Reece B. Morrel Jr.

Reece B. Morrel Jr.

Reece B. Morrel, Jr.

Contact: Reece B. Morrel, Jr.

Education and Certification

  • Oklahoma State University (B.S.B.A. in Accounting 1983), member of Phi Alpha Delta and Beta Alpha Psi
  • University of Tulsa (M.B.A. 1987)
  • University of Tulsa (J.D. 1991)
  • Certified Public Accountant (1988)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (2012)

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Oklahoma (1991)
  • U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Tax Court

Employment

  • Engaged in private practice (1991 to present) with areas of concentration in taxation, estate planning and business law
  • Director of Planning and Management Analysis for the Office of the Governor, State of Oklahoma (1992 to 1993)
  • Financial Analyst, OTASCO, Inc., (1986 to 1988)
  • Management Consultant, Arthur Young & Company (1985 to 1986)
  • Shareholder and Vice-President of Morrel & Morrel, PC

Professional Associations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association (Young Lawyer Division Desk Manual Committee, Chairman, 1993-95)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association Public Information Committee
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • ARRL Volunteer Counsel, KC5FWI (Amateur Extra)

Lectures

  • “Amazing Grace and Taxes – The Unmerited Favor of Uncle Sam,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants, Campus Ministry United (2015)
  • “Ethics Case Study:  Change in Marital Status of Clients,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants (2015)
  • “Gambling Tax Update,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants (2015)
  • “Identity Fraud Update,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants (2015)
  • “Identity Fraud,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants (2014)
  • “Management of Digital Assets,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants (2014)
  • “Ethics for Enlightened Accountants,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants (2013, 2014)
  • “Taxation of the Gambler,” Lacerte User’s Group, Oklahoma Society of Accountants (2013)
  • “Taxation of the Gambler,” Oklahoma Society of Accountants, Tulsa Chapter of the Oklahoma Society of CPA’s (2012)
  • “Basic Estate Planning,” Tulsa Chapter of the Oklahoma Society of CPA’s (2012)
  • “Taxation of the Gambler,” Oklahoma Bar Association Webcast (2011)
  • “Taxation of the Gambler,” Tulsa County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education (2010)
  • “Law Office Technology,” Oklahoma Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education (1994)

Articles and Publications

  • “Taxation of the Recreational Gambler,” Tulsa Lawyer (April 2011)
  • Author of the “Lady Luck Gambling Diary:  Slot Machine Edition” (2010)
  • The ‘Virtual’ Bankruptcy Office” Part 1 and Part 2, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (1994)
  • “The IRS’s Knockout Punch:  The 100 Percent Penalty for Failure to Collect or Pay Over Tax,” The Oklahoma Bar Journal (1994)

Recognition and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award for Contracts I (Fall 1988)
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Agency & Partnership (Fall 1989)
  • Oklahoma Society of CPA’s, 2012 Silver Pen Award

Community Involvement

  • American Radio Relay League
    • Volunteer Counsel for Oklahoma
  • Rotary International
    • Southeast Rotary Club of Tulsa
    • Paul Harris Fellow