Robert G. "Hap" Fry, Jr.
Firm: Fry & Elder
Address: 1630 South Main Street
Tulsa, OK 74119
Membership: Tulsa County Bar Association; Oklahoma Bar Association
University: Michigan State University, B.A., 1964, University of Tulsa, J.D., 1967
Admitted: 1968, Oklahoma and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma; 1972, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Biography: For 30 years, Robert G. 'Hap' Fry, Jr., has been practicing law in Tulsa, Oklahoma, devoting 25 years exclusively to the areas of divorce and child custody litigation. He received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and received his Juris Doctor from The University of Tulsa College of Law in 1967. He was admitted to the Oklahoma and U.S. District Court in 1968, where he served as Chief Public Defender of Tulsa County. Hap was selected as an Outstanding Young Lawyer of Tulsa County in 1971. Mr. Fry’s practice is devoted solely to divorce, child custody, property rights, abuse, sexual molestation and related issues. He is committed to protecting the child’s welfare in all contested cases. Counseling, mediation, and arbitration are available to parties at the inception of each case that can reduce the time and costs of litigation. Fry is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a past president of the Oklahoma Chapter. He is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Association.Mr. Fry has been a CLE speaker on cross examining a psychological expert, 1998; divorce fundamentals in 2000 and 2001; examining a custody evaluation report, 2005, 2006. He was featured on CBS The Early Show in a divorce series entitled, “What About the Kids?,” September 14, 2006. Mr. Fry was featured as an outstanding lawyer in the Oklahoma Super Lawyers Magazine, November 2007-2009. He also carries an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubble, which is the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics. Partnered with attorney James R. Elder, the firm Fry & Elder brings over 70 years of combined trial experience to the practice. Mr. Fry’s trial philosophy is describe as simply as, “Shoot all the bullets you have and then throw the empty gun at them.” Through many years of excellence in Family Law practice, Fry & Elder have earned the reputation as one of the premier law firms in Oklahoma.Bar Fellowship: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers