Beverly Smith is a community leader and highly-regarded attorney with a distinguished career practicing law in Tulsa for over 35 years. As an attorney Of Counsel at Conner & Winters, she represents clients in estate planning, trust administration, and probate matters, while maintaining a robust corporate transaction and commercial real estate practice.

Beverly provides comprehensive and personalized service to help clients protect their legacies in a meaningful way. Her clients include high net worth individuals, families, executors, and trustees. She advises clients on how to distribute and administer trusts, completes trust formations for family and individual trusts, and represents clients in probate matters and trust administration. She also supervises guardianship cases for various clients at Conner & Winters.

For corporate matters, Beverly represents trust, hospitality, utility, telecommunication, and publicly-owned companies in a broad range of transaction-related matters. Beverly helps her clients strategically navigate industry changes and effectively capitalize on opportunities by staying diligent of changing laws and policies on both the state and national level. 

Beverly’s commercial real estate practice is primarily focused on leasing, project, and land development. She has represented both lessor and lessee clients in a variety of industries, such as representing wind energy companies, ranch and mining operations, regional telephone company operations, and airports in ground leases with major airline carriers. A significant portion of Beverly’s legal career involved close to 10 years of representing a major global corporation in their real estate acquisitions across Oklahoma.

Beyond her legal experience, Beverly is a passionate community leader and advocate in the Tulsa community. In 2019, she was inducted into the Hall of Fame for the University of Tulsa College of Law, where she is the benefactor for the Beverly K. Smith Endowed Scholarship in Law. She was also recognized as the Chi Omega Woman of the Year in 2019. Beverly has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America® in Tulsa since 2018 and was the 2021 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Real Estate Law in Tulsa. She serves on the University of Tulsa College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board and as a board member for the Trinity Woods retirement community in Tulsa. She is active with leadership in her church, the Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, where she plays in the bell choir.

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Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Chi Omega Woman of the Year (2019)

University of Tulsa College of Law Hall of Fame (2019)

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (2018 - present)

Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year – Tulsa Real Estate Law (2021)

Oklahoma Bar Association Award for the Outstanding Law Student (1986)

Order of the Curule Chair - The University of Tulsa College of Law

Tulsa Law Review (formerly Tulsa Law Journal, 1985 – 1987)

Various American Jurisprudence Awards

Community & Professional

Benefactor of the Beverly K. Smith Endowed Scholarship in Law at the University of Tulsa

Board Member, University of Tulsa College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board

Board Member, Trinity Woods Tulsa Retirement Community

Tulsa County Bar Association

Oklahoma Bar Association

American Bar Association

Past President, Tulsa Title & Probate Lawyers Association

Past President, The University of Tulsa College of Law Alumni Association

Administrative Board, Boston Avenue United Methodist Church

Board of Trustees, Boston Avenue United Methodist Church

Board of Directors, Tulsa Town Hall

Other Activities and Interests


Bell Choir

Spending time with children and grandchildren



Alerts & Publications


University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1987

University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1970


  • Oklahoma - 1988
  • Tulsa County Bar Association - 1988
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. of Oklahoma - 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit - 1992
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