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In Memoriam

March 1, 2024
Honoring OBA members we have lost 2024 March Ronald Dean Cates of Owasso died Jan. 8. He was born Aug. 25, 1955. He received his J.D. from the TU College of Law in 1980.  Michael R. Collins of Ponca City died Jan. 16. He was born Aug. 3, 1946, in Cherokee. He graduated from Northwestern… Read more...

Member Resignations | 2024

February 20, 2024
For 2023 resignations, click here. The following members have resigned as members of the association and notice is hereby given of such resignation: Jan. 4 OBA# 18297: Judith Lynn Bick Rice; 5011 West St.; South Bloomfield, OH 43103 OBA# 13293: Melinda L. Olbert; 415 NE 1st St; Oklahoma City, OK 73104-4016 OBA# 21544: Thomas Frank… Read more...

Oklahoma City Lawyer Takes Oath as OBA President

January 23, 2024
Chief Justice M. John Kane IV administers the oath of office to 2024 OBA President Miles Pringle on Jan. 19. Miles Pringle was sworn in Jan. 19 as the 2024 Oklahoma Bar Association president. He will lead the OBA’s 17-member Board of Governors, which meets monthly and governs the 18,000-member association. Supreme Court Chief Justice… Read more...

Applicants for February 2024 Bar Exam

January 4, 2024
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 Feb.… Read more...

Member Resignations | 2023

December 28, 2023
For 2022 resignations, click here. The following members have resigned as members of the association and notice is hereby given of such resignation: Jan. 9 Victor Gabriel Martin, OBA No. 34716; 1940 72nd Ave.; Norman, OK 73072 Isaac Jorel Dickson, OBA No. 32903; 134 Berkeley Lane; Williamsburg, VA 23185 Jan. 10 Jeffery Allen Cody, OBA… Read more...

State Bar to Reimburse Client Losses

December 20, 2023
Ninety people who lost money or other property through the death or dishonest conduct of their attorney will have their losses reimbursed by the Oklahoma Bar Association this year. The OBA Clients’ Security Fund will pay out more than $210,000 to those clients of deceased, suspended or former lawyers whose actions led to the losses.… Read more...

Legal Internship Rule Amendment 6.1(e)

December 13, 2023
By Trent Baggett, Chair, Legal Internship Committee February 2018 Rule 5.1(d) and Interpretation 98-3 were amended to show that a Licensed Legal Intern only needed to be participating in an approved law school internship instead of enrolled in an approved law school internship to meet eligibility requirements.  An intern questioned an inconsistency found in Rule… Read more...

OBA Announces Its 2024 Officers and New Board Members

November 6, 2023
The Oklahoma Bar Association announced its 2024 officers and new Board of Governors members on Friday, Nov. 3, during the OBA’s 119th Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City at the Skirvin Hilton.  Oklahoma City attorney Miles T. Pringle will serve as the Oklahoma Bar Association’s 2024 president, following a year as president-elect. He will lead the… Read more...

OBA 2024 Proposed Budget

October 10, 2023
Pursuant to Article VII, Section 1 of the Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association, Miles Pringle, president-elect and Budget Committee chairperson, has set a public hearing on the 2024 Oklahoma Bar Association budget for 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Oklahoma Bar Center, 1901 N. Lincoln Blvd., in Oklahoma City.The purpose of the… Read more...

2023 Spotlight Award Winners Honored

September 12, 2023
The Oklahoma Bar Association Women in Law Section is planning its annual conference to celebrate and support women in the legal profession. This one-day event will kick off at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, Oklahoma City. The event will also feature the Mona Salyer Lambird… Read more...