In re Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association, 032320 OKSC, SCBD-4483

Docket Nº:SCBD-4483
Party Name:IN RE: Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association [Article IV, Sec. 1(b)]
Judge Panel:Gurich, C.J., Darby, V.C.J., Kauger, Winchester, Edmondson, Colbert, Combs and Rowe, JJ., concur; Kane, J., not voting.
Case Date:March 23, 2020
Court:Supreme Court of Oklahoma
 
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2020 OK 17

IN RE: Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association [Article IV, Sec. 1(b)]

No. SCBD-4483

Supreme Court of Oklahoma

March 23, 2020

ORDER

This matter comes on before this Court upon an Application to Amend 5 O.S. Ch. 1, App. 1, Art. IV, Sec.1 (b), Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association (hereinafter "Rules") filed on March 6, 2020. This Court finds that it has jurisdiction over this matter and the Rules are hereby amended as set out in Exhibit A attached hereto, effective immediately.

Gurich, C.J., Darby, V.C.J., Kauger, Winchester, Edmondson, Colbert, Combs and Rowe, JJ., concur;

Kane, J., not voting.

EXHIBIT A

Oklahoma Statutes Citationized Title 5. Attorneys and the State Bar Chapter 1 - Attorneys and Counselors Appendix 1 - Rules Creating and Controlling the Oklahoma Bar Association Article Article IV Section Art IV Sec 1 - Board of Governors

Cite as: O.S. §, __ __

The governing body of this Association shall consist of seventeen (17) active members of this Association, designated as the Board of Governors. The authority of the Board of Governors shall be subordinate to these Rules and direction of the House of Delegates. Said Board shall be selected as follows:

(a) Three (3) members elected At Large, by a majority vote of the House of Delegates or by a plurality of the voting members of the Association, in such manner as may be prescribed by the Bylaws, for a term of three (3) years, one of whom shall be elected annually.

(b) Nine (9) members, one from each Supreme Court Judicial District, as such districts existed prior to January 1, 2020, elected by a majority vote of the House of Delegates or by a plurality of the voting members of the Association in such manner as may be prescribed by the Bylaws, for a term of three (3) years; three (3) of such members shall be elected at the annual election next prior to...

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