Jami Rhoades Antonisse

Jami Rhoades Antonisse

Partner

Jami, with her husband Richard, at the Eiffel Tower

Jami Rhoades Antonisse is a proud Bomber from Midwest City, OK. After graduating from high school in 1987, Jami attended Georgetown University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Language Arts (French) and a Certificate in Western European Studies in December of 1990. She then earned her Master of Library Science degree from the University of Maryland at College Park in December of 1994. After working as a law librarian in Washington, DC and Oklahoma City for several years, Jami enrolled at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she graduated with highest honors in May of 2005. Her legal experience includes insurance law, class actions, civil rights, employment law, and estate planning.

In addition to her professional responsibilities, Jami supports and volunteers with the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, the Midwest City/Del City Public Schools Foundation, the P.E.O. International Sisterhood, the Georgetown University Alumni Association, Oklahoma Honor Flights, and the First Unitarian/Universalist Church of Oklahoma City. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling with her husband, COL Richard Antonisse, and their two sons, Hunter and Evan.

"I’m no idealist to believe firmly in the integrity of our courts and of our jury system – that’s no ideal to me. That is a living, working reality!"

Harper Lee
To Kill A Mockingbird

Admitted:

• Oklahoma, 2005

• U.S. District Court: Eastern District of Oklahoma

• U.S. District Court: Northern District of Oklahoma

• U.S. District Court: Western District of Oklahoma

• U.S. Courts of Appeals: Tenth Circuit

Memberships:

• Oklahoma Bar Association (Women in Law Committee)

• Oklahoma County Bar Association

• Federal Bar Association

• P.E.O. International Sisterhood (Chapter EI, Midwest City)

• Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence (Board of Trustees, Academic All-State Banquet planning committee, Fund for Teachers selection committee)

• First Unitarian/Universalist Church of Oklahoma City

Education:

• Georgetown University, BSLA (French), cum laude, December 1990

• University of Maryland at College Park, MLS, December 1994

• University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D. with highest honors, May 2005

Awards:

• Managing Editor, Oklahoma Law Review

• Order of the Coif

• Best Trial Brief Award, Spring 2004 Moot Court Competition

• American Jurisprudence awards: Torts I & II, Legal Research & Writing I & II, Gender Based Discrimination, Conflict of Laws, Civil Pretrial Litigation

Publications:

• "Attorney's Fees, Prevailing Parties, and Judicial Discretion in Oklahoma Practice: How it is, How it Should Be," 57 Okla. L. Rev. 947 (Winter 2004)