Caroline Shaffer Siex is a Texas native, who prior to attending law school worked as a paralegal in the Dallas area for three (3) years. She graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law in December of 2016. While attending the University of Tulsa, she was heavily engaged in moot court where she placed in multiple events and competed on the trial team. Caroline received the prestigious award for The Order of Barristers. Caroline held multiple officer positions in various student organizations including the Student Bar Association, Federalist Society, and TU Outlaws. During her time in law school, she had interned as a law clerk and gained experience in various areas of litigation including appellate work in both the Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Tenth Circuit. Shaffer also spent a semester working in the Community Advocacy Clinic fighting for permanent protective orders on behalf of victims.
In her short time of being an attorney, Caroline was recognized by the Association of American Trial Lawyers for her excellence in Personal Injury Law with the 2018 award for Top 40 Under 40. In 2020, Super Lawyers selected Caroline as a “Rising Star” in civil litigation. Caroline serves the Oklahoma Bar Association as an Executive Board Member for the Oklahoma Bar’s Young Lawyers’ Division. Caroline is also serving on the American Bar Association for the 2020 to 2021 term as the District Representative for Oklahoma and Arkansas. Caroline has also contributed to publications for the Tulsa Lawyer Magazine and the American Bar Association’s After the Bar.
Caroline is licensed in the Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma, and the Bankruptcy Courts for Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma. Caroline is also licensed in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Her areas of practice include general litigation, insurance defense, nursing home litigation, receivership actions, personal injury, civil rights, appellate practice, and family law.