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Free seminar: Opening Your Law Practice, April 30

April 15, 2019

Operating a law practice is running a business.  Recent law school graduates will recognize that law schools do not cover much in the way of business operations.  Even an experienced lawyer who has been an associate or partner in a firm may still have been shielded from the nuts and…

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New Bar Journal: Law Day Issue

April 8, 2019

Read about celebrations across the state and see winning contest entries – plus estate planning and real estate law articles, Mock Trial updates, membership anniversaries and more.

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Results – February 2019 Oklahoma Bar Exam

April 5, 2019
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2019 Law Day Contest winners announced

March 15, 2019

The OBA Law Day Committee would like to thank Oklahoma educators, students and their families for participating in the 2019 Law Day Contest. This year, nearly 1,100 students from across the state entered the contest. First- through 12th-grade students demonstrated their knowledge of the history and concepts of the theme…

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The Tao of the Courthouse Shoeshine

March 12, 2019

By R. Steven Haught As a trial lawyer for 40 years, I have prepared countless witnesses to testify at trials or depositions. Each witness is unique, requiring preparation specific to the personality and skill set of the witness as well as the type of case involved. With some witnesses, the…

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Owasso High School Team Quadstone Wins State Mock Trial Championship

March 6, 2019

Owasso High School was guaranteed the win last night as its Team Quadstone competed against Team Heisenberg in the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Championship in Tulsa. Team Quadstone emerged as the winner. Last year was the first time in program history two teams from the same school faced off…

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New Bar Journal Available: Criminal Law

March 4, 2019

Read articles relating to the practice of criminal law, plus Solo & Small Firm Conference information, PRC Annual Report, Day at the Capitol agenda and more. Check your mailbox or read online.

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Two Owasso Mock Trial Teams to Face Off at State Championship

February 25, 2019

Two Owasso High School mock trial teams, Team Quadstone and Team Heisenberg, will compete to determine the winner of the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial competition on Tuesday, March 5. The final round will begin at 5 p.m. in the Page Belcher Federal Building, 333 W. 4th Street, in Tulsa. The…

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Message From the President: Major Legislative Changes in Store for 2019

February 15, 2019

The Oklahoma Legislature convened on Feb. 4. This legislative session should be interesting. We have a new governor and lieutenant governor, 46 new members of the 101-member House of Representatives and 11 new members of the 48-member Senate.

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The Greatest Speech in U.S. History: Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

February 13, 2019

By Clark Musser with Travis Pickens On Nov. 19, 1863, two and a half years into the Civil War and just outside the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a national cemetery was dedicated. The customary centerpiece of such ceremonies was an oration, usually lasting two or more hours. The organizers were…

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