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Congratulations | July 2021 Bar Exam Results

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

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

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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Reinstatements | 2021

The following members of the Oklahoma Bar Association suspended for nonpayment of dues by Supreme Court Order entered on June 7, 2021, in S.C.B.D. No. 7059 have complied with the requirements of Title 5, O.S. Ch. 1, App. 1, Article VIII, §4, Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association, for reinstatement, and notice is hereby given…

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Summer CLE Series Underway

The OBA kicks off the Summer CLE Series with six programs, presented online. The series, from June 22 – July 27, 2021, features a variety of topics presented by OBA members. Purchase the bundle to save money, or sign up individually. The purchase of just one course will earn an invitation to an in-person social…

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In Memoriam

Summer 2021 Jon M. Carter of Cleveland died March 23. He was born Dec. 9, 1954. Mr. Carter received his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1998. He served as a public defender for the Pawnee Nation Court, providing services to tribal members and acting as guardian ad litem for many…

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JNC Conducts Interviews for Oklahoma County District Judge

On Friday, July 9, 2021, the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will conduct interviews for the position of District Judge in Oklahoma County, Seventh Judicial District, Office 2, a vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Thomas E. Prince to the Court of Civil Appeals. The following individuals have applied and will be interviewed: Kaitlyn…

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Applicants for July 2021 Bar Exam

The Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct impose on each member of the bar the duty to aid in guarding against the admission of candidates unfit or unqualified because of deficiency in either moral character or education.  To aid in that duty, the following is a list of applicants for the bar examination to be given…

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Pro Bono Summer Challenge

May 27, 2021 – OBA’s Access to Justice Committee is excited to share a new competition sponsored by the Oklahoma Access to Justice Commission and Access to Justice Foundation – the 2021 Summer Pro Bono Challenge! UPDATE! DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 18. To participate, complete the signup form at bit.ly/probonosummer no later than June 18. Competition is heating up!…

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Nominees Announced for Court of Civil Appeals Judge

May 26, 2021 – The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) today announced the three nominees for the position of Judge for the Court of Civil Appeals, District 3, Office 1, a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable P. Thomas Thornbrugh. After concluding the review process and conducting interviews today, the JNC submitted the following…

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