McBride Selected to Super lawyers 2019 Oklahoma Rising Star List as a Top Rated General Litigation Attorney
We are pleased to announce that Chase McBride, a Partner at our Firm, has been selected to Super Lawyers 2019 Oklahoma Rising Stars list as a Top Rated General Litigation Attorney. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state.
To be eligible for the Rising Stars list, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice 10 years or less.
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The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in their practice of law.
Please join us in congratulating Chase McBride on his selection.
Mr. McBride was published in the October, 2019 Oklahoma Bar Journal. The October Journal is focused on 'Appeals'. Mr. McBride's article explains the process of filing Interlocutory Appeals specifically. Interlocutory Appeals are appeals made before a final decision is Ordered in a case. Knowledge of how and when to file an Interlocutory Appeal is a great tool for attorneys. The article is published in the Bar Journal to help other lawyers and advance the education and practice of the law within the State of Oklahoma.
To read the online version of Mr. McBride's article, visit the Oklahoma Bar Journal here: Interlocutory Appeals in Oklahoma
Or for the full the version of the October Oklahoma Bar Journal, click her: Full October Oklahoma Bar Journal
Chase McBride gave a presentation to the Mayes County Bar Association today over his article regarding the civil Interlocutory Appeals process in Oklahoma set to be published in the October Oklahoma Bar Journal. The goal of the presentation is to help other attorneys navigate interlocutory appeals in their own cases when an issue arises.
Mr. McBride has previously been published and presented CLEs to multiple county bar association over grand-parent visitation rights in Oklahoma.
Chase McBride, the Mayes County 2019 Law Day Chair, presented a Law Day award at the Salina Elementary assembly to a second grader who took second place in a statewide competition. The Law Day competition involved over 1,100 students across the state of Oklahoma submitting essays and drawings to be judged by the Oklahoma Bar Association.
Kim Ritchie, as the City of Attorney for the City of Pryor Creek, had the privilege of swearing in the City's new Mayor and other officials today at the City Hall. The primary role of the City Attorney is to act as the legal adviser to, and attorney and counselor for, the municipality and all of its officers in matters relating to their official duties.
Chase McBride has been selected for the CJA Training Panel and to will begin training to become a private contract attorney with the U.S. Federal Courts under the Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”). Mr. McBride’s training will include courses on various legal issues found in federal criminal defense cases along with training alongside other already qualified federal criminal defense attorneys and assisting them in their cases.
The Criminal Justice Act (CJA) (United States Code: Title 18, § 3006A) provides federal funds for attorneys, experts, and services necessary for the adequate representation of indigent defendants in federal court. These indigent defendants will be represented by a federal public defender or by qualified private contract attorneys.
Once training is completed, Mr. McBride will be required to separately apply to be accepted onto the CJA Panel of Private Attorneys and begin taking federal clients as appointed by the U.S. Federal Courts in Oklahoma's Northern and Eastern Districts.
Our firm is excited to announce the addition of Nick Atwood as a Partner to our law firm and the opening of a new office in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Our firm already represents clients in the Pottawatomie and Oklahoma County areas. The addition of Mr. Atwood and our new office location in Shawnee will help all of our attorneys better serve our existing clients in the central Oklahoma area as well as provide services for new clients.
Nick’s practice is focused on general civil litigation, property law, eminent domain law, business law, municipal law, estate law, employment law, family law and tribal law. He is licensed to practice in the Oklahoma State Courts and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. More information can be found regarding Mr. Atwood on his full biography located in the Attorneys section of our web page.
The Shawnee Office is located at 116 N. Bell Ave., Shawnee, OK 74801.
Merry Christmas from everyone at Ritchie, Rock & McBride Law Firm. We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year. Thank you for your continued support and partnerships. We look forward to serving you in the years to come. Merry Christmas!
Christmas is a time about giving and family. Our firm is blessed to be able to take part in the Mayes County Angel Tree to help provide for children and youth in the area who will otherwise go without. We encourage all to take part in your area's Angel Tree. As of today, the Mayes County Angel Tree still has approximately 60 of this year's 700 children remaining on the tree waiting to be picked up. Mayes County has a total population of only around 40,000 total including adults.
To learn how you can participate in the Mayes County Angel Tree, you can call the Pryor Chamber of Commerce at: 918-825-0157.