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Posts Tagged ‘membership’

In Memoriam

Honoring OBA members we have lost 2024 February Barry Weldon Benefield of Oklahoma City died Dec. 1. He was born Dec. 28, 1942. Mr. Benefield received his J.D. from the OU College of Law and became a member of the ABA in 1967. After law school, he worked on a project in New Jersey, fighting…Continue reading...

Legal Internship Rule Amendment 6.1(e)

By Trent Baggett, Chair, Legal Internship Committee February 2018 Rule 5.1(d) and Interpretation 98-3 were amended to show that a Licensed Legal Intern only needed to be participating in an approved law school internship instead of enrolled in an approved law school internship to meet eligibility requirements.  An intern questioned an inconsistency found in Rule…Continue reading...

Legal Internship Committee Regulation 3(b) Amendment

By Trent Baggett, Chair During the April 10, 2023, Legal Internship Committee meeting the committee amended Regulation 3(b). The change will more evenly space the Licensed Legal Intern Exam dates to reduce wait times for those who need to retake the exam or apply late. All present voted in favor of the proposed amendments with none opposed.…Continue reading...