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SBA disaster loan summary

Gavel to Gavel appears in The Journal Record. This column was originally published in The Journal Record on April 2, 2020. This Gavel to Gavel column is a summary of our full-length Q&A on Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs. By Phillips Murrah Director Alison J. Cross and Attorney Kara K. Laster On March 27, Congress passed […]

Michele C. Spillman joins Phillips Murrah Dallas office

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 23, 2020) – Phillips Murrah P.C. is pleased to announce Michele C. Spillman has joined the Firm in its Dallas-based office as an Of Counsel attorney. Her addition to the Firm brings the number of Phillips Murrah attorneys serving the Texas market to fourteen. With a background in both labor and employment […]

An update from Phillips Murrah P.C. about health and safety related to COVID-19

ALERT: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 03/18/20 As has become apparent, the COVID-19 pandemic is an unstoppable disruptive influence across almost every aspect of our lives. Like so many of our friends and clients, we have been preparing in earnest. To that end, starting yesterday, our Firm began transitioning to working remotely. As always, our attorneys are […]

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Firm selects Employee of the Month for February 2020

Abby Tompkins, Legal Assistant, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for February 2020. “It is a privilege to work with such a great group of people and for them to recognize me as Employee of the Month is an honor,” Abby said. The Employee of the Month is selected anonymously by Phillips Murrah staff […]

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Attorneys continue winning streak at annual OCBA Chili Cook-off

Another year, another recipe vying for a coveted trophy at the Oklahoma County Bar Association’s annual Chili Cook-off. Phillips Murrah attorneys competed against local law firms in OCBA’s Young Lawyers Division on Feb. 28 at the Leadership Square Atrium in downtown Oklahoma City. Representing Phillips Murrah were attorneys Cody J. Cooper, C. Eric Davis, Mark E. Hornbeek, […]

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Phillips Murrah Directors to team up with Animal Legal Defense Fund at OCU Law symposium

Two Phillips Murrah Directors will participate in the upcoming “Animal Law Symposium: Oklahoma City,” supported by Animal Legal Defense Fund and Oklahoma City University School of Law. “OCU Law is glad to partner with Animal Legal Defense Fund to host this symposium,” said Jim Roth, Phillips Murrah Director and OCU School of Law Dean. “With […]

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Gardner named to Journal Record’s 2020 Achievers Under 40

The Journal Record will honor Melissa Gardner, Phillips Murrah Director and Shareholder, and 44 others as part of its 17th class of Achievers Under 40. The 45 honorees will be recognized at the Achievers Under 40 event on May 29 at the Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown/Medical Center at 741 N. Phillips Ave. “Young leaders […]

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Animal lovers helping the Village Animal Shelter

By Thomas G. Wolfe, Managing Director of Phillips Murrah P.C.  I’m reaching out to you as a fellow animal lover to make you aware of The Village Animal Shelter and to ask for your help to make much-needed improvements on behalf of the animals that find themselves there. Early last summer, I read an article […]

Firm selects Employee of the Month for January 2020

Nancy Walker, Paralegal, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for January 2020. “It is truly an honor to be recognized by your peers, especially by such a great group of talented people with whom I have the privilege of working,” Nancy said. “I am continually challenged and enhanced by my experiences here each and […]

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Phillips Murrah attorney gives sixth graders glimpse into lawyer life

Attorney Kendra M. Norman gave students at Canyon Ridge Intermediate School a rare peek into the legal field. The school hosted a “Career Fair” on Jan. 24 to help expose 6th grade students to different career options. “I want to educate these students on the education and other requirements needed to be an attorney, but […]

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Voth participates in Leadership OKC medical marijuana panel

Attorney Lauren S. Voth joined other panelists to discuss issues related to medical marijuana in Oklahoma. St. Luke’s United Methodist Church hosted the Leadership Oklahoma City panel on Jan. 23. Voth rounded out the panel of industry leaders including: David Lewis, Chief Operating Officer of Stability Growth Stephen Prescott, MD, President of Oklahoma Medical Research […]

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Director presents at Oklahoma Agricultural Aviation Association annual meeting

Phillips Murrah Director Patrick L. Hullum advised Oklahoma Agricultural Aviation Association members on legal issues related to aerial spray applicators at the 2020 OAAA Conference and Trade Show on Jan. 21 at the Embassy Suites in Norman, OK. Aptly titled “How to Defend Yourself in Court,” Hullum’s presentation relayed steps individuals and businesses can take […]

Firm selects Employee of the Month for December 2019

Kat Mach, Legal Assistant, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for December 2019. “I find that a little bit of kindness and respect will get you so much further in the world,” Kat said. “It is really nice to have that noticed. Hopefully, we can start a movement in the world starting with just […]

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OKC Thunder Phillips Murrah Blocks for Bucks campaign chalks up 100th block

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce that we have reached the “Centennial” mark for this 2019-2020 season with our #BlocksforBucks campaign! Yesterday (Jan 8), The Oklahoma City Thunder posted to their social media accounts this statement: 100 blocks and counting… that equals a $10,000 donation thus far to the Thunder Cares Foundation! For the third consecutive season, […]

Phillips Murrah law firm names newest Director, Shareholder

OKLAHOMA CITY (January 2, 2020) – Phillips Murrah proudly announces the promotion of Cody J. Cooper to a Director and Shareholder for the Firm. Cooper’s selection brings the Firm’s total number of Directors to 38. Cody is a member of the Firm’s Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. His practice primarily concentrates on intellectual […]