U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is
scheduled to make an appearance at Oklahoma City University in
March, according to school officials.
OCU President Jerald Walker made the announcement last week
during a luncheon honoring Associate Justice Byron White.
White spoke at a special convocation of the OCU School of Law.
Scalia, a judicial conservative, was nominated in 1986 by
President Reagan and confirmed by the Senate. . .
Sen. Don Nickles has recommended state Rep. Joe L. Heaton be
named U.S. attorney for Oklahoma's Western District. Nickles also
said he recommended that David E. O'Meilia be named U.S. attorney
for the state's Northern District.
If approved, Heaton and O'Meilia would fill vacancies expected
to be created by the departures of U.S. attorneys Tim Leonard and
Tony Graham, who are being considered for federal judgeships.
Heaton, R-Oklahoma City, has served in the state House of
Representatives since 1984 and has been minority leader the past
three years. He has been a practicing attorney with the law firm of
Fuller, Tubb & Pomeroy since 1977. He tentatively plans to resign
as minority leader as of Nov. 1 so the Republican Caucus can move
forward with a new leader and plan for the 1992 session.
O'Meilia, 40, of Tulsa, has served as assistant U.S. attorney
for the Northern District since 1986. He also worked four years as
Tulsa County's assistant district attorney. . .
Anita Hill, an assistant professor of law at the University of
Oklahoma, has been named a faculty administrative fellow in the
Norman campus provost's office for 1991-92.
Hill, who joined the OU law faculty in 1986, teaches courses in
contracts, commercial law and civil rights. A member of the OU
Faculty Senate since 1987, she served on its executive committee
during the 1990-91 academic year. In 1988-89, she was selected for
an associates distinguished lectureship.
Prior to joining OU, Hill was a law faculty member at Oral
Roberts University, special counsel to the chair of the Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission and was in private law practice.
As a fellow, she primarily will be responsible for the revision
of the Norman campus Faculty Handbook, related policy reviews and
special projects. She will continue to teach courses in the
College of Law. . .
Legal-Graphics, a firm specializing in visual aids for
litigation, has moved its office to the Court Plaza Building, Suite
120, 228 Robert S. Kerr Owners are Sam Anderson and Janice Fowler.
The firm consults, designs and produces a full line of graphics
for the legal profession. It is a member of the national
Demonstrative Evidence Specialists Association. . .
American Security Group of Atlanta, under its exclusive
marketing agreement with Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. of Ada, has
signed a letter of intent with a major U.S. credit card issuer to
begin marketing a Pre-Paid Legal Services legal referral program
for credit card customers during early 1992.
American Security Group is currently engaged in negotiating
major financial institutions for marketing the legal program
through credit card, checking, installment loan and mortgage
Pre-Paid Legal Services is a legal expense plan company
specializing in products which offer prepayment of certain legal
expenses. . .
The Oklahoma Bar Association-Continuing Legal Education
Department has scheduled two upcoming seminars dealing with