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Swearing-In Ceremony – Spring 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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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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OBA Day at the Capitol is Back for 2022!

March 22, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oklahoma Bar Center | Emerson Hall, 1901 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City RSVP for lunch: Alisha Davidson; 405-416-7014 Click here for the full schedule. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 22, when OBA Day at the Capitol returns to the Oklahoma Bar Center. The event begins…

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Owasso High School Mock Trial State Champs

Owasso High School’s Team Zip, Zap, Zok edged out Jenks High School’s Team The Truth to claim the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Championship. Owasso High School has won the state championship four of the last five years.   The mock trial program, now in its 42nd year, involves teams of students portraying attorneys and defendants…

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