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.
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.
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.
Chase McBride has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division. The Young Lawyer Division of the Oklahoma Bar Association is for lawyers who have been practicing law for less than 10 years. Its purpose is for young lawyers to organize to focus on bar-related issues and public service-related projects. Chase was elected by other young lawyer across the state to serve in a Rural At-Large Seat. The seat represents all counties in Oklahoma except for Tulsa and Oklahoma Counties.
Chase McBride was invited to lecture today at the Tulsa County Bar Association to help provide other lawyers with useful information regarding Grand Parent Rights in Oklahoma. McBride's lecture was considered to be a Continued Learning Credit by the Oklahoma Bar Association for lawyers to help them stay up to date on their legal knowledge.
Chase McBride has been selected to be published in the March edition of the Oklahoma Bar Journal focusing on the area of Family Law. Mr. McBride's article entitled "Court-Ordered Grandparent Visitation" focuses on Grand-Parental Rights in Oklahoma and the steps and burdens a grandparent must demonstrate in Court in order to receive court ordered visitation with a grandchild.
The Oklahoma Bar Journal is the official member publication of the Oklahoma Bar Association. The Journal helps attorneys across Oklahoma stay current on legal topics, practice areas of the law, trends in the legal profession, ethics and practice management tips.
To view Mr. McBride's article in the online edition of the Oklahoma Bar Journal, click the photos below:
Our attorneys have successfully handled criminal charges ranging from first time misdemeanors to First Degree Murder and other felonies. Our attorneys have also successfully handled criminal appeals.
If you are charged with a crime, you need to make sure you have a lawyer keeping you informed of your case and protecting your rights. Contact us immediately if you believe you are may be charged with a crime or have been charged.