Mark Ramsey

Partner

Published Cases

Published Cases

 

B. Willis, C.P.A., Inc. v. BNSF Railway Corp., et al., 531 F.3d 1282 (10th Cir. 2008) (applying principles of “ripeness” and “Issue Preclusion” between state and federal proceedings)

 

Stephens Production Company v. Larsen, 2017 OK 36, 394 P.3d 1262 (establishes valuation of property for underground storage of Natural Gas)

 

In re Estate of Metz, 2011 OK 26, 256 P.3d 45 (declared that account held in joint tenancy with right of survivorship passed directly to the surviving joint tenant without probate court approval)

 

Bilbrey v. Cingular Wireless, LLC, 2007 OK 54, 164 P.3d 131 (refusing to apply arbitration clause to consumer class action)

 

Public Service Company of Oklahoma v. Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, Inc., 2002 OK 29, 49 P.3d 80 (establishes that curative statute validates municipal ordinance)

 

State ex rel. Roberts v. Hetherington, 1994 OK 16, 868 P.2d 708 (recognized the absolute immunity from suit of members of the Oklahoma Legislature)

 

Public Service Company of Oklahoma v. B. Willis, C.P.A., Inc., 2007 OK CIV APP 18, 155 P.3d 845, rehearing denied, certiorari denied, approved for publication by the Supreme Court of Oklahoma (declares that the “Just Compensation Clause” of the United States Constitution does not prohibit immediate possession of property in condemnation, applied Issue Preclusion of federal decision, and validated taking of property by electric utility for railroad spur)

 

Beal v. Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc., 2010 OK CIV APP 6, 228 P.3d 538, rehearing denied (emission of electromagnetic field is not a trespass or result in unjust enrichment)

 

In re Estate of Nichols, 2007 OK CIV APP 120, 173 P.3d 105, certiorari denied (finding evidence sufficient to overcome burden of proof of incompetency of testamentary nominee)

 

In re Oklahoma Trash Control, Inc., 258 B.R. 461 (Bankr. N.D. Okla. 2001) (denying assumption of contract after repudiation)

 

Publications

 

Ramsey, “What is a ‘revenue bill’ Within the Meaning of Our Most Recent Constitutional Amendment,” Oklahoma Bar Journal, vol. 63, page 1567 (1992)

 

Miller, Sommer, and Ramsey, “The Uniform Laws Committee:  An Update for 1993,” Oklahoma Bar Journal, vol. 64, page 903 (1993)

Ramsey, “The Problem with Grass,” Oklahoma Bar Journal, vol. 86, p. 591 (2015).