Barteaux received his Bachelor’s of Arts in Public Affairs and Administration from the University of Oklahoma and obtained his juris doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He has worked as a trial attorney in Tulsa and previously served on the editorial board of the Cherokee Phoenix.
Barteaux has served as a judge for the Cherokee Nation District Court since May 2017, when he was sworn in to complete the unexpired term of the late Cherokee Nation District Judge Bart Fite. Barteaux’s new term will continue until February 2022.
*From Cherokee Nation press release dated 2/14/2018 http://www.cherokee.org/News/Stories/20180214_Tribal-Council-confirms-T-Luke-Barteaux-as-district-judge