Then it was John F. Reif, special judge

Letha Butcher hurried across the jury room to greet a special visitor waiting outside the glass doors.Her former boss had a broad smile on his face as he saw her approaching.It had been quite awhile since Butcher had seen Supreme Court Justice John F. Reif, and both were excited about […]

Tulsa Receives $1.55 Million in Federal Cash

In part of a trillion dollar spending bill passed on Sunday by the U.S. Senate, $1.55 million could be headed to the City of Tulsa for various public safety and public works projects. Among these projects receiving funding in the bill, the City of Tulsa would receive:— $750,000 to purchase […]

Courthouse renaming to honor judge

A little more than a year after his death, plans are underway to honor a former federal judge and Wagoner area resident.The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved the name change of the Tulsa Federal Building and Courthouse in memory of H. Dale Cook, who served more than 30 years […]

Ballot direction remains unclear

Sonia Sotomayor will cast critical votes on U.S. Supreme Court decisions, but no one should count on that ballot being liberal or conservative.That is the assessment by Dr. Robert Spoo, University of Tulsa College of Law tenured associate professor.Spoo, who served as one of Sotomayor’s clerks while she was a […]

Care ATC Adds Physician to Team

Lillian Jardine, M.D., has joined Care ATC.Before joining Care ATC, Jardine served as the medical director for the South Bend Veterans Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinic for three years. Previous employment includes a decade as a family physician with Family Care of Niles and Northwest Family Medicine.Jardine graduated from the Loma […]

Nelson Joins GlassWilkin as Associate Attorney

Jared K. Nelson joined GlassWilkin P.C. of Tulsa as an associate attorney.He earned his bachelor’s from Texas A&M University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence, with honors, from the University of Tulsa. His practice areas include business formations and transactions, general civil litigation, health care, construction, real estate, banking and energy. […]

ACT Board Re-Elects Leadership for Second Term

ACT’s board of directors has re-elected Chairman Cecil Drummond and Vice Chairman Mostafa Golbaba for a second one-year term to lead the nonprofit community mental health center.Drummond is a partner in Boettcher and Drummond law firm. Golbaba is Langston University’s director of information management.Karen Ellis, vice president of the Trust […]

Oklahoma Attorneys Admitted to College of Trial Lawyers

Robert G. McCampbell and David B. Donchin have been elected Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers.Donchin is a partner in the firm of Durbin, Larimore and Bialick, P.C. and has been practicing in Oklahoma City for 25 years. He is an alumnus the University of Oklahoma College of […]

AARP Honors Retired Tulsa Physician

AARP Oklahoma honored Dr. Gerald E. Gustafson, M.D., as the 2009 recipient of the Andrus Community Service Award.The Andrus Award, named after AARP founder Ethel Percy Andrus, is the highest award given by the association.Gustafson was cited for his work in getting legislation passed that resulted in the creation of […]

Hix Selected as Fellow of Litigation Counsel

Richard P. Hix, a senior trial attorney with the law firm of McAfee & Taft, has been selected as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.Hix’s commercial litigation practice includes disputes involving breach of contract, Uniform Commercial Code issues, business torts, oil and gas, environmental, tax, class actions, banking, […]