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Abby Allford

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Abby Allford is an experienced trial attorney with the Mazaheri Law Firm. Her experience ranges from complex domestic matters including family law, criminal, and civil litigation across multiple jurisdictions throughout Texas and Oklahoma. She negotiates and resolves advanced felony and misdemeanor cases litigates contested family law issues and represent plaintiffs and defendants with civil litigation disputes including all aspects of tort litigation, insurance bad faith claims, and contract disputes. Managed contractual transactions over five-hundred thousand ($500, 000.00) ensuring all parties are informed and briefed on the proceedings. Proven leadership ability to manage associates and assistants.



The Law Office of Abby Allford, PLLC; Oklahoma and Texas
Owner; May 2011 - Present

  • Represent the accused against all levels of criminal felony cases through plea negotiations or trial

  • Manage a high-volume caseload of over fifty (75) clients simultaneously

  • Issue and respond to discovery, take depositions, and draft pleadings and pretrial motions

  • Negotiate offers and settlements for civil litigation cases

  • Argue motions, conduct hearings, take depositions, and prepare for mediation or trial in civil cases

  • Conduct civil bench trials and contested hearings on family law disputes

RAM, Inc.; McAlester, OK
Retained/Corporate Counsel; November 2017 - September 2022

  • Conducted discovery for all levels of litigation, negotiated offers and settlements and prepared for hearings or trials

  • Defended unemployment claims by writing denial letters and appeals before the OESC

  • Drafted and revised employment applications and contracts, credit applications, non-compete clauses, interest clauses,

  • commercial contracts, marketing agreements, insurance mandates, and commercial agreements with

  • common carriers and independent contractors

  • Litigated commercial contract disputes, personal injury disputes, collection cases, bad faith insurance claims, non-compete violations,

  • contractual enforcement claims, purchase and sales agreements, condemnation cases, anti-trust cases, and tortious interference claims

Allford & Morales, P.C.; Georgetown, San Marcos, and Austin, Texas
Owner/Partner; September 2010 - May 2011

  • Represented approximately 250 criminal clients and closed/retained 95% of all potential clients through consultation and intake process

  • with all levels/degrees of felony and misdemeanor cases

  • Prepared and tried misdemeanor and felony cases before juries

Abby Allford Attorney at Law; Waco, TX
Owner; June 2009 - September 2010

  • Resolved misdemeanor, juvenile, felony, and federal criminal cases

  • Sat as lead counsel in a DWI and assault with family violence jury trial

  • Participated as the second chair for a felony evading trial, a habitually enhanced aggravated robbery trial,

  • and a federal unlawful possession of a firearm trial, and two aggravated sexual assault trials

  • Participated as the second chair on a two-week murder trial and contacted and conducted interviews with approximately forty witnesses,

  • and reviewed all of the evidence, and prepared direct and cross-examination in addition to overall defense strategies for trial

  • Argued commitment and enforcement hearings regarding delinquent child support

Swanton & Frederick; Waco, TX
Legal Clerk; November 2008 - May 2009

  • Conducted intake with new criminal defense cases, researched legal issues, drafted memoranda and motions, and prepared cases for trial

District Attorney's Office; Waco, TX
Legal Intern; August 2008 -- November 2008

  • Assisted in screening cases for pleas and trials

  • Aided in drafting the information/charging instrument for new cases

  • Helped research bond forfeitures and completed numerous DWI assessments

District Attorney's Office; Oklahoma City, OK
Licensed Legal Intern; October 2007 May 2008

  • Assisted felony prosecutors in the special victims' unit and interviewed victims and witnesses in preparation for trial

  • Argued revocation hearings, and preliminary hearings, and took pleas for the State of Oklahoma

Gotcher and Belote; McAlester, OK
Legal Intern; July 2007 - August 2007

  • Interviewed clients, researched their legal issues, and assessed their cases

  • Drafted motions, petitions, claims notices, memoranda, supporting briefs, appellate briefs, etc.

Court of Criminal Appeals; Oklahoma City, OK
Legal Intern/Judicial Externship; January 2007 May 2007

  • Wrote summary opinions

  • Reviewed Petitions for Discretionary Review, Applications for Writs of Habeas Corpus, and Appellate Briefs

  • submitted to the court of criminal appeals for review

  • Drafted opinion reviews on behalf of Justice Gary Lumpkin

District Attorney's Office; Oklahoma City, OK
Licensed Legal Intern; May 2006 - November 2006

  • Conducted legal research, drafting memoranda, and motions, and interviewed and advocated for victims in the special victim's unit

CGI Communications; Rochester, NY
Account Executive in Outside Sales; May 2004 - December 2004

  • Promoted and sold advertising all over the United States

  • Consistently exceeded sales quota and was promoted within the first four months of employment


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law; Oklahoma City, OK J.D.; May 2008.

  • University of Oklahoma; Norman. OK B.B.A- in Marketing: December 2003.


  • American Association of Justice Trial Team Attorney

  • Criminal Law Association Vice-President

  • Criminal Law Association Student Representative

  • American Bar Association (ABA) National Liaison to the Section of Criminal Justice-Victims Committee

  • OU Dean's Honor Roll and Michael F. Price College of Business Dean's Honor Roll

  • ABA Student Division Vice-President

  • OCU School of Law Moot Court Participant

  • OCU School of Law Ambassador


  • Licensed Attorney in the Supreme Court of the United States; August 2018.

  • Licensed Attorney in the Western District of Texas; April 2010.

  • Licensed Attorney in the State of Texas; May 2009.

  • Licensed Attorney in the State of Oklahoma; September 2009.

  • Certified in Alternative Dispute Resolution by N.I.T.A.; May 2008

  • Certified in NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

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