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President’s Awards Recognize Champions of Covid-19

Nov. 13, 2020 – OBA President Susan B. Shields announced winners of the 2020 President’s Awards during a virtual General Assembly program as part of the 2020 Annual Meeting. Shields awarded Board of Governors Vice President Brandi Nowakowski and Past President Chuck W. Chesnut in appreciation of their support and friendship, and in recognition of…

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State Bar Annual Meeting Participation Soars

The Oklahoma Bar Association’s 116th Annual Meeting will be historic. The meeting set for Nov. 9-13, 2020, will be virtual for the first time ever and is shattering the record for participation with more than 1,400 members registered.  President Susan B. Shields of Oklahoma City chose a theme of “Bouncing Back” to emphasize attorney wellness….

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She’s Number One; Norman attorney registers first for annual meeting

The first 500 registrants who signed up for the OBA Annual Meting received a box filled with items donated by sponsors including a mask, exercise bands, pens, bag, mints, reading materials and more. Who was the first registrant? Kelly Bergin from Norman. If you haven’t joined the more than 1,400 OBA members attending the week’s…

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Courtfacts.org Provides Judicial Retention Ballot Information

News Release, October 21, 2020 – Voters wanting to know more about the eight judges on the statewide judicial retention ballot can find background information for all the judges on one website, www.courtfacts.org. Created by the Oklahoma Bar Association, the website offers biographies and photos of the judges, plus an explanation of how the merit…

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Biographies of Officers and Board of Governor Candidates Without Opposition

Pursuant to Rule 3, Section 3 of the OBA Bylaws, the following nominees have been deemed elected due to no other person filing for the position. They will take office in January 2021. President-ElectJames Hicks, Tulsa James “Jim” Hicks practices in Tulsa with the firm of Barrow & Grimm PC. His focus is on the…

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