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Tulsa Attorney Takes Oath as OBA President

January 20, 2022
Tulsa attorney James R. “Jim” Hicks was sworn in as the Oklahoma Bar Association president during a virtual ceremony on Jan. 14. He will lead the OBA’s 17-member Board of Governors that meets monthly and governs the 18,000-member association. Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Darby administered the oath from his office at the Oklahoma Judicial… Read more...

OBA Law Day Student Contest Deadline Extended

January 18, 2022
The Oklahoma Bar Association has extended the deadline for students participating in the 2022 Law Day annual art and writing contests. The new deadline for entries is Feb. 4. The theme for this year’s contest, open to all Oklahoma students, is “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change.” The contest, now… Read more...

OBA Reimburses Client Losses

January 4, 2022
The Oklahoma Bar Association’s Clients’ Security Fund will pay $176,509.38 to 19 people who lost money or other property from the death or dishonest conduct of their attorney. The association is reimbursing money to the clients of eight deceased, suspended or former lawyers whose actions led to the losses. “Oklahoma attorneys work hard to maintain… Read more...

2022 OBA Law Day Student Contest

December 7, 2021
https://www.okbar.org/lawday/contest/ 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… Read more...

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 your… Read more...

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… Read more...

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… Read more...

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… Read more...

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, MiamiMartha Rupp Carter, TulsaWilliam J. Musseman, Jr.,… Read more...

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… Read more...