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Member Resignations | 2022

The following members have resigned as members of the association and notice is hereby given of such resignation: January 3 Mark D. Dickey, OBA No. 11287, 450 N. Royal Troon, Dakota Dunes, SD  57049 Alan Steve Donchin, OBA No. 2418, 14804 Carlingford Way, Edmond, OK  73013 David Ray Jenkins, OBA No. 32024, 97 Crestview Drive,…

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Judicial Nominating Committee Announces Nominees for the Court of Criminal Appeals

The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) announces the three nominees for the position of Court of Criminal Appeals, District 1.  After concluding the review process and conducting in person interviews,  the JNC submitted to the Governor the following nominees for this position: William J. Musseman, Jr., Broken Arrow Joy L. Thorp, Broken Arrow Russell C. Vaclaw,…

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OBA Reimburses Client Losses

The Oklahoma Bar Association’s Clients’ Security Fund will pay $176,509.38 to 19 people who lost money or other property from the death or dishonest conduct of their attorney. The association is reimbursing money to the clients of eight deceased, suspended or former lawyers whose actions led to the losses. “Oklahoma attorneys work hard to maintain…

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Applicants for February 2022 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 February 22-23,…

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New Lawyers Take Oath in Admissions Ceremony

Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners Chairperson Tommy R. Dyer Jr., announces that 244 applicants who took the Oklahoma Bar Examination on July 27-28 were admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association on Sept. 28, 2021. Due to the social distancing requirements caused by the COVID-19 state of emergency, Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Darby administered…

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WOMEN IN LAW: 2021 Mona Lambird Spotlight Awards

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…

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OBA 2022 Proposed Budget

Oklahoma Bar Association 2022 Proposed Budget

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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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