Volume 2 No. 5 | February 2, 2022


No published opinions this week. 

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma Court Calendar

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma is in session year round, unless otherwise noted. The Court regularly schedules conferences on Mondays and other days as needed.


The February Oklahoma Bar Journal is available online and will arrive in your mailboxes soon. This issue focuses on the theme Employment & Labor with articles related to vaccine mandates in the workplace, discrimination, calculation of lost earnings and an overview of Oklahoma construction trusts.


  • F.H. Hamidi
  • Katherine Mazaheri and Chelsi Chaffin Bonano
  • Chase McBride
  • Charles L. Baum II
  • Mary Rahimi-Ahrabi


The Oklahoma Legislature convenes Feb. 7. OBA members can receive 2.5 hours of MCLE by viewing the 2022 Legislative Kickoff program online. More than 200 OBA members viewed the live virtual program organized by the Legislative Monitoring Committee and produced by OBA CLE. The "90 Bills in 90 Minutes" segment features several OBA members who shared information related to proposed legislation on issues that can affect your practice,  including cannabis bills, family law issues, civil procedure and more.

Read more from Legislative Monitoring Committee Chair Miles Pringle for information about the upcoming Day at the Capitol and how you can join the committee.

Featured Continuing Legal Education

Applications for Oklahoma Bar Foundation Court Grants, IOLTA Grants, Mortgage Foreclosure/Community Redevelopment Grants, and Court Reporter Rural Service Employment and Educational Block Grants are open. All OBF grant funds must be used exclusively for charitable purposes in a manner consistent with the mission of the OBF.

Read more about the grants and application process. 

By Jim Calloway, director, Management Assistance Program 

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Say cheese graphicIt’s been a tough time to maintain a positive attitude with so many changes and challenges.

Sally Schmidt, President of Schmidt Marketing, Inc., notes that Your Professional Attitude May Need an Adjustment . She has some interesting observations and tips about the way to improve your attitude by understanding the challenges of switching from phone to email to in-person interactions.