Robert A. Franden
Delray Beach, FL
Bob Franden has practiced law in Tulsa, Oklahoma for 40 years and is a partner in the firm of Feldman, Franden, Woodard and Farris, where he has specialized in real estate law. He is also a principal in R. A. Franden and Associates, a real estate investment firm that owns and operates shopping centers, office buildings, and raw land in Oklahoma and Texas.
Franden has served as a commissioner on the Tulsa City Commission; on the boards of the Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority, the Tulsa Performing Arts Center Authority, and the Tulsa Energy Resource Recovery Authority; and as a Trustee of Holland Hall Preparatory School. He served as Board Chairman of the American Gilsonite Company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He designed a seminar entitled "The City and the Clash of Values," which he taught in the First Seminar Series at the University of Tulsa, where he was an adjunct professor of business law.
After serving a two-year term as Chair of ALFA International, a worldwide association of law firms, Franden is currently serving as Chair Emeritus and on the executive committee of that organization. He received a Bachelor of Arts and an LLB degree from the University of Oklahoma and a diploma in International Private Investment Law from the University of Houston. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the American Bar Association.