Attorneys at Hartley Law Firm


Thomas Jot HartleyThomas Jot Hartley

Jot Hartley has been a licensed practicing attorney since 1977. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma in 1977 and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University in 1974. During the past 30 years, Mr. Hartley has been involved with all facets of private legal practice, including general, civil, trial, appellate and federal practice, real property, corporation, taxation, eminent domain, commercial, probate, personal injury, criminal defense, criminal prosecution and estate planning law.

Mr. Hartley serves as General Counsel to the Tulsa Development Authority, an urban renewal authority organized by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Mr. Hartley’s practice has emphasized legal services to condemning authorities in Oklahoma and Missouri.  He has been directly responsible for the acquisition, through eminent domain, of over 800 parcels of land. Condemnation proceeding have been filed by Mr. Hartley on these parcels in twenty counties in Oklahoma as well as the Northern and Eastern Federal District Courts of Oklahoma for property owned by restricted Indians.  He is a veteran of over 75 jury trials to determine just compensation.  Representative clients include The Oklahoma Department of Transportation, The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, Tulsa Development Authority, KAMO Power, The Grand River Dam Authority, Empire District Electric Company and the Cities of Broken Arrow and Vinita, Oklahoma. 

Mr. Hartley is also an experienced title examiner having prepared hundreds of title opinions as the title examination attorney for the Farm Credit Services on real property located in eight counties in Northeast Oklahoma and various private clients for thirty years.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Hartley and his family own and operate a registered Angus cattle ranch west of Vinita, Oklahoma known as Spur Ranch.  Mr. Hartley is a past President of the American Angus Association, after eight years of service on its Board of Directors, and is a past President and Board Member of the Oklahoma Angus Association, Oklahoma Beef Incorporated and the Vinita Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Hartley is a past President and current Treasurer of the Home of Hope, an organization that provides services to the adult mentally handicapped.

Travis J. Hartley

Travis Hartley was admitted to the practice of law in Oklahoma in 2004 and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern District, of Oklahoma.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma in 2004 and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University in 2001. His main areas of focus include civil matters, eminent domain, estate planning, family law, guardianship, municipal law, probate, real estate and title examination.

Travis grew up in Oklahoma and attended both OSU and OU. He and his wife, Shana, have two girls who are aspiring ballerinas and gymnasts and a boy who Travis delivered at home. He is a former president of the Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition to his attorney duties he is also the firm's network administrator and legal technology consultant.

Daneil T. GiraldiDaniel T. Giraldi

Daniel Giraldi was admitted to the practice of law in Oklahoma in 2006 and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern District, of Oklahoma. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Southern Illinois in 2006 and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California State University, Stanislaus in 2003. His main areas of practice include personal injury, criminal law, civil litigation, eminent domain, and family law.

Daniel grew up in Des Plaines, Illinois but has lived in Northern California (Modesto), Southern California (Sunland), Southern Illinois (Marion), and Western Oklahoma (Altus). He has two daughters. In his free time, Daniel enjoys watching the White Sox and Cubs and wondering if the Cubs will win a World Series in his lifetime. Daniel also enjoys shopping for unique items to add to his, what some have called, eccentric office.

Andrew R. Meloy

Andrew R. Meloy

Andrew R. Meloy was admitted to the practice of law in Oklahoma in 2009 and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern District, of Oklahoma. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2009. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Oral Roberts University, with a double major of Business Administration and United States History. While attending Oral Roberts, he was a member of the basketball team, which in 2006, participated in the NCAA tournament. His primary areas of focus are criminal law and family law.

Drew grew up in Houston, Texas, and is the oldest of six children to Richard and Melita Meloy. When not working, his favorite activities are: spending time with his daughter Hayley and his brothers, running, gardening, cheering for his beloved Houston sports franchises, and fostering dogs and cats for the Tulsa County Animal Shelter.

Zachary T. Young

Zachary T. Young

Zachary Tyler Young, born Elk City, Oklahoma, January 6, 1984; admitted to bar, 2009, Oklahoma. Preparatory education, McMurry University in Abilene (B.S., Political Science, 2006); legal education, University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D., 2009) Member: Tulsa, Pittsburg, Rogers County and Oklahoma Bar Associations; Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.