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Oklahoma Bar Association Seeks Nominations

June 20, 2022

The deadline is approaching to submit nominations for the Oklahoma Bar Association’s annual awards presentations. Awards are open to individuals and organizations who have positively impacted the community, and those submitting nominations do not need to be lawyers. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, July 1 and will be presented to recipients at…

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Applicants for July 2022 Bar Exam

May 31, 2022

The Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct impose on each member of the bar the duty to aid in guarding against the admission of candidates unfit or unqualified because of deficiency in either moral character or education. To aid in that duty, the following is a list of applicants for the bar examination to be given…

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Swearing-In Ceremony – Spring 2022

May 13, 2022

Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Darby administered the oath of attorney to more than 50 new admittees during a ceremony at the Oklahoma Judicial Center on April 26, 2022. Congratulations to the state’s newest lawyers! A gallery of the event is below! View the recorded ceremony on the OBA’s Facebook page.

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We Are All in This Together

May 10, 2022

By Dawn Shelton Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Dustin Rowe opened his talk at the Seminole County Law Day Forum last week by asking everyone where they were 23 years ago. Most attendees soon conjured memories of May 3, 1999. It’s one of those Oklahoma tornado moments – we remember where we were.  During Justice Rowe’s…

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Messages from OBA President James R. Hicks Regarding SJR 43

May 10, 2022

May 10: Update on SJR 43 As of the writing of this update, Senate conferees have been named, including OBA members Senators Mary Boren, Julie Daniels, Kay Floyd and Brent Howard. As of now, no House conferees have been named. If House conferees are named, the process is for the conferees to agree on common…

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OBA Seeks Award Nominations

May 6, 2022

The Oklahoma Bar Association is accepting nominations for its annual awards presentations.  Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, July 1. Awards will be presented to recipients at the OBA Annual Meeting this November at the Oklahoma City Convention Center. Awards are open to lawyers and non-lawyers who have positively impacted the community.  Attorney…

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New Attorneys Take Oath

May 3, 2022

Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners Chairperson, Robert E. Black, announces that 54 applicants who took the Oklahoma Bar Examination on February 22-23, 2022, were admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, or by proxy at a later date.  Due to the continuing threat of COVID-19, the Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice…

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Oklahoma Lawyers Offer Free Legal Advice on April 28

April 21, 2022

Thursday, April 28 – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.  Numbers to call: 405-493-9131 or 918-551-6022 Email: AskALawyer@okbar.org  Lawyers across Oklahoma will provide free legal advice on Thursday, April 28, during the annual statewide celebration of Law Day. Oklahoma residents may call 405-493-9131 or 918-551-6022 to speak to a licensed attorney at no charge. Those with legal questions…

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February 2022 Bar Results

April 19, 2022

Results – February 2022 Oklahoma Bar Exam A total of 141 took the exam; 66 passed; pass rate 47%. The following list includes EVERYONE who passed the February 2022 exam. Abraham, Andrew Francis Ailey, Ashley Nicole Alabbasi, Alex Abraham Allred, Spencer David Ames, Tyler Edward Atkinson, Cristine Lynne Batien, Teija Ann Beatty, Lauren Elizabeth Bennett,…

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Oklahoma Lawyers To Offer Free Legal Advice

April 15, 2022

Lawyers across Oklahoma will provide free legal advice on Thursday, April 28, during the annual statewide celebration of Law Day. Oklahoma residents may call 405-493-9131 or 918-551-6022 to speak to a licensed attorney at no charge. Those with legal questions also have the option to email AskALawyer@okbar.org to access the service.  “This is the 47th…

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