Access to Justice: Supports, coordinates and advocates for civil justice in the community.
Community Outreach: Provides volunteer lawyers to charitable or civic organizations and supports community projects.
Golf Committee: This annual fundraising event promotes fellowship and networking among the legal professional community, while supporting predetermined, approved charities.
Law Week: Responsible for the coordination of Law Week activities during April May including Ask-A-Lawyer, Immigration Clinic, Naturalization Ceremony, Legal Civics, Student Art and Poetry Contest, Liberty Bell Award, and Law Day Luncheon finale.
Animal Law: Educates members and provides the community and local law enforcement agencies with knowledgeable advice and assistance in situations involving animals.
Bench and Bar: A committee made up of judges, practitioners, professors, and law students to promote civility, efficiency and professionalism within the court system. Ongoing projects include the Brown Bag CLE series and the Judicial Dinner. Children and the Law: Provides opportunities for lawyers to gain information and use their skills to help children in need.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE): Coordinates programs of high quality on the subjects of current and practical interest. Diversity: Committed to developing diversity within the practice of law and the local Bar Association.
Fee Arbitration (5-Year Admission Requirement): At no cost to lawyers or former clients, this Committee resolves disputes involving the amount or reasonableness of attorney fees and/or costs charged or to be charged by the lawyer for professional services for the benefit of the former client. Committee decisions are made by majority vote of a quorum of at least 12 persons including both attorneys and non-attorneys. This Committee does not resolve client grievances.
Lawyer Referral Service: Supervises and oversees the panel of lawyers handling referrals from the public; establishes the rules and procedures of the panel; and maintains the programs to expand the public’s knowledge of the program.
Law Related Education: Provides training seminars for Tulsa area teachers and lawyers to provide meaningful classroom activities.
Long-Range Planning: Under the president-elect, maps out the course for the TCBA for the next five years.
Membership: Recruits & encourages non-members to join, develops programs, activities, and partnership benefits for members. Mentoring: Coordinates mentoring and networking opportunities and resources for recent graduates/new attorneys as well as law students through working closely with the University of Tulsa College of Law.
Nominations and Awards: Chaired by the immediate Past President of TCBA and provides recognition of members for meritorious service and achievements in the practice of law, public and community service; recruit and nominate qualified members to serve in elective offices of the Association; and to count the ballots and oversee any challenge of any election.
Pro Bono: Coordinates Pro Bono services and programs. Professionalism: Determine the appropriate criteria for recognizing ethics and professionalism in the practice of law and prepares brief articles on ethical practices for the Tulsa Lawyer.
Public Relations: To inform and educate the public of its rights and duties under our system of government and laws; to encourage good citizenship and civic participation by our members; and to publicize the service provided by our members to the community and our system of justice.
Special Events: Plan member events, which may include virtual events, OKC & Tulsa sporting events, happy hours, etc.
Social Media: Join a committee that builds a team of supporters who agree to amplify/generate the TCBA message on social networking.
Tulsa Lawyer Magazine: Publishes monthly the Tulsa Lawyer, official publication of TCBA, including writing and editing articles and supplying photographs of general interest, and to obtain advertising to offset the cost thereof.
Veteran’s / Military: Volunteer lawyers who help veterans merge back into civilian life and assist in legal issues.
Young Lawyers Division: The YLD provides Tulsa County young lawyers with opportunities for networking, business and professional development, community service and bar-related projects, and encourages young lawyers to have a voice in our association.