Denelda L. Richardson
Denelda Richardson is a Partner with Rhodes Hieronymus. Her areas of emphasis include litigation and appellate practice, with particular emphasis on claims of discrimination under federal and state law.
Prior to joining Rhodes Hieronymus, Denelda served as Administrative Assistant and later as Law Clerk to The Honorable Sven Erik Holmes of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. She served as Administrator for the Council Oaks American Inns of Court from 1997 to 2000. She is proficient in American Sign Language.
Denelda earned her Bachelor of Science in Management of Human Resources, magna cum laude in 1996 from Southern Nazarene University. In 2003 she obtained her Juris Doctor degree, with highest honors, from the University of Tulsa College of Law. She was a member of Phi Delta Phi and the Women’s Law Caucus, where she was Founding Member of the Part-Time Student Association. She received Cali Awards in Civil Appellate Practice & Procedure; Jurisprudence; Advanced Legal Writing – Nonprofit Law Seminar; Legal Reasoning, Authorities & Writing II; and Trial Practice. Denelda is a member of the Tulsa County and Oklahoma Bar associations.