Hall Estill Welcomes New Associates and a Special Counsel to Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Denver Offices
September 12, 2022
Hall Estill, Oklahoma’s leading law firm, with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, has announced the addition of four new attorneys.
Bailey Betz has joined the Tulsa office, while Alyssa Gillette and Alexandra (Allie) Crawley have joined the Oklahoma City office, all as associates. In addition, J. Kirk McGill has joined the Hall Estill Denver office as Special Counsel.
“We welcome the unique skill sets and dedication Bailey, Alyssa, Allie and Kirk each bring to our practice and clients,” said Stephen Ray, managing partner for Hall Estill. “They make great additions to the team, providing excellent representation to our clients across our practice areas.”
Betz focuses his practice in the corporate services and litigation arenas. Within his practice he also assists clients in the cannabis law industry. Betz earned his Juris Doctorate, with highest honors, at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2020. He holds also a 2016 bachelor’s in economics, with a minor in finance, from Oklahoma State University.
During law school, he served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Oklahoma Law Review, was awarded the Comfort "Top Ten" Scholarship, and received the Salem Civil Liberties Award. Upon graduation, he was inducted into the National Order of Scribes and the Order of the Coif.
Gillette practices in the areas of energy and environmental law, as well as litigation. She graduated first in her class, summa cum laude, in 2019 with a Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University School of Law. While in law school, she served on the Oklahoma City University Law Review. She earned her bachelor’s, summa cum laude, in 2014 from Texas A&M University.
She also served as an intern for the U.S. Army JAG Corps, completed an externship with the Oklahoma County Public Defender's Office and served as a judicial assistant in the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
Crawley focuses her practice in the areas of general civil litigation, including contract disputes, securities litigation and complex business litigation. While in law school, she served as the Business Development Editor for the American Indian Law Review and was a member of the Victim Advocacy Program.
She graduated from University of Oklahoma College of Law, earning her Juris Doctorate, with distinction, in 2021, and Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s in strategic communications, cum laude, in 2017.
McGill is a full-service attorney with specialties in Federal and state appeals, litigation, constitutional law and civil rights defense, tax, estates and trusts, business law, administrative law and regulatory compliance, contracts, and commercial transactions.
McGill earned his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2018. In addition, he is a Colorado Certified Public Accountant, and earned a M.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado-Denver (2014), as well as B.S. degrees in both Accounting (minor in English Literature) and Business Administration (emphasis in finance), summa cum laude, from Regis University (2009). He is presently completing a Doctor of Business Administration program.
About Hall Estill
Founded in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hall Estill is a full-service law firm with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to traditional family businesses, as well as nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurial start-ups and individuals. More than 150 legal professionals work in the firm at offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, assisting a diversified base of local, regional, national and international clients.