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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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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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LEXOLOGY is here, a new tool for OBA members

If you’ve received an email with the subject line, “OBA Newsstand – powered by Lexology,” it marks the arrival of a new OBA member service that rounds up legal news and information for you. The service can be customized to your practice area and interests, and while it is yet another email being delivered to…

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JNC Announces Dates for Interviews for Court of Civil Appeals and Supreme Court

On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will conduct interviews for the position of Judge for the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals, District 3, Office 1. The following individuals have applied for this position: Elliot P. Anderson, JenksTammy D. Barrett, TulsaGregory C. Blackwell, NormanMark R. Campbell, DurantBrant M. Elmore, NormanJennifer L. Struble,…

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OBA Members Share Expertise Through CLE

Every year, Oklahoma lawyers fit in to their busy practices time to fulfill their Continuing Legal Education requirements. The OBA CLE staff works to provide relevant programs to meet members’ needs, and looks to members and their wide-ranging expertise to help provide those programs. Rebecca J. King currently has a course in the online CLE…

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High Court Honors Cheryl Beatty on Retirement

The Oklahoma Supreme Court honored Cheryl Beatty on April 26, recognizing her 14 years as director of the Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners, and her total 37 years of service to the Oklahoma Bar Association. She retired officially earlier this year leaving the OBBE in able hands with the new director Cary Pirrong and assistant,…

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