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Art Hoge is Of Counsel in Hall Estill's Oklahoma City office where he focuses in three general areas: litigation; estate and charitable planning; and fraternity and sorority matters. He has an individual AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Within his estate planning practice, Art assists clients with complex and large estates, as well as general estates, including charitable planning, corporate and business entity planning, business succession planning, estate administration, and contested estate matters. He has also created and assists with private foundations and with for profit and nonprofit entities for clients.  

Art has a national clientele and reputation in representing and assisting national and international fraternity and sorority organizations, as well as local housing corporations. Within this realm he assists in litigation matters as counsel of record both inside and outside the State of Oklahoma, and as general counsel for organizations in litigation and claims matters. He also assists with corporate matters and housing matters. He serves as outside general counsel for several national fraternity and sorority organizations. 

Further, Art assist clients in property tax matters and appeals (ad valorem tax matters) nationwide. His representation within this arena includes manufacturing plants, malls, office buildings, warehouses, shopping centers, and apartment complexes, among others. He has presented property tax matters in Oklahoma District Courts, the Oklahoma Court of Tax Review, the Oklahoma Appellate Courts, and in other states. 

Representative cases for Art include:

  • Teel v. Warren (fraternity litigation case), 2001 22 p.3d 234 (ok civ app 46 2001)
  • AP-Prescott One Ten LP v. Clay (ad valorem property tax case), 34 p.3d 1169 (ok civ app 128 2001)
  • Keyes v. Penn Square Matt Ltd. Partnership, 1992 (ok civ app 21, 827 p.2d 909)


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1981)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Exxon Scholar
    • Johnson, Bromberg, Leeds & Riggs Scholar
    • Southwestern Law Journal, Executive Editor, 1979-1981
  • Westminster College (B.A.)


  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • 2023-Present Hall Estill
  • 1999-2023 Mee Hoge PLP
  • 1981-1999 Crowe & Dunlevy
  • 1977-1978 Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, Director of Chapter Services
  • 1975-1977 Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, Leadership Consultant
  • Westminster College Distinguished Alumni Award, 2006
  • Phi Delta Theta Legion of Honor Award
  • Delta Delta Delta Vision Award
  • Recognized as a 405 Magazine top attorney since 2020
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Member, Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council
  • Member, National Association of Property Tax Attorneys
  • Past President, Westminster College Alumni Council
  • Executive Committee Member, Board of Directors, Integris Foundation
  • Member and Past President, Downtown Kiwanis Club of Oklahoma City
  • Phi Delta Theta Foundation, Inc., National Capital Gifts Campaign Chairman
  • Chairman, Integris Planned Giving Council
  • Chairman, Salvation Army Planned Giving Committee
  • Member, Fraternity Information and Programming Group (FIPG), Standing Committee on Legal Affairs 
  • Member, National Association of Property Tax Attorneys, Inc. (NAPTA)
  • Handling Incidents, Claims and Lawsuits, An FIPG Reference Book, FIPB, Inc., 2006
  • Frequent lecturer at professional seminars on estate planning matters, including the National Business Institute, Integris Foundations and Sterling Education Services
  • Frequent presenter to national fraternity and sorority organizations regarding legal issues, including the North-American Interfraternity Conference, Fraternity Executives Association, FIPG and National Panhellenic Conference


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