Austin P. Bond

 

Before co-founding BOND│GILL PLLC, Austin P. Bond honed his skills as a trial lawyer at one of Oklahoma’s oldest civil defense litigation firms. He focuses his practice on trust and estate litigation, business and commercial law, Native American law, real estate law, and is an Oklahoma Super Lawyer© in business litigationAustin earned Certificates from the National Research University in Moscow, Russia, and the US Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute. He worked as an aide on two Presidential elections and the United States Senate. He remains active in public policy matters. In 2011, Austin put his law practice on hold to deploy to Afghanistan as a US Army Infantry Officer and Rifle Platoon Leader where he led his men through fierce combat on the Afghan - Pakistan border and holds the distinction of being the only American Serviceman to be personally decorated by the President of Afghanistan during the Global War on Terror. Austin presently serves as the Chairman of City of Tulsa’s Board of Adjustment and previously served as the Commander of the Tulsa VFW, a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Rules of Professional Conduct Advisory Committee, and President of the Maple Ridge Neighborhood Association. Austin and his wife Jennifer have been married more than 15 years. Together, they have three very active children and a Swiss Mountain Dog.

Admitted to Practice:  Oklahoma Supreme Court, U.S. Federal District Courts for Oklahoma, Osage Nation Supreme Court,  and Kiowa Tribal Court (CFR)

 

Education:    Oklahoma City University School of Law, Juris Doctor

                           University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

                           Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State

                           Officers Candidate School, U.S. Army

                           Infantry Officers Leadership Course, U.S. Army

                         

Professional Affiliations: Oklahoma Bar Association, Osage Nation Bar Association, Tulsa Title & Probate Lawyers Association, Hudson-Hall-Wheaton Inns of Court alumnus

Community Involvement:  Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 577, Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Parish of  Christ the King, Maple Ridge Neighborhood Association, Sigma Chi Alumni Association Tulsa Chapter, and the Bishop Kelley Alumni Association