OBA Announces Its 2024 Officers and New Board Members

November 6, 2023

The Oklahoma Bar Association announced its 2024 officers and new Board of Governors members on Friday, Nov. 3, during the OBA’s 119th Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City at the Skirvin Hilton. 

Oklahoma City attorney Miles T. Pringle will serve as the Oklahoma Bar Association’s 2024 president, following a year as president-elect. He will lead the OBA’s 17-member Board of Governors, which meets monthly and governs the association.  

Pringle is the executive vice president and general counsel at The Bankers Bank. A native Oklahoman and third-generation attorney, he is licensed to practice law in Oklahoma, Missouri and Texas. After graduating from Heritage Hall High School, he obtained his bachelor’s degrees from the University of Kansas in political science and history and his J.D. from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law. He has served the OBA and the legal community for many years, including as governor and vice president of the OBA Board of Governors, chair of the OBA Financial Institutions and Commercial Law Section and chair of the OBA Legislative Monitoring Committee. Pringle is also a recognized leader in the banking community. He has been a teacher for the Oklahoma Bankers Association Intermediate Banking School and other banking organizations. In 2022, he was named on the 40 Under 40 list of national emerging community bank leaders by the Independent Community Bankers of America.   

D. Kenyon Williams Jr. of Sperry will serve as president-elect for 2024, and Amber Peckio Garrett of Tulsa will serve as vice president. Ponca City attorney Brian T. Hermanson, who served as the 2023 OBA president, will remain on the Board of Governors for one year as the immediate past president. 

Also elected to the OBA Board of Governors to represent their respective Supreme Court judicial districts are William Ladd Oldfield of Ponca City, Philip D. Hixon of Tulsa and Chad Alexander Locke of Muskogee. They will serve three-year terms. Jeffery D. Trevillion Jr. of Oklahoma City will also serve a three-year term as a member at large. Laura Talbert of Oklahoma City will serve a one-year term as OBA Young Lawyers Division chairperson.  

New officers and Board of Governors members will take office Jan. 1, 2024. They will officially be sworn into office Jan. 19, 2024. OBA leadership roles are voluntary positions in which lawyers serve while continuing to practice law. 

The 18,000-member Oklahoma Bar Association, headquartered in Oklahoma City, was created by the Oklahoma Supreme Court to advance the administration of justice and to foster and maintain learning, integrity, competence, public service and high standards of conduct among Oklahoma’s legal community. 

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