Legislative Monitoring (1)

The Legislative Monitoring Committee focuses on the following measures:

  • Administration of justice
  • Court organization, selection, tenure, salary and other incidents of the judicial office
  • Rules and laws affecting practice and procedure in the courts and in administrative bodies exercising adjudicatory functions
  • The practice of law

OBA Bylaws Art. VIII Sec 3

Legislative Proposals and Endorsements in Principle:

  • The House of Delegates has the authority to place a measure on the Legislative Program or to endorse it in principle, with at least a 60% vote.

OBA Bylaws Art. VIII Sec 5

Action by the Association upon proposals for improvement of the law by legislation or by judicial rule shall consist of:

  • Adoption as part of the Legislative Program of the Association;
  • Endorsement in principle.

OBA Bylaws Art. VIII Sec 2

Friday, Feb. 2, 2024 | 9 a.m.
Oklahoma Bar Center | Emerson Hall | Virtual

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9 a.m. Welcome from Legislative Monitoring Committee Chair

9:05 a.m. Legislative Basics – Clay Taylor

9:55 a.m. Break

10 a.m. 90 Bills in 90 Minutes

BILLS COVERED (Subject to change)

Family Law | Stacy Acord, McDaniel Acord, PLLC

Governmental Law | Teena Gunter, General Counsel, Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture

Civil Litigation  | Jason Reese, Goodwin Lewis

Criminal Law | Ed Blau, Blau Law Firm

Elections |Veronica Laizure, CAIR Deputy Director, Oklahoma Chapter

Courts | Judge Thad Balkman, District Court of Cleveland County

Real Estate/Trusts & Estate Law | Rhonda McLean, Munson McMillin

Energy & Environment | Kaylee Davis-Maddy, Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson

Education | Jessica Sherrill, General Counsel, Oklahoma City Public Schools


11:30 a.m. Break

11:45 a.m. Legislative Panel; Moderator Jari Askins

12:30 p.m. Adjourn

*Subject to change

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