John Zelbst – Lawton Personal Injury Lawyer

John Zelbst

Zelbst, Holmes & Butler

(580) 713-4124

411 SW 6th Street
Lawton , OK 73501

Monday – Friday:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

John Zelbst

Zelbst, Holmes & Butler

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Firm Summary

John P. Zelbst has been a trial lawyer since 1980. Throughout the years his practice has grown nationwide. With the assistance of local counsel, Mr. Zelbst has handled and tried cases all over America. Mr. Zelbst’s legal career has focused solely on representing people who have been injured, wronged, falsely accused, and mistreated.

Bar Affiliations: He has been a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association since receiving his law degree from the University of Tulsa in 1980. Mr. Zelbst is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States; the Court of Federal Claims; the 5th& 10th Circuit Courts; Federal Courts for the Western, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Oklahoma, the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, District of Colorado and Eastern District of Missouri.

John was selected for inclusion in the Best Attorney Network for personal injuries, John Zelbst has been referred to as a “gunslinger from the old west fighting in an alley that time has all but forgotten. Today’s courtrooms are sterile and dead. More like mausoleums and morgues. John brings life, thunder, and justice back into these quiet cold rooms.”

Listen to John being interviewed on Americans Best Lawyers and you will see what these professionals were talking about.

Awards: Selected multiple times by the readers of the Lawton Constitution as the Best Lawyer of the Year. Oklahoma Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division for the years 1994 and 1995 for participation in the Student Training and Employment Program (STEP). Oklahoma Bar Association Courageous Advocacy Award 1989.

Civic and Community: Mr. Zelbst is also civic-minded. He cares deeply about his community. In an effort to provide service to the community he serves on the Board of Trustees of the Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Lawton, Oklahoma. He is also a member of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association; a volunteer firefighter for the Meers Volunteer Fire Department, member of the National Alumni of The University of Tulsa, College of Law. In 2010 appointed by the Governor of the State of Oklahoma to the Wildlife Commission for a term of eight years and reappointed in 2018 to another eight-year term.