Cara Wells, Attorney at Law

Cara Wells has developed her practice for over twelve years.  Her extensive practice in Litigation provides clients with legal representation and counsel in contested and non-contested matters related to: probate, oil and gas curative documents and procedures, estate and trust administration, guardianship matters, procedures involving the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, and general family law matters.  The second prong to her practice is Transactional.  Specifically, the preparation of documents and estate plans that include: powers of attorney, revocable trusts, special needs trusts, testamentary trusts, third party trusts, wills, formation of business entities, care giver agreements, prenuptial agreements, transfer-on-death deeds, deeds, health care related documents, and long term and elder care planning. 

Community Involvement

  • Oklahoma AmeriCorps – Appointed Commissioner

  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) – Speaker on Estate Planning, Divorce, Custody & Elder Law

  • Tulsa County Bar Association – Previous Lawyer Referral Service Committee Chair

  • University of Tulsa College of Law – Board Member and Executive Committee Member

  • Tulsa Lawyers for Children – Volunteer

Member/Associations

  • TCBA Estate Planning and Family Law Sections

  • Tulsa Title and Probate Lawyers

  • Tulsa Estate Planning Forum

  • American Bar Association

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

  • Tulsa County Bar Association

  • Missouri Bar Association

Publications

  • Co-authored The Elderly Client: Comparing and Contrasting a Guardianship with the Durable Power of Attorney Document in the Event of Incapacity, 79 OKLA. BAR J. 2199 (2008).

  • The Importance of Estate Planning for Later Marriages, THE VINTAGE MAGAZINE, February, 2008 at 24.

Education

J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law, 2005

B.A., Psychology, Oklahoma State University, 1997