Scholarship Highlights – Samantha Oard

OBF Chapman-Rogers Scholarship Recipient Name: Samantha Oard Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma Law School: Oklahoma City University School of Law Grad Year: May 2019 What field of law are you studying: Homeland/National Security Law & American Indian Law Where did you attend undergrad: Oklahoma State University (Go Pokes!) What was your Major/Minor: Major in Sports Media/Strategic Communications with a Minor in Political … Read More

2019 Court Grant Recipients

The Oklahoma Bar Foundation (OBF) announces 2019 Court Grants totaling $187,306.59. These Grants provide modern updates and solutions to technology that improve the administration of justice in 14 County Courts. 2019 Court Grant Recipients: Adair County – $3,309.90 for enhanced capabilities to Smart Boards purchased with 2017 OBF Court Grant funds Atoka County – $8,145.64 for upgrades to audio system … Read More

OBF Raises $26,094 at Lip Sync Fundraiser

The Oklahoma Bar Foundation held its first ever “Rock the Foundation – Lip Sync for Justice” fundraiser on June 27th at the 21c Museum Hotel in OKC.  The event raised $26,094 for Access to Justice programs funded by the Foundation.  Dean Jim Roth from OCU Law was the Master of Ceremonies for the event. The competition consisted of 9 lip … Read More

Scholarship Highlights – Clint Summers

Name: Clint Summers Hometown: Dallas, Texas Law School: University of Tulsa Grad Year: 2019 What field of law are you studying: federal courts, constitutional law, federal Indian law, criminal law, administrative law Where did you attend undergrad: University of Oklahoma What was your Major/Minor: Finance and International Business majors with an Arabic minor What year did you Graduate: 2010 What … Read More

Owasso High School Wins State Mock Trial Championship

(March 6, 2019) Owasso High School was guaranteed the win last night as its Team Quadstone competed against Team Heisenberg in the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Championship in Tulsa. Team Quadstone emerged as the winner. Last year was the first time in program history two teams from the same school faced off in the final round, and both were … Read More

State Mock Trial Championship

Two Owasso High School mock trial teams, Team Quadstone and Team Heisenberg, will compete to determine the winner of the Oklahoma High School Mock Trial competition on Tuesday, March 5. The final round will begin at 5 p.m. in the Page Belcher Federal Building, 333 W. 4th Street, in Tulsa. The public is invited to attend. “This is the second … Read More

Meet 2019 Board President Jennifer Castillo

Law school: OCU School of Law Graduation year: 2002 Current Employer: Oklahoma Gas & Energy Company Location: Oklahoma City Why did you decide to be a lawyer? I was finishing a Master’s degree in Communication at OU and took a First Amendment and Communication class. It was so interesting I decided to apply to law school instead of a Ph.D. … Read More

Liz Stevens – Scholarship Highlights

Name: Liz Stevens Scholarship: Fellows Hometown: Norman, OK Law School: OU Grad Year: 2019 What field of law are you studying: International Human Rights Law Where did you attend undergrad: OU What was your Major/Minor: European History What year did you Graduate: 2011 What are your short-term and long-term goals, professionally & personally? I want to find a job in … Read More

2019 Grantees

Our 2019 Grantees are the boots on the ground making real change happen and advancing our mission to ensure justice is possible for all. Each program – in its own way – makes an impact and addresses important legal needs in communities across Oklahoma.  Among the program descriptions you will find court advocacy for victims of violence, youth court for … Read More