Judicial Nominating Commission


CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 1 - (Creek and Tulsa Counties)


William R. GrimmWilliam R. Grimm has been in private practice in Tulsa since 1973. He is the managing officer of Barrow & Grimm, P.C. where his practice consists of business litigation before all courts. He previously served on the Professional Responsibility Commission (2009 - 2016), OBA Board of Governors (1996-1998), OBA vice president (2004) and OBA president (2006). He also served in leadership positions on numerous OBA committees and task forces over the years. In addition, he previously served as the president of the Tulsa County Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Foundation and numerous TCBA committees. He has been the recipient of numerous OBA and TCBA awards for his leadership and distinguished service to the legal profession. He has strong beliefs about the vital importance of an independent judiciary that is free of any influences whatsoever.

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 2 - (Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Delaware, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Rogers, Sequoyah, Wagoner and Washington Counties)

Linda Stoia Lepak

Linda Stoia Lepak

Linda Stoia Lepak is currently the Managing Attorney of the Hotline for Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, where she has worked for nearly 15 years. Prior to working at Legal Aid, she was in private practice in Claremore and Nowata and was a professor of business law at several universities including the University of Oklahoma, where she earned her BBA and JD. She is active in her community and has served three times as the Rogers County Bar Association President and as a member of the Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness. She lives in Claremore with her husband. As the mother of five children who are licensed attorneys, four of whom are members of the Oklahoma Bar Association, she believes it is important for the future of our state and our profession that we have a strong and independent judiciary that supports equality before the law.