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Michael R. Ford Celebrated by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Law

Mr. Ford continues to thrive as he serves Fellers, Snider, Blankenship, Bailey & Tippens

He has parlayed his knowledge into a variety of creative works, such as the University of Oklahoma Law Review, where he published notes and served as an editor.

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, December 14, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Michael R. Ford has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than four and a half decades of practiced industry experience, Mr. Ford is uniquely qualified to oversee a wide range of tasks on behalf of Fellers, Snider, Blankenship, Bailey & Tippens, where he has worked as partner, president and executive committee member since 1987. Before entering the field in a professional capacity, he attended Northwestern University, earned a Bachelor of Arts and JD from the University of Oklahoma, and pursued postgraduate studies with the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Ford proceeded to become a member of the legal department for Cities Service Oil Co., and served four years as a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in Washington, D.C. as a trial attorney while pursuing postgraduate studies at night and earning a Master of Laws in Taxation from the George Washington University National Law Center, he worked as an associate for Gable, Gotwals, Rubin, Fox, Johnson & Baker in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He also garnered experience working as partner for, Baker, Baker, Wilson, Selph & Ford in Oklahoma City, as well as McKnight, Gasaway, Beck, Seals & Ford, and Ford & Brown in Enid,Oklahoma.

Certified to practice law through the Oklahoma Bar Association, the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court, Mr. Ford affiliates himself with the Oklahoma City Community College Foundation of which he serves as Vice President, the Small Business Council of America, the American Law Institute, the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, the Fellows of the Oklahoma Bar Foundation, and has been Chairman of both the Closely held Business Committee and the professional Services Committee of the ABA Section of Taxation. A shining example of skill in his field, he has parlayed his knowledge into a variety of creative works, such as the University of Oklahoma Law Review, where he published notes and served as an editor, and has published estate planning articles in national publications.

As a testament to his success, Mr. Ford received a variety of accolades, including the Leadership Law Award from Journal Record, which he won in 2008, and inclusion in the honors publications Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in the World.

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