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Phillips Murrah Directors to present: Defending (and Preventing) Lease Cancellation Lawsuits

presented by Tuesday, Aug. 13 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma Headquarters 500 N.E. 4th Street, Oklahoma City As leasing and drilling increase, so have lawsuits by mineral owners seeking to cancel existing leases. More often than not, those suits allege that existing wells have ceased producing in paying quantities, and therefore […]

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Attorney Mary Holloway Richard delivers presentation on behavioral health protections

Mary Holloway Richard, Phillips Murrah healthcare law attorney, participated in a CLE webinar panel for healthcare counsel on Wednesday. Strafford Publications presented the webinar on protecting patients’ behavioral health information, and disclosure requirements and limitations. Richard’s presentation defines best practices for healthcare providers in situations where a potential breach in patient privacy may arise. The […]

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Kelly selected to join Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class

The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers has selected Phillips Murrah attorney Kim Beight Kelly to join the association’s exclusive Leadership Class for 2019. Each year, the DAYL selects approximately 40 young lawyers of all practice areas, firm sizes and levels of experience to participate in the DAYL Leadership Class. The Leadership Program was created in […]

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Firm selects Employee of the Month for June 2019

David Carter, Lead Office Clerk, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for June 2019. “It is a great honor to be chosen by my peers as Employee of the Month,” he said. “We are like family here, and it’s as a team we complete each task and assignment. “I’m proud to be part of […]

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Phillips Murrah Director Liz Brown elected to Board of Oklahoma’s largest petroleum association

Phillips Murrah would like to congratulate Elizabeth K. Brown, Shareholder/Director and member of the Firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group, on being elected to the Board of Directors of the newly formed oil and gas industry advocacy organization, The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma. Liz formerly was a member of the OIPA Board of Directors […]

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Phillips Murrah Managing Partner quoted in Journal Record article about OKC Thunder trades

A Journal Record article published on July 8, 2019 features Phillips Murrah Managing Partner Tom Wolfe‘s insight about the recent changes in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s team line-up. The article, titled ‘Progress comes through change’: Thunder expected to rebound from trade shakeup, explores the possible impact that losing small forward Paul George and the possibility […]

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Phillips Murrah rowing team competes in 2019 Stars and Stripes River Festival

Phillips Murrah’s rowing team Law & Oarder completed the Summer 2019 season with a neck-in-neck race. The team competed on June 29 at the 2019 Stars and Stripes River Festival held at the OKC Boathouse District, finishing a 500-meter run in 2:10.3—less than a second from clinching Third Place. “First of all, I want to […]

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OCBA Young Lawyers Division deems Phillips Murrah “Friend of the YLD”

The Oklahoma County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division honored Phillips Murrah as a “Friend of the YLD” at the annual OCBA Awards Luncheon on June 21. “Phillips Murrah was chosen for this award because of their consistent support of the Harvest Food Drive and the Regional Food Bank,” said Debbie Gorden, OCBA Executive Director. “They […]

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Journal Record awards Phillips Murrah law firm top Reader Rankings honors

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce our Firm received top honors in five of The Journal Record’s Reader Rankings categories. “It’s an honor to be recognized in our community for the challenging work our attorneys do every day,” Marketing Director Dave Rhea said. Phillips Murrah received awards for Best Civil Litigation Firm, Best Family Law […]

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Hasenfratz inducted into American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Phillips Murrah is proud to announce Director and Shareholder Sally A. Hasenfratz has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Admission to ACREL is by invitation only, following a rigorous screening process and significant peer review. Members are elected based on recognition locally and nationally as a distinguished real […]

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Firm selects Employee of the Month for May 2019

Summer Rider, Administrative Assistant, is Phillips Murrah’s Employee of the Month for May 2019. “Wow!! What a privilege to be named Employee of the Month,” she said. “It has been beyond a blessing to work for such an amazing Firm and alongside so many awesome co-workers as well!” The Employee of the Month is selected […]

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Hendrick to give keynote presentation at Texas Business Equality Conference

Janet A. Hendrick, Director and member in the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, will provide an update on legal developments in LGBTQ workplace protections on June 11 at the 4th Annual Texas Business Equality Conference hosted by the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce. Her presentation will highlight current state and federal legislation, upcoming […]

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Director Melissa Gardner featured in article about forced pooling in Oklahoma

Phillips Murrah Director Melissa Gardner is featured in an article about forced pooling published by Oklahoma oil and gas industry online resource, Oklahoma Minerals.

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Maule to present at nonprofit business seminar

Byrona J. Maule, Director and member in the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, will give a presentation on the current state of human resources on June 4 at a Nonprofit Accounting and Finance Seminar hosted by Arledge & Associates, P.C. Accounting and finance professionals are invited to attend the seminar which is tailored to […]

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Firm supports Big Brothers Big Sisters 2019 Bowl for Kid’s Sake campaign

Months of fundraising events culminated into a night of bowling for Phillips Murrah employees, families and friends. The Firm celebrated its annual fundraising efforts for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign on May 16 with a Bowling Night event at Dust Bowl Lanes. Director Byrona Maule spearheaded the campaign, raising $4,700. “Thank you […]