Awards News

OBA Seeks Award Nominations

May 6, 2022
The Oklahoma Bar Association is accepting nominations for its annual awards presentations.  Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, July 1. Awards will be presented to recipients at the OBA Annual Meeting this November at the Oklahoma City Convention Center. Awards are open to lawyers and non-lawyers who have positively impacted the community.  Attorney… 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...

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… Read more...

Celebrate Diversity With an Award Nomination

May 6, 2021
The Diversity Committee is now accepting nominations for the Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Awards to be presented in November. The three award categories are members of the judiciary, licensed attorneys and organizations that have championed the cause of diversity. All nominations must be received by Monday, August 2. For additional information, please contact Diversity… Read more...

President’s Awards Recognize Champions of Covid-19

November 13, 2020
Nov. 13, 2020 - OBA President Susan B. Shields announced winners of the 2020 President's Awards during a virtual General Assembly program as part of the 2020 Annual Meeting. Shields awarded Board of Governors Vice President Brandi Nowakowski and Past President Chuck W. Chesnut in appreciation of their support and friendship, and in recognition of… Read more...

State Bar Annual Meeting Participation Soars

November 4, 2020
The Oklahoma Bar Association’s 116th Annual Meeting will be historic. The meeting set for Nov. 9-13, 2020, will be virtual for the first time ever and is shattering the record for participation with more than 1,400 members registered.  Susan B. Shields President Susan B. Shields of Oklahoma City chose a theme of “Bouncing Back” to… Read more...