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Applicants for July 2022 Bar Exam

May 31, 2022

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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Reinstatements | 2022

May 18, 2022

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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Swearing-In Ceremony – Spring 2022

May 13, 2022

Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Darby administered the oath of attorney to more than 50 new admittees during a ceremony at the Oklahoma Judicial Center on April 26, 2022. Congratulations to the state’s newest lawyers! A gallery of the event is below! View the recorded ceremony on the OBA’s Facebook page.

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We Are All in This Together

May 10, 2022

By Dawn Shelton Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Dustin Rowe opened his talk at the Seminole County Law Day Forum last week by asking everyone where they were 23 years ago. Most attendees soon conjured memories of May 3, 1999. It’s one of those Oklahoma tornado moments – we remember where we were.  During Justice Rowe’s…

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New Attorneys Take Oath

May 3, 2022

Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners Chairperson, Robert E. Black, announces that 54 applicants who took the Oklahoma Bar Examination on February 22-23, 2022, were admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, or by proxy at a later date.  Due to the continuing threat of COVID-19, the Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice…

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Oklahoma Lawyers Offer Free Legal Advice on April 28

April 21, 2022

Thursday, April 28 – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.  Numbers to call: 405-493-9131 or 918-551-6022 Email: AskALawyer@okbar.org  Lawyers across Oklahoma will provide free legal advice on Thursday, April 28, during the annual statewide celebration of Law Day. Oklahoma residents may call 405-493-9131 or 918-551-6022 to speak to a licensed attorney at no charge. Those with legal questions…

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February 2022 Bar Results

April 19, 2022

Results – February 2022 Oklahoma Bar Exam A total of 141 took the exam; 66 passed; pass rate 47%. The following list includes EVERYONE who passed the February 2022 exam. Abraham, Andrew Francis Ailey, Ashley Nicole Alabbasi, Alex Abraham Allred, Spencer David Ames, Tyler Edward Atkinson, Cristine Lynne Batien, Teija Ann Beatty, Lauren Elizabeth Bennett,…

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JNC: Three Nominees for Position on Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals

March 29, 2022

March 29, 2022 – The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) announces the three nominees for the position ofCourt of Civil Appeals, District 4, Office 2. After concluding the review process and conducting in-person interviews, the JNC submitted to the Governor the following nominees for this position: Timothy J. Downing, Purcell Laura M. Palk, Norman Bevan G.…

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OBA Day at the Capitol is Back for 2022!

March 9, 2022

March 22, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oklahoma Bar Center | Emerson Hall, 1901 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City RSVP for lunch: Alisha Davidson; 405-416-7014 Click here for the full schedule. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 22, when OBA Day at the Capitol returns to the Oklahoma Bar Center. The event begins…

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Owasso High School Mock Trial State Champs

March 7, 2022

Owasso High School’s Team Zip, Zap, Zok edged out Jenks High School’s Team The Truth to claim the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Championship. Owasso High School has won the state championship four of the last five years.   The mock trial program, now in its 42nd year, involves teams of students portraying attorneys and defendants…

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