The law firm of McGivern & Gilliard, a veteran firm in the practice of law in Oklahoma was originally the private practice of Paul V. McGivern, Jr., a graduate of the University of Tulsa School of Law and a dean in the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Bar. Upon his admission to the Oklahoma Bar, Mr. McGivern left his position with Home Indemnity Company where he served as a claim representative. While developing his private practice, he continue to serve as Home Indemnity Company's staff attorney responsible for automobile liability and workers' compensation cases. He is now recognized as being a leader of Workers' Compensation defense and an adviser to insurance carriers and self-insured businesses. Mr. McGivern no longer handles defense claims but does act as a consultant and adviser to the Firm.