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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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OBA Seeks Award Nominations

May 6, 2022

The Oklahoma Bar Association is accepting nominations for its annual awards presentations.  Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, July 1. Awards will be presented to recipients at the OBA Annual Meeting this November at the Oklahoma City Convention Center. Awards are open to lawyers and non-lawyers who have positively impacted the community.  Attorney…

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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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Oklahoma Lawyers To Offer Free Legal Advice

April 15, 2022

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 also have the option to email AskALawyer@okbar.org to access the service.  “This is the 47th…

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WOMEN IN LAW: 2021 Mona Lambird Spotlight Awards

September 28, 2021

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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Celebrate Diversity With an Award Nomination

May 6, 2021

The Diversity Committee is now accepting nominations for the Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Awards to be presented in November. The three award categories are members of the judiciary, licensed attorneys and organizations that have championed the cause of diversity. All nominations must be received by Monday, August 2. For additional information, please contact Diversity…

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OBA Members Share Expertise Through CLE

May 3, 2021

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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Solo & Small Firm Postponed

April 20, 2021

The bad news is the popular Solo & Small Firm Conference is canceled for the summer of 2021. The good news is the conference returns in 2022, and a Summer Series is planned for this year. The conference committee met repeatedly to work through factors related to the venue, the pandemic, contracts and the calendar.…

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YLD Meets Online for First 2021 Meeting

January 29, 2021

The OBA Young Lawyers Division held its first meeting of 2021, led by April Moaning, chair. One of the first action items for the YLD will be preparing “Survival Kits” for those taking the bar exam in February. In addition to lots of snacks, the YLD is adding masks and hand-sanitizer to the kits. Thanks…

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