Law Shift

OCU Law School plans to move Downtown after purchasing the old Central High School building for $10 million To remedy its problem, Devon constructed a $750 million headquarters Downtown. OCU Law found its answer in the former Central High School, which it purchased for $10 million in December. The law school currently occupies about 110,000 […]

U.S. News: Phillips Murrah has Strong Showing for Best Lawyers in America

29 Lawyers Selected for Best Lawyers 2013 Edition (OKLAHOMA CITY) January 30, 2013 — Best Lawyers® in America has named 29 attorneys from Phillips Murrah to its 2013 list. Of these, nine are ranked for the first time: Shannon K. Emmons, Juston R. Givens, Terry L. Hawkins, Andrew S. Mildren, William S. Price, Dawn M. […]

U.S. News: Phillips Murrah One of Nation’s Best Firms

Firm Receives Nationals Nods in More Than 20 Practice Areas (OKLAHOMA CITY) January 30, 2013 — Calling Oklahoma City home for more than 25 years, Phillips Murrah law firm announced today that is has been top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 11 areas of practice, including banking, litigation, government relations, real estate and […]

Law Allows Franchises to Flourish in State

By M. Scott Carter | The Journal Record January 22, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY – With more than 11,000 franchises, 131,000 workers and an economic impact of more than $10 billion, it can pay to operate a franchise in Oklahoma. In fact, according to Entrepreneur Magazine, five of the country’s top franchises make their home here, […]

Phillips Murrah launches immigration practice

(OKLAHOMA CITY) January 21, 2013 — Phillips Murrah P.C. (“Phillips Murrah”) announced today that Jasmine A. Majid has joined the firm to launch the firm’s immigration practice. Majid will practice from Phillips Murrah’s Oklahoma City office. Prior to joining the firm, Majid worked in Washington, D.C. as director of agency liaison and policy analyst with […]

Phillips Murrah Names Shareholders

OKLAHOMA CITY – Phillips Murrah has named Catherine L. Campbell, Jason A. Dunn, G. Calvin Sharpe and Kathryn D. Terry as shareholders. Campbell specializes in appellate practice in both state and federal courts of appeal. Dunn’s practice is primarily focused on defending clients in commercial litigation. Sharpe is a trial attorney who specializes in medical […]

Lankford Opposes Carbon Tax

EDMOND — Congressman James Lankford will not support any effort to place a carbon tax on the backs of the American people, he said. A carbon tax is not a fair solution for Congress to use to pay down the national debt, Lankford told The Edmond Sun. President Barack Obama signed a carbon tax bill […]

Agencies, Car Dealer Receive Alternative Fuels Awards

Three state offices and a leading Oklahoma automotive dealership are recipients of the 2012 Zach D. Taylor Jr. Clean Cities Vision Awards for Regional Alternative Transportation Fuels Leadership. The awards were announced at the 11th Annual Central Oklahoma Clean Cities Awards Luncheon earlier this month at the Petroleum Club in downtown Oklahoma City. The awards […]

Environmentalists, Execs Ponder Paths of America’s Energy Policy

OKLAHOMA CITY– Energy executives say their industry is paralyzed; environmentalists wonder what happened to policies promising alternative energy. The next four years could shape the American energy landscape for decades. On Friday, five of the best minds in energy in Oklahoma sat down to discuss how the election will affect our nation’s energy policy for […]

G. Calvin Sharpe Named to Red Earth Board

OKLAHOMA CITY – Lou C. Kerr has been re-elected chairman of the board of Red Earth Inc. Other new officers elected to the board of directors include Janet Dyke, president; Leslie Blair, president-elect; G. Calvin Sharpe, past president; Shannon Edwards, secretary; John Jameson, treasurer; and Kimber Shoop, member at large. Kerr is a founder of […]

Johnson Speaks at Conference

OKLAHOMA CITY – Eric L. Johnson, a consumer financial services attorney with Phillips Murrah, was a presenter at the 2012 Innovate AutoStar Users Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Entitled “Caught in a Compliance Riptide and Dragged out to Sea,” Johnson’s presentation focused on the latest developments in federal and state consumer credit law compliance, including […]

Tim Kline

Kline named director of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights certification board

American Board of Certification of Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Names 2012 Board Members Staff Report [ FEBRUARY 2, 2012 – TULSA, Okla. ] – Mac D. Finlayson of Morrel Saffa Craige in Tulsa has been elected president-elect and general counsel for 2012 by the American Board of Certification of Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Attorneys.

Tim Kline

Phillips Murrah law firm forms new partnership

By M. Scott Carter [ SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 – OKLAHOMA CITY ] The Oklahoma City law firm of Phillips Murrah P.C. is 25 percent bigger today – thanks to a new partnership with the Kline, Kline, Elliott and Bryant firm and other new additions.

Dawn Rahme

Leadership in Law profile: Dawn M. Rahme

From The Journal Record Published: April 30, 2010 Click to see full story – Leadership in Law profile: Dawn M. Rahme Dawn Rahme has seen countless stories of success accomplished through hard work, but the one that inspires her the most is that of her own father. At 25, he moved from Lebanon to the United […]

Raymond Zschiesche

Leadership in Law profile: Ray E. Zschiesche

From The Journal Record Published: April 30, 2010 Click to see full story – Leadership in Law profile: Ray E. Zschiesche Advocating and defending a position on a particular issue was something Ray Zschiesche always enjoyed, and after participating on his high school debate team, he made up his mind to pursue a career in […]