Katherine G. "Kathie" Coyle

Katherine G. "Kathie" Coyle

Conner & Winters, LLP

Recognized since 2012

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Practice Areas

Art Law

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Trusts and Estates

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Kathie Coyle has practiced in the areas of estate planning and tax-exempt organizations for more than three decades. She does complex estate planning for individuals, many of whom are charitably inclined. Ms. Coyle has a particular interest in inter-generational issues that arise in the realm of charitable giving and wealth transfer. She assists clients in effective philanthropic strategies, particularly in the area of private foundations and charitable trusts.

Ms. Coyle’s clients also include educational institutions, hospitals, civic groups, professional societies, religious organizations and social welfare organizations. She advises not-for-profit entities on their formation, tax exempt qualification and maintenance. Directors and trustees of exempt organizations often pose questions connected with governance, indemnification and insurance issues and Ms. Coyle is well qualified to assist them. One of the organizations that she established for a client received the Nobel Peace Prize.


  • 4100 First Place Tower
    15 East Fifth Street
    Tulsa, OK 74103


  • New York University, LL.M, graduated 1975
  • University of Tulsa, J.D, graduated 1972
  • Hollins University, B.A., cum laude, graduated 1969

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1972


  • Oklahoma Bar Association - Member
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association - Member
  • Tulsa County Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Art Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Trusts and Estates


  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America© (2012-2020)
  • Past President, Green Country Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Past President, Holland Hall Board of Trustees
  • Trustee of the Women's Foundation, The Communities Foundation of Oklahoma
  • Co-Trustee of the Judith and Jean Pape Adams Charitable Foundation
  • Trustee of the Tulsa Library Trust
  • Member of the University of Tulsa Board of Trustees
  • Order of the Curule Chair
  • Cum Laude Society, University of Tulsa College of Law


  • Church and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Indian Country Business and Finance


  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates

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