Michael D. Duncan

Mediator | Attorney

Areas of Expertise -- Auto Negligence, Insurance & Bad Faith, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Negligence

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Michael D. Duncan has been a trial lawyer since 1986, with more than 50 jury trials in Oklahoma state and federal courts, including as lead counsel in complex insurance bad faith and product liability litigation. He is AV® Preeminent rated for legal ability and ethical standards by the national attorney rating service Martindale-Hubbell. 


  • University of Oklahoma–College of Law, Norman, OK -- Juris Doctor, 1985

  • University of Oklahoma School of Journalism, Norman, OK -- Bachelor of Arts 1980

Specialized Dispute Resolution Education and Training

  • Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Admitted to the Western, Northern and Eastern federal district courts of Oklahoma

  • Admitted in all state courts of Oklahoma, 1985

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

  • Oklahoma Bar Association; member OBA Insurance Law section

  • Oklahoma County Bar Association

  • Defense Research Institute

  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel

Publications and CLE Presentations

  • Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Oklahoma: Discovery in Bad Faith Litigation and the Ethical Consequences. National Business Institute paper and seminar, Oklahoma City, OK, 2013

  • Auto Injury Litigation: Bad Faith/Ethics. National Business Institute paper and seminar, Oklahoma City, OK, 2016

  • Voir Dire and Jury Selection paper and seminar, Oklahoma City, OK 2016


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