Nominations Sought for the 2017 – 2018

Slate of Officers for the Tulsa County Bar Association

and OBA House of Delegates

The Nominations and Awards Committee is soliciting suggestions from the TCBA membership for nominees for officers and directors at large for the 2017 – 2018 term of office.  The Nomination and Awards Committee will meet in March to complete the slate of nominees, according to Zach Smith, Committee Chair.

Nominations are being sought for the following offices:


Vice President



(1) Library Trustee – 2 year term  

TCBA Directors at Large – 1 year term

(1) Large Firm   (26+ attorneys)

TCBA Directors at Large – 2 year term

(1) Solo/Small Firm   (1 to 9 attorneys)

(1) Medium Firm   (10 to 25 attorneys)

(1) Large Firm   (26+ attorneys)

(1) Public Sector Employee


Every member in good standing of the TCBA is eligible to be nominated for these positions except members of the Nominations and Awards committee.

The Committee is also soliciting suggestions for nomination to the:  OBA House of Delegates (15 Delegates and 15 Alternates).  Nominees for the OBA House of Delegates do not have to be members of the Tulsa County Bar Association, but must reside in Tulsa County.

According to Zach Smith the suggestions received from the membership each year play an important part in the nomination process.  A member submitting nominations should be sure their proposed nominees are willing to serve if nominated.  All suggestions should be mailed to:

Zach Smith or Kevin Cousins

C/O Tulsa County Bar Association

1446 South Boston Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74119-3612


Or you may contact Kevin with nominations at 584-5243 ext.222 or

The Deadline for all nominations is 5 pm Friday, March 17th, 2017

The Tulsa County Bar Association will be closed on Monday, February 20th in observance of Presidents’ Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 for normal business hours.

The Tulsa County Bar will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 for normal business hours.

Monday, January 2, 2017, Tulsa County Bar Association will be Closed for New Years Day. Normal business hours resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Tulsa County Bar Association office will be closed Monday, December 26th and Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Normal business hours resume Wednesday, December 28, 2016.

The Tulsa County Bar Association & Foundation will be closed on Thursday, November 24th & Friday, November 25th, 2016 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal business hours resume Monday, November 28, 2016.

Tulsa Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

December 11th @ 2:00 PM

The TCBA has purchased a limited number of tickets which we are offering to our members at the discounted price of $15 (Regular Price $33)  

Orchestra Seating: Rows R, S, and T
Limit four (4) tickets per TCBA member.

This holiday season, let your holidays dance when you bring your family to The Nutcracker. Share in the magic as a young girl’s fantasy unfolds in this remarkable production that mixes the visuals of a Broadway show with the heartwarming story of a fairy-tale Christmas.

More than 100 local children join the professional company to help the larger-­than-­life Mouse King battle the Nutcracker Prince and his toy soldier brigade. Audiences young and old will be enchanted by this theatrical holiday production.

Marcello Angelini

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

In observance of Veterans Day, the Tulsa County Bar Center will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2016. We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all who serve and have served in the military!

“Veterans Day is the day set aside to thank and honor ALL those who served honorably in the military – in wartime or peacetime. In fact, Veterans Day is largely intended to thank LIVING veterans for their service, to acknowledge that their contributions to our national security are appreciated, and to underscore the fact that all those who served – not only those who died – have sacrificed and done their duty.” – US Department of Veteran Affairs

Normal business hours will resume Monday, November 14, 2016.

2016 Holiday Challenge

Here is the latest update on the progress of the 2016 Holiday Challenge to benefit families in need through Family and Children’s Services.  Thank you to Judge Greenough and family who formed a team and chose to adopt a family of four!  Also, the TCBA Children and the Law Committee team is adopting a family of six!

We need you to get involved so we can help more families this year.  It’s simple.  You can either choose to donate money, or you can choose to “adopt” a specific family in need.

Here’s how it works:

 “Adopt a Family”:

  1. Select the family size that you or your team want to “adopt”;*
  2. Submit your team’s information (names and contact information) and size of family you wish to “adopt” via email to;
  3. Once matched, you will be given a list of requested items from your “adopted” family. The items requested for your “adopted” family will need to be gift wrapped and dropped off to either TCBA or Family & Children’s Services in Tulsa by December 2, 2016;
  4. Family & Children’s Services will distribute the gifts to your “adopted” family!


*How much you spend on your “adopted” family is totally up to you.  Many requested items from families are basic necessities like socks, underwear, clothes, shoes, diapers, toys, etc.  Just as a suggestion, a budget of $50-$100 per family member should cover most, if not all of the requested items.  Thus, for a family of four, a budget of $200-$400 would be great.


If you would like to “adopt” a family, please contact by October 28 so we can start the matching process with Family & Children’s Services.


Cash:  Send your tax deductible donations payable to TCBF and note “Holiday Challenge” on your payment.  Cash donations will be accepted through December 9, 2016.  All monetary donations will be given to Family & Children’s Services to help provide for families who were not “adopted” specifically.

Don’t wait!  Gather your family, friends, or co-workers and form a team.  It’s a great cause and your donations are tax deductible!


Ann E. Keele

Monroe & Keele, PC

Chair, Children & The Law Committee, 2016-2017

Vice-President, Tulsa County Bar Association, 2016-2017

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