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Ethics Counsel Sought

July 8, 2019

The Oklahoma Bar Association, an agency of the Oklahoma Supreme Court, seeks to hire Ethics Counsel. Ethics Counsel is primarily responsible for advising OBA members on ethical matters and issues related to the Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct. Preference will be given to applicants with the following qualifications: Ten (10)…

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Judicial Nominating Commission Election Results Announced

June 24, 2019

Attorneys James D. Bland of McAlester and David L. Butler of Lawton have been elected by the Oklahoma Bar Association members to six-year terms on the state Judicial Nominating Commission. District 3 Mr. Bland will represent District 3, comprised of Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Choctaw, Coal, Cotton, Garvin, Haskell, Hughes, Jefferson,…

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Lawyers to Give Free Legal Advice to Oklahoma Storm Survivors

June 13, 2019

UPDATE: June 19, 2019 – Cherokee, LeFlore, Noble and Nowata counties have been added for Oklahomans to receive free legal advice. Oklahoma lawyers are ready to lend a hand to survivors of the recent storms by offering no-cost, disaster-related legal advice.  Through the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Disaster Relief program and…

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Disaster Assistance: Want to Volunteer?

June 13, 2019

The Oklahoma Bar Association, together with Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma (LASO) and Oklahoma Indian Legal Services (OILS), in a partnership with the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, is stepping forward to provide free legal advice to survivors of recent storms and flooding that began May 7. Counties designated…

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OBA Awards Nominations: Deadline July 1

June 12, 2019
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Diversity Awards: Nominations Due July 31

June 11, 2019
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Leadership Academy

June 6, 2019
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Law Day 2019 a Success

May 31, 2019

In 1961, the first of May was set aside by a Joint Resolution of Congress as a “special day of celebration by the American people in appreciation of their liberties and the reaffirmation of their loyalty to the United States of America.” It is an opportunity to educate the public…

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True Stories From Rural Oklahoma

May 24, 2019

By Holly Cinocca My husband and I practiced law in Tulsa for 17 years, when my husband decided to become a Methodist minister. His first assignment was to a couple of small churches in southeastern Oklahoma. Having practiced civil litigation in Tulsa my entire career, I knew it was not going to be easy to…

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Owasso High School Places 17th at 2019 National Mock Trial Championship

May 23, 2019

As 2019 Oklahoma champions, Owasso High School’s Team Quadstone advanced to compete in the National High School Mock Trial Program Championship. The team traveled to Athens, Georgia, May 16-18 for the national competition with 46 teams from the U.S., Guam, South Korea and the Northern Marianas Islands. At nationals, the…

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