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Want a way to network with other attorneys in your practice area from across the state? The OBA supports 24 substantive law sections that offer professional development and interaction. Experience professional growth by learning from colleagues in your practice area and develop new contacts, benefits vary by section with a growing number of sections holding midyear or quarterly meetings that offer free or discount CLE to section members, some sections publish member newsletters. The following is a list of those who are currently leading the sections.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

Jeffrey Love, Chairperson
Cheek & Falcone PLLC 
6301 Waterford Boulevard., Suite 320
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-286-9191

Ken Morgan Stoner, Vice Chairperson
1233 E. 33rd Street
Edmond, OK  73013
405-705-2910

David Tracy, Secretary-Treasurer
320 S. Boston Avenue, Suite. 1130
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-582-8001

Larry Yadon, Editor of ADR Connections
S.W. Power Administration
1 W. 3rd Street, Suite 1667
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-595-6607

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Appellate Practice Section

Michael F. Smith, Chairperson
McAfee & Taft
1717 S. Boulder, Suite 900
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-574-3078

Susan Huntsman, Chairperson-Elect
500 Kennedy Building
321 S. Boston Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74103
918-592-9800

Mark Koss, Treasurer
P.O. Box 720804
Oklahoma City, OK 73172
405-720-6868

Alison A. Verret, Secretary
1717 S. Boulder, Suite 900
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-574-3089

Collin R. Walke, Immediate Past Chairperson
210 Park Avenue, Suite 3030
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-232-3800

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Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section

Timothy D. Kline, Chairperson
Phillips Murrah P.C.
Corporate Tower 13th Floor
101 N. Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-4100

Judge Sarah Hall, Chairperson-Elect
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Western District
215 Dean A. McGee, 9th Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 74102
405-609-5660

John B. Jarboe, Co-Treasurer
Jarboe & Stoermer
401 S. Boston, Suite 1810
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-582-6131

Therese Buthod, Co-Treasurer
P.O. Box 1347
Okmulgee, OK 74447
918-549-7221

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Business and Corporate Law Section

Jeanette Timmons, Chairperson
1700 One Leadership Square
211 N. Robinson
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-272-5711

H. Wayne Cooper, Chairperson-Elect
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP
Williams Center Tower II
Two West Second Street, Suite 700
Tulsa, OK  74103
918-591-5228

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Criminal Law Section

Kathryn A. LaFortune, Chairperson
Office of Congressman Jim Bridenstine
2448 E. 81st Street, Suite 5150
Tulsa, OK 74137
918-770-3962

Russell S. Cochran, Chairperson-Elect
7301 Deerberry Lane
Oklahoma City, OK 73150
405-275-6800

Virginia D. Sanders, Secretary
OIDS-General Appeals Division
P.O. Box 926
Norman, OK 73070
405-801-2727

Megan Morgan Tilly, Treasurer
1811 N.W. 19th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
405-323-9372

Charles S. Rogers, Immediate Past Chairperson
2828 N.W. 159th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73013
405-521-3921

Cindy Danner, Active Past Chairperson
P.O. Box 926
Norman, OK 73070
405-801-2727

Trent H. Baggett, Active Past Chairperson
511 Chautauqua
Norman, OK 73069
405-264-5000

Mike Wilds, Active Past Chairperson and Q & A Editors Board
BALA
3100 E. New Orleans Street
Broken Arrow, OK  74014
918-449-6532

Doug Drummond, Q & A Editors Board
Tulsa County District Attorney's Office
500 S. Denver Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74105
918-596-4865

Ben Brown, CLE Events
5905 N. Classen Court
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
405-713-6770

Virginia D. Sanders, CLE Events
OIDS-General Appeals Division
P.O. Box 926
Norman, OK  73070
405-801-2727

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Energy and Natural Resources Law Section

Brad Gungoll, Chairperson
Gungoll, Jackson
101 Park Avenue, Suite 1400
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-272-4710

Eric Huddleston, Chairperson-Elect
Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson
Two Leadership Square
211 N. Robinson Avenue, Suite 1300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-232-3722

Heather L. Cupp, Secretary/Treasurer
Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C.
320 S. Boston Avenue, Suite 200
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-594-0400

L. Mark Walker, Budget Director
Crowe & Dunlevy
20 N. Broadway, Suite 1800
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Lisa Silvestri, Immediate Past Chairperson
GableGotwals
1100 OneOk Plaza
100 W. 5th Street
Tulsa, OK  74103
918-595-4800

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Environmental Law Section

Laura J. Finley, Chairperson
707 N. Robinson
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
405-702-7187

Betsey Streuli, Chairperson-Elect
P.O. Box 1677
Oklahoma City, OK  73101
405-702-7147

Matthew A. Caves, Secretary
100 N. Broadway Avenue, Suite 3300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-272-9241

Scott A. Butcher, Treasurer
20 N. Broadway Avenue, Suite 1800
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-7737

Jeri R. Fleming, Immediate Past Chairperson
5508 E. 32nd Avenue
Stillwater, OK 74074
405-334-6363

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Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section

Keith Peters, Chairperson
McAfee & Taft, P.C.
Two Leadership Square
211 N. Robinson, 10th Floor
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
405-552-2338

Donna J. Jackson, Chairperson-Elect
10400 N. Vineyard Boulevard, Suite A
Oklahoma City, OK  73120 
405-840-1874

Dawn D. Hallman, Secretary
Hallman & Associates, P.C.
2230 McKown Drive
Norman, OK 73072
405-447-9455

Brian L. Hill, Treasurer
Heritage Trust Company
P.O. Box 21708
Oklahoma City, OK 73156
405-608-8624

Samantha Weyrauch Davis, Co-Legislative Liaison
Hall, Estill, Harwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C.
320 S. Boston Avenue, Suite 200
Tulsa, OK  74103
918-594-0638

Emily E. Crain, Co-Legislative Liaison
The Allison Firm PLLC
P.O. Box 700116
Tulsa, OK 74170
918-492-4500

Kara Greuel, Web-Based Application Coordinator
Greuel Law Firm, PLLC
5100 E. Skelly Drive, Suite 1040
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-728-2699

Kara Greuel, Immediate Past Chairperson
Greuel Law Firm, PLLC
5100 E. Skelly Drive, Suite 1040
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-728-2699

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Family Law Section

Practice Manual

M. Shane Henry, Chairperson
906 S. Cheyenne
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-585-1107

Michelle K. Smith, Chairperson-Elect
8100 S. Pennsylvania, Suite C
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
405-759-2333

Donelle Ratheal, Immediate Past Chairperson
4045 N.W. 64th Street, Suite 210
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
405-842-6342

Gary J. Dean, Past Chairperson Emeritus
208 S. Vann Street
Pryor, OK 74361
918-825-1676

Doug Loudenback, Past Chairperson Emeritus
525 N.W. 19th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
405-830-1467

Monica A. Dionisio, Secretary
16311 Sonoma Park Drive
Edmond, OK 73013
405-705-5900

Kim Hays, Budget Chairperson
248 W. 16th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-592-2800

Brad Cunningham, Membership Chairperson
320 S. Boston, Suite 725
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-779-3800

Rees Evans, Historian
501 N.W. 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
405-232-4311

David Tracy, Awards & Nominations
320 S. Boston Avenue, Suite 1130
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-582-8001

McLaine DeWitt-Herndon, Awards & Nominations
320 S. Boston Avenue, Suite 1026
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-585-3337

William G. LaSorsa, Bylaws
15 E. 5th Street, Suite 3800
Tulsa, OK 74013
918-581-8200

Phil Tucker, Trial Advocacy Institute Chairperson
P.O. Box 601
Edmond, OK 73083
405-348-1789

M. Shane Henry, Section Leaders Council Representative
906 S. Cheyenne
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-585-1107

Noel Tucker, ABA Liaisons
P.O. Box 601
Edmond, OK 73083
405-348-1789

M. Shane Henry, ABA Liaisons
906 S. Cheyenne
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-585-1107

CLE Committee Chairpersons

Michelle K. Smith, Chairperson
8100 S. Pennsylvania, Suite C
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
405-759-2333

Allyson Dow, Co-Chairperson-Elect
9925 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
405-691-2648

T. Luke Barteaux, Co-Chairperson-Elect
906 S. Cheyenne
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-585-1107

Legislative Committee Co-Chairpersons

Noel K. Tucker
P.O. Box 601
Edmond, OK 73083
405-348-1789

Phillip J. Tucker
P.O. Box 601
Edmond, OK 73083-0601
405-348-1789
pjtlaw@juno.com

Policies/Procedures Committee Co-Chairpersons

Noel K. Tucker
P.O. Box 601
Edmond, OK 73083
405-348-1789

Kimberly K. Hays
248 W. 16th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-592-2800

Practice Manual Co-Editors

Jon Ford
One Grand Center
201 N. Grand, Suite 400
Enid, OK 73701
580-234-0253

Phillip J. Tucker
P.O. Box 601
Edmond, OK 73083
405-348-1789
pjtlaw@juno.com

Keith Jones
5801 E. 41st Street, Suite 300
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-770-4890

Social Committee Chairpersons

Allyson Dow, Social Committee Chairperson
9925 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73159
405-691-2648

Amy Wilson Page
, Suites Chairperson
3840 S. 103rd East Avenue, Suite 109
Tulsa, OK 74146
918-439-2424

Judicial Liaisons Co-Chairpersons

Judge Mark Barcu
s, Judicial Liaisons Co-Chairperson
P.O. Box 2901
Tulsa, OK 74101
918-260-1190

Judge Barry Hafar, Judicial Liaisons Co-Chairperson
321 Park Avenue, Room 113
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-713-1166

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Financial Institutions and Commercial Law Section

Eric L. Johnson, Chairperson
Hudson Cook, LLP
8524 S. Western, Suite 114
Oklahoma City, OK 73139
405-602-3812

Jesse Sumner Jr., Vice Chairperson
P.O. Box 1051
Tulsa, OK 74101
918-497-5202

J. Mark Lovelace, Treasurer and Immediate Past Chairperson
Phillips Murrah P.C.
Corporate Tower
101 N. Robinson Ave., 13th Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-4100

Robert T. Luttrell III, Program Liaison and Legislative Review Committee Chairperson
McAfee & Taft
211 N. Robinson Avenue, 10th Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-552-2291

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General Practice/Solo and Small Firm Section

Keren Williams McLendon, Chairperson
5808 N. Billen Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-601-1212

Jeffrey B. Taylor, Chairperson-Elect
2525 N.W. Expressway, No. 620
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-748-0318

Gregory S. Wilson, Vice Chairperson
Wilson Law Firm PLLC
502 N. Broadway
Shawnee, OK 74801
405-275-9994

Sonja R. Porter, Secretary
620 N. Robinson Avenue, Suite 203
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-650-4753

Remona Kay Colson, Treasurer
511½ S. Cherokee Avenue
Bartlesville, OK 74003
918-336-1605

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Government and Administrative Law Practice Section

Scott Boughton, Chairperson
3545 N.W. 58th Street, Suite 1000
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-717-8957

John Miley, Chairperson-Elect
2900 N. Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
405-557-7146

Deborah Ann Reed, Treasurer
Greuel Law Firm
5100 E. Skelly Drive, Suite 1040
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-728-1604

Tamar Scott
, Secretary
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
200 N.E. 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-521-2635

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Health Law Section

Elizabeth D. Tyrrell, Chairperson
Two Leadership Square, 10th Floor
211 N. Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-9621

Karen Rieger, Vice Chairperson
20 N. Broadway, Suite 1800
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-7788

Mary Holloway Richard, Secretary
Legal Counsel, INTEGRIS Health
3030 N.W. Expressway, Suite 1700
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-951-4788

Aletheia F. Lawry, Budget Officer
Integris Health
3030 N.W. Expressway, Suite 1700
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-951-4781

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Indian Law Section

Susan Arkeketa, Chairperson
P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
918-295-9720

Trisha Archer, Chairperson-Elect
9242 S. Sheridan Road, Suite K
Tulsa, OK 74133
918-619-9191

Brandy Shores, Immediate Past Chairperson
10441 S. Regal Blvd., Suite 200
Tulsa, OK 74133
918-970-2000

Deborah Reed, Secretary
Greuel Law Firm
5100 E. Skelly Drive, Suite 1040
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-728-1604

Chris Tytanic, Budget Officer
10401 Highview Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73151
405-406-1394

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Insurance Law Section

Jon Starr, Chairperson
McGivern & Gilliard
P.O. Box 2619
Tulsa, OK 74101
918-584-3391

Ryan C. Harper, Vice Chairperson
P.O. Box 3647
Tulsa, OK 74101
918-599-7088

J. M. Scott Ryan, Treasurer
Taylor, Ryan, Schmidt & Van Dalsem PC
850 Boulder Towers
1437 S. Boulder Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-749-5566

Jeffrey A. Curran, Secretary
GableGotwals
One Leadership Square
211 N. Robinson Avenue, Suite N1500
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-5500

Matthew B. Wade, OBA Liaison
Ailles & Associates
One Benham Place
9400 N. Broadway Extension, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, OK 73114
405-419-2655

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Intellectual Property Section

Barbara Krebs Yuill, President
Dunlap & Codding PC
609 W. Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-607-8600

David Sullivan, Vice President
Crowe & Dunlevy
20 N. Broadway, Suite 1800
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-234-3236

Paul Rossler, District 1 Director
GableGotwals
1100 OneOk Plaza, 10th Floor
100 W. Fifth Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-595-4872

Michael H. Smith, District 2 Director
Hall Estill
100 N. Broadway, Suite 2900
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-553-2828

Scott R. Zingerman, Director-at-Large/Immediate Past President
Fellers, Snider, Blakenship, Bailey & Tippens, P.C.
321 S. Boston, Suite 800
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-599-0621

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Juvenile Law Section

Tsinena Bruno Thompson, Chairperson
Oklahoma Lawyers for Children
4901 Richmond Square, Suite 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-232-4453

Ben C. Brown, Chairperson-Elect
5905 N. Classen Court
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-713-6770

William McKinney, Treasurer
5905 N. Classen Court
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-713-6770

Valerie Baker, Secretary
7905 E. Highway 66
Canadian County District Attorney
El Reno, OK 73036
405-264-5535

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Labor and Employment Law Section

Amber L. Hurst, Chairperson
Hammons, Gowens, Hurst & Assoc.
325 Dean A. McGee Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-6100

Nicole M. Longwell, Vice-Chairperson
One Williams Center, MB 2800
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-574-7032

Abby Dillsaver, Treasurer
Deputy General Counsel
Oklahoma Tax Commission
120 N. Robinson, Suite 2000W
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-319-8550

Jeffrey A. Lee, Secretary
US EEOC
215 Dean A. McGee, No. 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-231-4375

Adam W. Childers, Immediate Past Chairperson
Crowe & Dunlevy PC
20 N. Broadway, Suite 1800
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-235-7700

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Law Office Management and Technology Section

Michael D. Johnson, Chairperson
623 N. Porter, Suite 400
Norman OK 73071
405-579-9692

Cheryl A. Clayton, Chairperson-Elect
110 S. Main
P.O. Box 88
Noble, OK 73068
405-872-9216

Jody R. Nathan, Treasurer
P.O. Box 702860
Tulsa, OK 74170
918-592-7070

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Litigation Section

David W. VanMeter, Co-Chairperson
Van Meter Law Firm PLC
600 N. Walker Ave., Ste. 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-228-4949

Whitney M. Eschenheimer, Co-Chairperson
2200 Bank of America Center
15 West 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119
918-584-6644

John M. Krattiger, Budget Officer
1 Leadership Sq., Ste. N1500
211 N. Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-7144
405-235-5500

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Military and Veterans Law Section

Tommy D. Klepper, Chairperson
702 Wall Street, Suite 100
P.O. Box 721980
Norman, OK 73070
405-928-5055

Brent Dishman, Chairperson-Elect
11017 Old River Trail
Edmond, OK 73013
405-204-6082

Robert Donald Gifford II, Immediate Past Chairperson
210 Park Avenue, Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-553-8736

Kate McClure, Secretary
P.O. Box 561
Lawton, OK 73502
580-442-8618

Stan Evans, Treasurer
4108 N. Harvey Parkway
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-521-0323

Traci L. Soderstrom, CLE Chair
601 S. Sunnylane Road
Del City, OK 73115
405-601-1217

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Real Property Law Section

Christopher J. Smith, Chairperson
1000 W. Wilshire, Ste. 428
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
405-919-6876

Lucas J. Munson, Chairperson-Elect
Munson & Ritter
247 N. Broadway
Edmond, OK 73034
405-513-7707

Matthew Winton, Budget Officer
Winton Law
3233 E. Memorial Rd., Suite 103
Edmond, OK 73013
405-478-4818

Jared H. Harrison, Secretary
P.O. Box 658
202 N. 6th Street
Kingfisher, OK 73750
405-375-6484

Charis Lee Ward, Board Member at Large
133 N.W. 8th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-552-7711

Kraettli Epperson, TES Chairperson
50 Penn Place, Suite 1400
1900 N.W. Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-848-9100

John B. Wimbish, TES Editor-in-Chief
5314 S. Yale, Suite 200
Tulsa, OK 74135
918-494-3770

Jason Soper, Legislative Liaison Committee Chairperson
P.O. Box 1292
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
405-552-7721

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Taxation Law Section

Abby Dillsaver, Chairperson
120 N. Robinson, Suite 2000W
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-319-8550

Ralph "Ted" Blodgett, Vice-Chairperson
629 24th Avenue Southwest
Norman, OK  73069
405-360-5533

W. Todd Holman, Secretary
525 S. Main, Suite 800
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-599-7755

Jesse C. Chapel, Teasurer
Andrews Davis, P.C.
100 N. Broadway Avenue, Ste. 3300
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
405-235-8722

Kurt Schneiter, Member at Large (West)
2200 Classen Boulevard, No. 3123
Norman, OK 73071
405-833-4595

Sheppard F. “Mike” Miers Jr., Member-at-Large (East)
100 W. 5th St., Suite 1100
Tulsa, OK 74103
918-595-4800

Julie M. Holmes Chapel, IRS Liaison Officer
55 North Robinson, Room 830
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
405-297-4823

Marjorie L. Welch, State Liaison Officer

120 N. Robinson, Suite 2000W
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-319-8550

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Workers’ Compensation Section

Danny Talbot, Chairperson
13901 Quail Pointe Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73134
405-602-5600

Nichole S. Bryant, Chairperson-Elect
2141 S. Florence Place
Tulsa, OK 74114
918-938-1103

Nathan C. Phillips, Treasurer
3313 N. Classen Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-525-4131

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