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

2022 Legislative Debrief
Thursday, Aug. 11
2 – 4:30 p.m.
Oklahoma Bar Center, Oklahoma City

This event is approved for 2.5 hours of MCLE. If you plan to attend this event in person, please RSVP to Alisha Davidson at alishad@okbar.org or (405) 416-7014.

The program will also be simulcast free of charge. Registration to view the program online will begin Aug. 1 through the OBA CLE registration at www.okbar.org/cle.


2:00 p.m. - Welcome

OBA President James R. "Jim" Hicks

2:05 p.m. - Welcome

Short introduction from Legislative Monitoring Committee Chair Miles T. Pringle

60 Bills in 60 Minutes

Cannabis Law

Rachel Bussett
Partner/Owner, BLG Law PLLC

Family/Juvenile Law

Stacy L. Acord
Partner, McDaniel Acord PLLC

Criminal Law

OBA President-Elect Brian Hermanson
District Attorney, District 8 – Kay & Noble Counties

Civil Procedure/Courts

OBA Governor Angela Ailles-Bahm
Angela D. Ailles & Associates

Health Law

Leslie Hellman
Senior Legal Counsel at SSM Health

Education Bills

Julie Tate
Director, Office of Contract Administration, University of Oklahoma

3:05 p.m. - 10-minute Break

3:15 p.m. - Discussion of the Judicial Nominating Commission and Impacting Legislation

OBA Governor Angela Ailles-Bahm

3:45 p.m. - Legislative Panel

Miles Pringle, Moderator

4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Agenda is subject to change. All views or opinions expressed by any presenter during the course of this CLE is that of the presenter alone and not an opinion of the OBA, the Legislative Monitoring Committee, or the employers or affiliates of the presenters unless specifically stated.