John R. Chubbuck

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John R. Chubbuck is a transactional attorney whose practice is primarily focused on aircraft matters that fall under the purview of the Federal Transportation Code, FAA Regulations, FAA Aircraft Registry, Cape Town Convention and International Registry. His practice regularly involves reviewing FAA records for aircraft, engines and propellers and advising local, national and international clients regarding title issues and liens and encumbrances of record at the FAA. He also reviews security agreements, leases, bills of sale and other documents to ensure compliance with FAA regulations and procedures.

In addition to his private practice, John serves as an adjunct professor of law at the Oklahoma City University School of Law, where he teaches aviation law.

John’s achievements have earned him inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys.

John earned his bachelor’s degree in aviation management from the University of Oklahoma in 2006, working as a part-time flight instructor for much of his undergraduate career. Prior to attending law school, he served as an assistant chief flight instructor for a private flight school where he coordinated the school’s Federal Aviation Regulations Part 141 training program and oversaw regulatory compliance with respect to the school’s operational aspects. John is a certified flight instructor and holds a commercial pilot’s certificate for single and multi-engine land airplanes and instruments.

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Experience, Honors, & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s up-and-coming attorneys

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

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  • Oklahoma, 2010


  • J.D., University of Oklahoma, 2010
    • (Academic Achievement Award, Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy I)
  • B.S. Aviation Management, University of Oklahoma, 2006