Sutton Smith Murray is an attorney at Smakal Munn P.C. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She represents
clients throughout the state in all aspects of family law, including marriage dissolutions, child
custody, visitation, child support, property and debt division, alimony, paternity, and
guardianships. Sutton began her legal career at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Los Angeles,
California, after graduating from the UCLA School of Law. She worked on the “Hotline” for
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma (now Legal Aid of Oklahoma), serving indigent clients, before
practicing family law for Wagner & Grundy, LLP.
While in law school, Sutton interned at UCLA Student Legal Services, representing student
clients in landlord-tenant and small claims matters. She also taught Street Law at Pacific
Palisades High School, teaching legal issues such as leases and contracts to high school students.
Sutton became a member of the Oklahoma bar in 2001 and was formerly a member of the
California Bar from 1991-2006.
Outside of the courtroom, Sutton has served as a Gifted & Talented teacher for several years in
the public school system, teaching students who need accelerated content, increased rigor, and
social-emotional skills for combating perfectionism and fixed mindsets. She is certified to teach
Art, English, and Physical Education, and also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the
University of Tulsa. Sutton received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University,
which she attended on a National Merit Finalist Scholarship, majoring in English and Fine Arts.
Ms. Murray enjoys volunteering in her community, including with her daughters in the Tulsa
Midtown Chapter of National Charity League (NCL), and with her son in the Tulsa Chapter of
the Young Men’s Service League. She has served on the Board of Directors for NCL/Tulsa
Midtown Chapter, as well as on the Board of Directors for Junior League of Tulsa, where she
was a member for many years. Sutton attends First United Methodist Church in Tulsa, and
enjoys running, tennis, gardening, reading and travel.