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2022 OBA Law Day Student Contest

December 7, 2021

The Oklahoma Bar Association is celebrating Law Day with its annual art and writing contests for all Oklahoma students. The theme for this year’s contest is “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change.” The deadline for entries is Jan. 14, 2022. “This is the 46th year for this fun, educational contest,”…

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President’s Awards Announced During Annual Meeting

November 19, 2021

OBA President Mike Mordy presented several President’s Awards during the 2021 Annual Meeting. The awards were presented to OBA members and staff for special recognition of their service and accomplishments. Scott Bearskin GoodeIn recognition of your bravery in sharing your story with your peers, so to show others there is hope. Miles PringleIn appreciation of…

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Dispositions Other than by Published Opinions | November 17

November 16, 2021

Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals Division I 118,961 – RST Construction LLC d/b/a Petree Construction, Plaintiff/Appellee, v. AWS Roofing Services, Inc., and State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, Defendants/Appellants, and AWS Roofing Midwest, Drytech Roofing and Restoration, LLC, Successor in Interest to AWS Midwest and/or Its Alter Ego, Defendant.  Appeal from the District Court of Tulsa…

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OBA Announces Its 2022 Officers and New Board Members

November 15, 2021

The Oklahoma Bar Association announced its 2022 officers and new Board of Governors members on Friday, Nov. 12, during the OBA’s 117th annual meeting in Oklahoma City. Tulsa attorney James “Jim” R. Hicks will serve as the Oklahoma Bar Association’s 2022 president, following a year as president-elect. He will lead the OBA’s 17-member Board of…

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New Lawyers Take Oath in Admissions Ceremony

October 27, 2021

Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners Chairperson Tommy R. Dyer Jr., announces that 244 applicants who took the Oklahoma Bar Examination on July 27-28 were admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association on Sept. 28, 2021. Due to the social distancing requirements caused by the COVID-19 state of emergency, Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Darby administered…

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JNC Announces Applicants for Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Vacancy

October 14, 2021

October 13, 2021 – The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) today announced the following individuals have applied for the position of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals, District 1, a vacancy is created by the appointment of the Honorable Dana L. Kuehn to the Supreme Court: Becky Rene Baird, Miami Martha Rupp Carter, Tulsa William J.…

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WOMEN IN LAW: 2021 Mona Lambird Spotlight Awards

September 28, 2021

Since 1996, Spotlight Awards have been given to five women who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession and who have lighted the way for other women. In 1998, the award was named to honor the late Mona Salyer Lambird, the first woman OBA president, and one of the award’s first recipients. The award is…

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Congratulations | July 2021 Bar Exam Results

September 14, 2021

The Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners announced results from the July 2021 Oklahoma Bar Exam. A total of 332 took the exam; 244 passed; pass rate 73%. Download the list that includes everyone who passed the bar exam. INCLUSION ON THIS LIST DOES NOT INDICATE THAT THE INDIVIDUAL HAS COMPLETED ALL THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION.…

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Revision Proposed for Legal Internships

August 3, 2021

By H. Terrell Monks, Chair During the July 23, 2021, Legal Internship Committee meeting the committee agreed a revision of Regulation 7 was needed.  Regulation 7 outlines criminal history reporting requirements for an academic legal intern applicant.  A contradiction was found in the regulation regarding the disclosure of matters set aside.  The committee decided matters…

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Diversity Awards Deadline Extended

August 3, 2021

The OBA Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Awards deadline has been extended to August 16, 2021. Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher was born February 8, 1924, in Chickasha. She boldly challenged and forever changed segregation laws on her path to achieving her lifelong ambition of becoming a lawyer and was a key figure in the Civil…

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