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Licensed Legal Internship Committee Proposed Rule and Regulation Changes

September 7, 2019

By H. Terrell Monks, Chair View as PDF The Legal Internship Committee proposes the following rule changes for academic participants.  Academic licenses allow practice in an Oklahoma law school clinic under the supervision of a faculty member licensed to practice law in Oklahoma, possibly with a special temporary permit.  The…

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Continuing Legal Education Task Force Executive Summary

September 6, 2019

View the entire summary of the Continuing Legal Education Task Force with exhibits, including the full Resolution No. One. View PDF

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New Bar Journal – Annual Meeting issue

September 1, 2019

Get information about this year’s Annual Meeting, plus articles on sale leasebacks, end-of-life decisions, Oklahoma Citizens Participation Act,

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Approved Amendments to the Section and Committee Seminar Co-sponsorship Policy

August 29, 2019

On August 23rd, the OBA Board of Governors approved amendments to the section and committee seminar co-sponsorship policy.  The new policy sets forth guidelines for new services being offered by the OBA/CLE Department.  The services are intended to foster greater coordination with sections and committees on continuing legal education programs…

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Board of Governors Vacancies – Nominating Petition Deadline Is Sept. 6

August 16, 2019

The nomination period for the OBA Board of Governors is now open. Elections will be held for president-elect (one-year term, automatically becomes president following year) and vice president (one-year term) as well as representatives for districts two, eight, nine and a statewide at-large representative (three-year terms each). See all the…

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Free Upcoming Seminars in Oklahoma City and Tulsa for Lawyers Looking to Start Their Own Practices

August 13, 2019

“Opening Your Law Practice” is a free semi-annual seminar for new lawyers, those returning to private practice or those venturing out on their own. The program will address resources for starting a law practice, building client service and satisfaction systems, client development and marketing, client file management, professional liability insurance, professionalism,…

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New Bar Journal Available – Access to Justice

August 9, 2019

The August bar journal is available. Articles relating to access to justice include tips on providing limited scope services, work of the Access to Justice Commission and more, plus tax legislation updates. Check your mailbox or read it online.

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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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OBA Awards Nominations: Deadline July 1

June 12, 2019
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