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Before becoming an attorney, David raised show cattle and competed all over Oklahoma. He also assisted his uncle as a veterinarian technician and worked with cattle on ranches, sale barns, and farms all over the state. Before college, David also served in the U.S. Marine Corps and completed a tour of duty in Iraq. He later attended Oklahoma State University, where he earned his B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations.
David went on to earn his Juris Doctorate Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Oklahoma City University. In law school, he joined numerous student organizations. He was President of the Second Amendment Shooting Club and Treasurer of the Public Interest Law Group, the latter of which was dedicated to providing legal counsel to local underserved communities.
While in law school, David also found an interest in firearms and criminal defense. He would go on to earn the CALI award for Firearms Law and Policy, which is bestowed to the top student in the course. He also received the Dean's Fellowship and interned for the Oklahoma County Public Defender’s Office, where he aided in the defense of those charged with both felony and misdemeanor crimes.
David also interned for Robert A. Manchester III, the famed Ballooning Barrister, where he would become an associate after becoming licensed by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Under Mr. Manchester, David honed his legal experience in criminal cases, civil claims, and appellate matters.
Now, Attorney Hamel has joined the team at Richardson Richardson Boudreaux, PLLC where he continues to fight for the interests of the injured and the bereaved, serving in an Of Counsel capacity. Attorney Hamel has dedicated himself to a legal career because he believes in helping others and ensuring that those who have been wronged have a capable and dedicated advocate ready to seek justice on their behalf.
- Oklahoma State University, B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations
- Oklahoma City University, Juris Doctorate Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration
Honors & Awards
- CALI Award for Firearms Law and Policy
- Oklahoma Bar Association