Kyle Murphy is a Partner with Elias Books licensed in both Oklahoma and Texas whose practice incorporates a broad range of real property and oil and gas issues with a concentration in oil and gas title examination. In his practice, Kyle has prepared numerous acquisition, drilling, and division order title opinions and has been trusted with the efficient resolution of some of the most complex title matters for clients. Kyle has assisted clients with various aspects of mergers and acquisitions of oil and gas properties, including conducting due diligence and drafting purchase and sales agreements. Kyle routinely consults on various oil and gas title issues in preparation of litigation.

Kyle is active in the Energy and Natural Resources Law and Real Property Law Sections of the Oklahoma Bar Association, in addition to the Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen. Kyle is a past President of the Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City as well as a previous speaker of said organization.

Kyle was born in Hays, Kansas, but has lived in the Oklahoma City area most of his life. Kyle attended Oklahoma City University for both undergraduate and law school where he graduated with honors. Kyle currently lives in Edmond with his wife and three kids where he enjoys attending his kids numerous activities while trying to squeeze in the occasional golf game.

Areas of Expertise


2006 – Juris Doctor, Oklahoma City University College of Law
• Cum Laude

2002 – Bachelor of Science in Biology, Oklahoma City University

Professional Admissions

2006 - Oklahoma
2006 - U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
2021 - Texas

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Bar Association Energy and Natural Resources Law Section
Oklahoma Bar Association Real Property Law Section
Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen
Oklahoma City University Alumni Association


Best Lawyers®: Oil and Gas Law (2023)
405 Magazine Top Attorney in Energy – Oil and Gas (2023)

Civic Involvement and Leadership

Publications and Presentations

About Us

At Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson, our attorney roster is as diverse as the areas of law we practice. From recent JDs to seasoned partners, the EBB&N team has a history of success and expertise in the areas of Oil & Gas Law, Property Tax, Corporate Law, Commercial Law and Litigation.

A tradition of excellence.