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Cassity B. Gies

Associate

Location:
Oklahoma City

Email:
cbgies@phillipsmurrah.com

Call:
405.235.4100 Main
405.606.4744 Direct

Fax:
405.235.4133

Service Areas:

Biography

Cassity B. Gies’s practice focuses on family law including divorce and separation, custody, and child support issues. Her experience in immigration, domestic abuse, and employment law provide a comprehensive understanding of collateral matters touching family law. She possesses a passion for all family law matters, but especially carries a torch for custody disputes and resolutions affecting young children.

Cassity graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law, earning seven CALI awards for Academic Excellence. She was a Hatton W. Sumners Scholar and received the J. William Conger Distinguished Student Award for her graduating class. Cassity began her law career at Mazaheri Law Firm, PLLC, joining Phillips Murrah family law group in 2019.

Raised on a family farm outside of Carmen, Oklahoma, she considers her family to be her most proud accomplishment. When she’s not working, she spends her free time chasing six “crazy” kids and a great pyrenes with her husband Donny, also an attorney.

Education

  • University of Oklahoma (B.B.A., 2006)
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law (J.D. 2019)

Admissions

  • 2019, Oklahoma

Professional Organizations

  • Interdisciplinary Program on Child Abuse and Neglect at the OU Child Study Center, 2018 Class

Experience

  • Represents clients in emergency custody situations, achieving temporary custody modifications
  • Experience in modifying custody orders for clients undergoing parental alienation and withholding of visitation by primary custodial parents
  • Represents clients experiencing domestic violence and is familiar with services and case strategies that bring attention to behavior historically unrecognized by Courts as patterns of domestic abuse
  • Has modified child support calculations in cases where the monthly gross income is beyond the statutory recommendations
  • Represented minors in Juvenile Delinquency matters, achieving deferred sentences
  • Domestic Violence matters in Family Law
  • Drug and Substance Abuse matters in Family Law

Community

  • Camp Fire Heart of Oklahoma (Board Member)

Publications

  • Are We There Yet? An Analysis of Violence Against Native American Women and the Implementation of Special Criminal Domestic Violence Jurisdiction, The Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty (2019)
  • Affidavit of Support Implications in Divorce, Oklahoma Bar Journal (2020)

Cassity B. Gies’s practice focuses on family law including divorce and separation, custody, and child support issues. Her experience in immigration, domestic abuse, and employment law provide a comprehensive understanding of collateral matters touching family law. She possesses a passion for all family law matters, but especially carries a torch for custody disputes and resolutions affecting young children.

Cassity graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law, earning seven CALI awards for Academic Excellence. She was a Hatton W. Sumners Scholar and received the J. William Conger Distinguished Student Award for her graduating class. Cassity began her law career at Mazaheri Law Firm, PLLC, joining Phillips Murrah family law group in 2019.

Raised on a family farm outside of Carmen, Oklahoma, she considers her family to be her most proud accomplishment. When she’s not working, she spends her free time chasing six “crazy” kids and a great pyrenes with her husband Donny, also an attorney.

  • University of Oklahoma (B.B.A., 2006)
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law (J.D. 2019)
  • 2019, Oklahoma
  • Interdisciplinary Program on Child Abuse and Neglect at the OU Child Study Center, 2018 Class
  • Represents clients in emergency custody situations, achieving temporary custody modifications
  • Experience in modifying custody orders for clients undergoing parental alienation and withholding of visitation by primary custodial parents
  • Represents clients experiencing domestic violence and is familiar with services and case strategies that bring attention to behavior historically unrecognized by Courts as patterns of domestic abuse
  • Has modified child support calculations in cases where the monthly gross income is beyond the statutory recommendations
  • Represented minors in Juvenile Delinquency matters, achieving deferred sentences
  • Domestic Violence matters in Family Law
  • Drug and Substance Abuse matters in Family Law
  • Camp Fire Heart of Oklahoma (Board Member)
  • Are We There Yet? An Analysis of Violence Against Native American Women and the Implementation of Special Criminal Domestic Violence Jurisdiction, The Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty (2019)
  • Affidavit of Support Implications in Divorce, Oklahoma Bar Journal (2020)

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