Kevin K. Trout

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Kevin K. Trout



Kevin K. Trout is a Partner in our Oklahoma City office with more than 25 years of litigation experience and specializes in medical malpractice and aging services defense.

Kevin protects the rights of hospitals, aging care facilities, physician practice groups, insurers, and other health care professionals in the riskiest and most complex cases such as catastrophic injury, traumatic brain injury, amputation, negligent care, wrongful diagnosis, and a wide range of other matters.

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He has spent his entire career representing health care clients at the state and federal level, and he also guides clients through the appellate process to protect a hard-fought victory or overturn an unfavorable outcome. Additionally, Kevin counsels clients on internal investigations, licensure and credentialing, regulatory and compliance matters, administrative processes, employment and contract issues, and other day-to-day business and operational matters.

Before joining Hall Booth Smith, Kevin spent more than 25 years litigating at other firms in Oklahoma that specialize in medical malpractice and health care defense.

Kevin earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma, and he also completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Oklahoma.


Aging Services

Kevin protects the rights of long-term care facilities, nursing homes, adult care providers, insurers, and health care professionals in litigation such as negligent care, catastrophic injury, misdiagnosis, wrongful death, and other complex disputes.

Medical Malpractice

Kevin defends hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, physician practice groups, insurers, and other health care professionals in complex and high-exposure cases. He has successfully resolved numerous risky lawsuits such as traumatic brain injury, catastrophic injury, negligence, and wrongful diagnosis.



State Courts:

  • Oklahoma

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


  • J.D., University of Oklahoma
  • B.B.A., University of Oklahoma


  • American Bar Association
  • DRI
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association


Kevin has given numerous presentations over the years to rural hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, and resident physicians on topics such as incident reporting, licensure, regulatory compliance, credentialing, and documentation. A few select presentation topics are below.

  • Recent Trends in Litigation
    Care Providers Oklahoma Fall State Fair, September 2022

In the Press

HBS Opens 24th Office in Oklahoma City as Heron, Fox, Trout & Sherry Join Firm

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce its 24th office as the attorneys at Oklahoma City-based boutique medical malpractice defense firm Heron, Fox, Trout & Sherry join the organization. Michael J. Heron, Chris L. Fox and Kevin K. Trout are joining Hall Booth Smith as Partners,