Richard K. Books

About Richard K. Books

Richard Books has practiced law in the fields of oil and gas and energy law for thirty years. His practice centers around administrative law and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. His clients include major oil and gas companies, large independent oil and gas producers, small exploration and development companies, and individual royalty owners. He is a past president of the Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Society, and has been a frequent faculty member for oil and gas seminars in Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen
Richard's practice focuses on oil and gas conservation law at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.


1977 - J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law

•Oklahoma Law Review
•Order of the Coif

1974 - B.A. in Political Science, Phillips University

Professional Admissions

1977- Oklahoma Bar Association
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma