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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...

Annual Women in Law Conference Set for Sept. 22

August 28, 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. Attorney and New York Times bestselling author Chandler Baker… Read more...

Reinstatements | 2023

August 14, 2023
The following members of the Oklahoma Bar Association suspended for nonpayment of dues or for noncompliance with Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Requirements have complied with the requirements for reinstatement, and notice is hereby given of such reinstatement: March 21, 2023La Mer Kyle-Griffiths, OBA No. 34103; Santa Barbara County Public Defender; 1100 Anacapa St; Santa Barbara,… Read more...

Attorneys Provide Free Legal Services To First Responders

July 25, 2023
The Oklahoma Bar Association’s Wills for Heroes program serves those who serve their communities by offering no-cost legal assistance in the areas of wills and estate planning to first responders and emergency personnel. Oklahoma lawyers will be providing this service at Shangri-La Resort in Afton on Saturday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.… Read more...

2023 Judicial Nominating Commission Election Results Announced

June 20, 2023
Oklahoma lawyers have elected two attorneys to serve as new members of the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission. Mary Quinn Cooper of Tulsa and Weldon W. Stout Jr. of Muskogee will each serve six-year terms on the 15-member commission, with terms expiring in 2029. Ms. Cooper was elected to serve as the District 1 commissioner, which… Read more...