R. Pope Van Cleef, Jr.

Email: popevan@robertsonwilliams.com

Mr. Van Cleef is a Partner in the offices of Robertson & Williams.  His practice focuses primarily in the fields of oil and gas, including title examinations, drilling and division order opinions, industry transactions and acquisitions, all areas of real estate law, commercial law and collection matters.  Mr. Van Cleef represents and counsels clients in a variety of matters including general corporate, commercial, collection, oil and gas and real estate law. Mr. Van Cleef is the city prosecutor for The City of Nichols Hills, a suburb of Oklahoma City and approved outside counsel for Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Mr. Van Cleef has an “AV” Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Pope is an active member of his church and serves as trustee to The Anglican Foundation. He is married to Anita Van Cleef and they have two children and one grandchild.


  • 1976 – J.D., Oklahoma City University
  • 1974 – B.A. in Political Science, University of Oklahoma

Professional Admissions

  • Oklahoma
  • U. S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations & Volunteer Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association