Brent Rowland is a Senior Attorney in our Probate, Trust Administration, & Guardianship practice. With his never-ending jokes, positive attitude, and kind spirit, we are grateful to have Brent on our team. Our clients love his thoughtful representation and advocacy of their best interests, good relationship with local judges and their staff, extensive professional experience, and his thorough understanding of probate and trust law.
A highly skilled and adaptable individual with a diverse range of abilities, Brent is committed to utilizing his talents for the betterment of society and is eager to contribute to the mission of Littleton Legal to help families and businesses thrive. His goal is to assist those in need, and he is dedicated to making a positive impact through his work. Prior to working at Littleton Legal, Brent worked as a Legal Aid attorney working with seniors to draft wills, estate plans, and health care directives. During this time, he also tried custody and abuse cases, and worked for client’s safe and fair housing. Brent then took a break from a traditional law career to follow a calling into education. He taught English, history, geography, religion, and humanities to middle and high school students before becoming an elementary school principal. During his time in education, he was awarded Broken Arrow Teacher of the Year and was a finalist for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. In addition to instating public Montessori at Tulsa’s Grissom Elementary, Brent served as President of the Tulsa Association of Elementary School Principals, contributed for two years to the Wallace Foundation Convening of Urban Principals, and presented on the expansion of teacher leadership to improve school culture at the 2017 National Principals’ Conference. Brent’s experience in the education and school administration uniquely prepared him to navigate the often complex and emotional family dynamics that are inherent to helping families navigate the legal aspects of the life transitions they experience when someone dies or becomes incapacitated.
Brent received a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa, where he graduated with honors. At TU he was elected as Student Association Senator, was the founding President of the Board of Advocates, and was awarded a Dean John Rogers Scholarship, and was recognized on the Dean’s List. Brent returned to the University of Tulsa to teach in the health & senior law areas of the Legal Clinic, where he was the youngest faculty member of the College of Law.
Brent is a member of Tulsa Title, Probate Lawyers Association, the Tulsa County Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association, and the OBA sections for Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust, and Litigation. He was formally the President of the Mayes County Bar Association.
Very active in the community outside of his professional life, Brent is currently a member of the Tulsa Ballet Board, the Sistema Tulsa Board, and Leadership Tulsa Class 360. He has served on the Council of Fellowship Lutheran Church. Art and music enrich Brent’s life, particularly the marching arts; He’s loved them since the first time he saw a marching band. He currently consults for marching band and color guard locally, and judges nationally each fall and spring.