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Special Temporary Permit to Practice Law in Oklahoma

To make application for a Special Temporary Permit contact the Board of Bar Examiners at 405-416-7022.

(This generally applies only to those working for a corporation or law school.)

Oklahoma Statutes Citationized
  Title 5. Attorneys and the State Bar
    Chapter 1 -Attorneys and Counselors
      Appendix1 - Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association
        Article Article II
        Section Art II Sec 5 - Out-of-State Attorneys and Attorneys Granted a Special Temporary Permit To Practice

E. The requirements set forth below shall apply to all attorneys granted a special temporary permit to practice:

1. An attorney granted a special temporary permit to practice shall pay an administrative fee to the Oklahoma Bar Association of $350.00 regardless of the duration of the permit. An annual fee in the amount of $350.00 shall be collected on or before the anniversary of the permit. A late fee of $100.00 shall be collected in the event the fee is paid within 30 days of the due date. In the event that the fee is not paid within 30 days of the due date, the special temporary permit shall be deemed cancelled and can only be renewed upon making application to the Board of Bar Examiners and the payment of a new application fee. The annual permit shall only be renewed upon affirmation that the conditions for which the special temporary permit was issued still exist. An attorney granted a special temporary permit to practice shall not appear on the roll of attorneys and shall not be considered a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. However, an attorney granted a special temporary permit shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma Supreme Court for purposes of attorney discipline and other orders revoking, suspending or modifying the special permit to practice law.

2. Attorneys granted a special temporary permit to practice prior to the promulgation of this rule shall be deemed to have a renewal date of January 2, 2010.

3.All attorneys granted a special temporary permit to practice shall comply with the requirements of the Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education with the exception that the annual reporting period shall be the anniversary date of the issuance of the special temporary permit to practice.