusts, agriculture law, and contracts.