Civil Defense Litigation
Joe Pickard has been involved in a diverse insurance defense practice since he served as a prosecutor for the Tulsa County District Attorney’s office before leaving to join a private practice in 2004. As a prosecutor he tried numerous felony cases in State Court. Since then, his trial work has focused on all facets of Insurance Defense. These areas include medical malpractice, general liability, products liability, premises liability, professional liability, and auto and trucking negligence.
Pickard is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma. He is a member of DRI, and is a former Board member for the Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel. Born and raised in Oklahoma, Pickard is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He is skilled in Civil Defense Litigation.
Joe has presented as a speaker for the American Conference Institute in the area of Obstetric Malpractice and the Oklahoma Bar Association on the topic of Medical Malpractice.
Joe was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he currently lives with his wife, Tara and their three boys, Will, Joshua and Ethan. Joe Pickard is Managing Partner of the Tulsa Office of Sweet Law Firm.
Our main focus is to posture all of our cases to try them or resolve them in the best fashion for the client.
We have extensive trial experience and a trial preparation process structured to benefit from the perspectives of our junior members while growing their knowledge base.
We stay on top of the latest technology to craft exhibits and demonstrations that help us successfully make the case to juries.
We have a regional footprint in Oklahoma City and Tulsa along with a national presence, thanks to a reputation built on successful outcomes overseeing large multistate cases.
We create efficiencies through integrated services and a one-stop shop approach. We provide comprehensive legal services under one roof.