Tulsa attorneys Deborah Shallcross and John Barker have joined
GableGotwals.Shallcross has joined the firm after serving almost 30
years on the bench with the Tulsa County District Court. Earlier she
was an assistant public defender representing children in Tulsa
County and began her career in private practice in
Shawnee.Shallcross will be practicing with GableGotwals full time
with an emphasis in alternative dispute resolution but also
including litigation and appellate practice.Barker returned to
GableGotwals after serving as general counsel with Oneok Inc. for
seven years. He joined Oneok after 30 years with GableGotwals. His
legal practice is primarily related to general commercial business
matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities,
public equity and debt offerings and finance.
Rambach joins Hall Estill as shareholderTULSA - Jeffrey C.
Rambach has joined Hall Estill as a shareholder.Since entering
private practice in 1989, he has concentrated his practice in
taxation, trusts and estates, employee benefits, mergers and
acquisitions, business formations, tax litigation, charitable
foundations and nonprofits.Rambach completed his undergraduate
degree at Boston University and received his law degree from Tulane
University. He also received a master of laws degree in taxation
from Georgetown University Law School.
Anderson joins Dunlap CoddingOKLAHOMA CITY - Jeffrey R. Anderson
has joined Dunlap Codding.Anderson served as senior patent counsel
for ConocoPhillips and KiOR Inc., a renewable fuels company. At
KiOR, Anderson served as the sole in-house counsel and was
responsible for managing the company's trademark and patent
portfolio.Anderson graduated from the University of Oklahoma College
of Law. He received his bachelor's degree in chemical and petroleum
refining engineering in 1985 from the Colorado School of Mines.
Politics and Law lectures setTULSA - Martin Shapiro, professor at
the University of California Berkeley School of Law, will give two
talks Wednesday at the University of Tulsa College of Law as part of
the TU Lectureship in Politics and Law.His discussion at noon
Wednesday, "Rule of Law, Due Process, and High Resource Suspects,"
will be in John Rogers Hall. At 7:30 p.m., Shapiro will offer a
second lecture, "Judicial Independence-How Much Do You Really Want?"
in the Price-Turpen Courtroom in John Rogers Hall.Shapiro has taught
in the political science departments at Harvard and Stanford
universities and at UC San Diego.Shapiro is the author of Law and
Politics in the Supreme Court; Freedom of Speech: The Supreme Court
and Judicial Review; The Supreme Court and Administrative Agencies;
Courts: A Comparative and Political Analysis; and Who Guards the
Guardians: Judicial Control of Administration.Shapiro is a past
president of the Western Political Science Association, past vice
president of the American Political Association, a trustee of the
Law and Society Association, and a member of the American Academy of
Arts and Sciences.
Miller Dollarhide adds associatesOKLAHOMA CITY - Amy L. Alden and
Joi E. McClendon have joined Miller Dollarhide as associates.Alden
is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and earned her juris
doctor from the University of Oklahoma in 1996. Alden was general
counsel to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.McClendon received
her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Oklahoma in
2000. In 2003, she received her master's degree in American
literature from OU. She graduated from Oklahoma City University with
her juris doctorate in 2006. McClendon was an assistant public
defender before opening her own practice.Alden and McClendon will
practice in the litigation group.
Raley to discuss exoneration caseNORMAN - John Raley, a Houston
attorney and University of Oklahoma College of Law alumnus, will
discuss his successful pro bono case that resulted in the release of
an innocent man who spent 25 years in prison at noon Monday the OU
College of Law in Norman. …