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OBA Announces 2023 Law Day Student Contest

December 7, 2022

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 “Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility and Collaboration,” and the deadline for entries is Jan. 13, 2023.  “This is the 47th year for this fun, educational contest,” said Norman attorney…

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OBA Announces Its 2023 Officers and New Board Members

November 8, 2022

The Oklahoma Bar Association announced its 2023 officers and new Board of Governors members on Friday, Nov. 4, during the OBA’s 118th Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City.  Ponca City attorney Brian T. Hermanson will serve as the Oklahoma Bar Association’s 2023 president, following a year as president-elect. He will lead the OBA’s 17-member Board of…

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OBA 2023 Proposed Budget

October 10, 2022

Oklahoma Bar Association 2023 Proposed Budget

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OBA 2023 Proposed Budget

September 27, 2022

Oklahoma Bar Association 2023 Proposed Budget

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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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