Trucking Accidents Are Different Ervin & Ervin is the Team You Need

William Joseph Ervin, Jr.

Truck Accident Lawyer

William Joseph Ervin, Jr.

Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma, B.A. 1992
Law School: University of Oklahoma, J.D. 1995

Admitted to Practice: Oklahoma 1996

Associate Attorney: Mills & Whitten (Oklahoma City, OK) 1996-1998
Partner: Ervin & Ervin (McAlester/ Oklahoma City) 1998- Present


  • The Supreme Court and All Inferior Courts of The State of Oklahoma
  • U. S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • The Supreme Court of the United States of America


  • Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Oklahoma Association for Justice (OAJ)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Assoc. of Plaintiff’s Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)
  • American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group
  • American Association for Justice Bus Litigation Group
  • Pittsburg County Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association

Leadership/Specialized Training:

  • Executive Board Member of National Trial Lawyers' Trucking Trial Lawyers Association
  • Regent Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA)
  • Graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming
  • Graduate of Roadmaster Truck Driver’s School
  • Holds a valid Oklahoma Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with Endorsements for Double and Triple Trailers and Tankers
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® in Personal Injury, Litigation, and Transportation
  • Board Certified in Truck Accident Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy


  • American Association For Justice (AAJ) Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases 2015
  • Ohio Association For Justice (OAJ) Trucking Seminar 2016: Trailers: From Kingpin to ICC Bar
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) 2016 Annual Symposium: Route Planning and Parking Issues
  • American Association For Justice(AAJ) 2017 Annual Convention: Leasing Companies
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) 2017 Annual Symposium: Driver Qualification
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) 2018 Annual Symposium: What is a CMV
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) 2019 Annual Symposium: The Graves Amendment
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) Webinar June 189, 2019: Re-Thinking Discovery in Trucking Cases


  • Born: Bartlesville, Oklahoma 1969
  • Wife: Toni
  • Children: Molly, Abby, Jack, and Emma

Contact Ervin & Ervin by calling (918) 994-0880 today.

What Others Have To Say

  • “Joe brought a level of compassion, integrity, and professionalism to my case that is challenging to find in today’s world.”

    Evelyn A.

  • “I would recommend Joe Ervin to anyone who has lost someone in a car or truck accident in Oklahoma.”

    V. Jones

  • “Joe Ervin is a terrific lawyer and a good man. I would send my family or friends to him, no question.”

    Nichole B.

  • “The result he delivered reflected how hard he worked for my family.”

    Ron B.

  • “If you are in a crash with a tractor-trailer he is the person you need.”

    Beverly B.

  • “We could not have accomplished the satisfactory outcome without your perseverance.”

    Dorothy C.

  • “Joe Ervin was a key instrument in lowering the rope that raised us out of a deep & dark well.”

    Bruce S.

  • “Joe Ervin cares about the people he represents, and it shows.”

    Jody W.

  • “He is the best lawyer in the State of Oklahoma for commercial truck and bus accident cases.”

    William R.

  • “If you are injured, Joe Ervin is the lawyer you need.”

    John M.

  • “Joe was extremely helpful and understanding and did a lot more than most.”

    Tamara C.

  • “without your involvement, this case never would have come to trial; much less achieve a unanimous verdict in our favor.”

    Steve H.