Attorney Thomas Swafford

Attorney Thomas Swafford

Thomas A. Swafford focuses on providing each client with individualized assessment and instruction throughout the representation process. He understands that each case may be the most important event occurring in the client’s life, and as such, he treats each case as if it is the client’s most important matter in his/her life, by explaining every step of the process and providing thorough review and analysis of each case.

Thomas is admitted to practice law in Oklahoma and is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Payne County Bar Association, and American Bar Association. He graduated from Oklahoma City University School of law in 2010, having previously received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Oklahoma State University in 2006.

His practice of law focuses on the areas of family law, including divorce and legal separation, custody/visitation, child support, paternity, adoption, guardianship, and criminal defense, including expungements of criminal records. Thomas received the 2018 Payne County Bar Association pro bono service award in recognition of his legal representation and services to those in the community who would otherwise be unable to afford to hire an attorney. In addition, Thomas was rated by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of Family Law for years 2019 and 2020.

In his spare time, Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife and children, participating in motorsports activities, and experiencing life’s new adventures.

Additional Information

Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions

State of Oklahoma, 2010


Oklahoma City University School of Law

  • Juris Doctorate, 2010
  • Honors: Dean’s List

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

  • Bachelor of Arts: History – 2006.
  • Honors: President’s Honor Roll
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, 2010-present
  • American Bar Association, 2010-present
  • Payne County Bar Association, 2012-present
Awards and Recognition
  • Payne County Bar Association pro bono service award
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star for Family Law years 2019 and 2020

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