Firm sponsors panel exploring civility between opposing counsel

An upcoming panel discussion plans to “bridge the divide” between attorneys in the courtroom. Phillips Murrah is sponsoring “Behaving Badly is For Toddlers: Bringing Civility Back into Civil Litigation,” a Continuing Learning Education opportunity hosted Dec. 12 at the Oklahoma Bar Association. “This CLE was established in an effort to remind both sides of the value of civility […]

Firm selects November Employee of the Month

Paralegal Lisa McAlister is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for November 2016. “More than being proud of working for an extraordinary company, I am proud of working with extraordinary co-workers,” she said. “I am grateful to my peers for choosing me to be Employee of the Month. “It is such an honor, both on a personal […]

Phillips Murrah paralegals complete bankruptcy certification

Phillips Murrah paralegals Lisa McAlister and Maribeth D. Mills recently completed the Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants’ program to become Certified Bankruptcy Assistants. The ABJA is a national organization formed by judicial assistants to U.S. Bankruptcy Judges who found that understanding certification in a particular field can promote and maintain professional standards. According to ABJA’s website: […]

Director hosts presentations on workplace regulations

Phillips Murrah Director Byrona J. Maule gave two presentations in November, one for Cornerstone Credit Union League and the other to the Women’s Mastermind Group, regarding potential changes in labor and employment matters. The presentations covered new wage and hour regulations regarding overtime that were slated to go into effect on December 1, 2016. Maule gave […]

Phillips Murrah welcomes two new oil and gas attorneys

Phillips Murrah is proud to welcome Molly E. Tipton and C. Eric Davis as oil and gas attorneys. Tipton represents both privately-owned and public companies in a wide variety of oil and gas matters, with a strong emphasis on oil and gas title examination. In her practice, Molly has prepared numerous drilling, division order, and […]

Director’s Woman of the Year honor shared in hometown newspaper

Phillips Murrah Director Dawn Rahme was featured in an article in the Ponca City News noting her achievement as one of the Journal Record’s Women of the Year. “Hard work, integrity and passion will guide me to success throughout my life,” Rahme said in the article. “Though my life has been much easier than his – […]

Firm selects October Employee of the Month

Margaret Petit, legal assistant, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for October 2016. “It is a real honor to have received this award from my co-workers,” she said. “Just know that I believe that I am a good ‘team player’ because every member of my team/Phillips Murrah family is a Super Star and we all excel in […]

Team of Phillips Murrah employees participate in Race for the Cure

A group of Phillips Murrah employees joined together in late October to participate in a 5K for Race for the Cure at Bicentennial Park at the Civic Center Music Hall. “My family and I have participated in the Race for the Cure for a number of years,” Paralegal Nanette Morris said. “We have had friends, […]

50 Making a Difference profile: Sally Hasenfratz, J.D.

From The Journal Record / by Jessica Mitchell Published: November 3, 2016 Click to see full story – 50 Making a Difference profile: Sally Hasenfratz, J.D. Attorney Sally Hasenfratz said her philosophy on life is simple. “Work hard, do the right thing and act with integrity in all areas of life,” Hasenfratz said. “My parents live this […]

50 Making a Difference profile: Dawn Rahme, J.D.

From The Journal Record / by Jessica Mitchell Published: November 3, 2016 Click to see full story – 50 Making a Difference profile: Dawn Rahme, J.D. Inspired by her father’s success in overcoming challenges, Dawn Rahme is driven to work her hardest in the face of adversity. Rahme’s father, at the age of 25, moved from Lebanon […]

50 Making a Difference profile: Mary H. Richard, J.D.

From The Journal Record / by Jessica Mitchell Published: November 3, 2016 Click to see full story – 50 Making a Difference profile: Mary H. Richard, J.D. For Mary Richard, the main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. “Life will do everything in its power to distract you and sway you from your […]

Phillips Murrah named among Best Law Firms in 36 practice areas

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce that our law firm has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 “Best Law Firms” for professional excellence for the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area in the following practice areas: Tier 1 Administrative / Regulatory Law Banking and Finance Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and […]

Firm selects September Employee of the Month

David Carter, Lead Office Clerk, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for September 2016. “It is an honor to be selected by my co-workers for this award, thank you,” he said. “The work atmosphere here while oft times busy is also team oriented with staff volunteering to assist one another with rush assignments. “The Firm’s directors […]

Two Phillips Murrah Directors given Super Lawyers top honors

We are proud to announce Directors Fred A. Leibrock and Shannon K. Emmons were selected for top honors in the 2016 Oklahoma Super Lawyers listing. Leibrock is named to the Top 50 attorneys in the state, and Emmons is selected as one of the Top 25 Women in the 2016 Oklahoma Super Lawyers rankings. Click here to see […]