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J. Wayne Kennon

More Than Just an Attorney

Wayne grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma and graduated from Wentworth Military Academy in 1987.  He then enlisted in the US Navy in 1989 and went to boot camp in Great Lakes, Illinois.  Wayne was stationed at Whidby Island, Oak Harbor, Washington as an Aviation Ordinanceman in a EA-6B aircraft squadron assigned to the USS Independence aircraft carrier at San Diego, California.  In 1991, Operation Desert Shield occurred when Sadam Hussein invaded Kuwait and Wayne was deployed to the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf.  

After Desert Shield, Wayne changed his rate to a Yeoman.  In 1992, he became a Petty Officer Second Class and enrolled at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island graduating as a Legalman Second Class.  In 1995 while stationed in Memphis, Tennessee at the Naval Air Station.  Wayne had a car wreck breaking his neck at the C-4/5 level leaving him paralyzed.  Wayne moved back to his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma and finished his Bachelor of Political Science from Tulsa University.  Wayne graduated with a Juris Doctor from Tulsa University in 2000 and passed the Oklahoma Bar the same year.

Wayne joined the Law Office of Doug Pewitt in 2002.  In 2004, Wayne opened his own private practice in Miami, Oklahoma focusing on personal injury, family law and criminal law.

Wayne lives on Grand Lake with his wife, Tena, and their dogs, Rocco, Lola and Frito.

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Rogers Hughes

Experienced Legal Counsel

After being admitted to the State of Oklahoma Bar Association in 2006, he began practicing law with Stockwell & Connor, P.L.L.C in Miami focusing primarily on family and criminal law.  In 2011, Rogers was recognized by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services as the Adoption Advocate of the Year for Region V.

In July 2011, Rogers became an Assistant District Attorney for the 13th Judicial District comprising of both Ottawa and Delaware Counties where he focused on prosecuting cases involving children and the elderly while representing the counties in civil matters until January 2019.  In March 2019, Rogers joined the Kennon Law Office.  He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.