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Tulsa civic leader Nancy Feldman dies at 92
 
TulsaWorld.com - 02/19/2014
 
 
Oklahomans invited to Senior Day at the Capitol Feb. 24
Oklahoma City – Oklahomans are invited to the State Capitol on Monday, Feb. 24 for the 2014 Senior Day at the Capitol. The annual event is a ...
 
Department of Human Services - 02/12/2014
 
 
United Fund members hear more agency reports
Woodward, Okla. — United Fund of Woodward drive members heard reports from 3 more agencies during a campaign meeting Thursday at the Red Cros...
 
Woodward News - 10/28/2013
 
 
1 YEAR LATER: AG Pruitt’s Oklahoma Mortgage Settlement Spurs Oklahomans’ Recovery
Phase II deadline for direct payments to homeowners is Dec. 31

OKLAHOMA CITY – One year after Attorney ...
 
Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General - 10/15/2013
 
 
Victims of Mortgage Abuse Refuse to Cash Tiny Settlement Checks
A billion dollars in checks sent to foreclosed homeowners as Foreclosure sign in front yare
 
ThinkProgress - 07/25/2013
 
 
Tornado damage costs still climbing
Moore, OK tornado cleanup
 
The Journal Record - 06/13/2013
 
 
Statewide Campaign for Justice Chair Attorney General Scott Pruitt helps kick-off 2013 fundraiser event
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/30/2013
 
 
ABA offers help to those hit hard by Oklahoma tornadoes
Laura G Bellows, AMA President
 
ABAJournal - 05/24/2013
 
 
Oklahoma's Own Mortgage Settlement Trumps National Pact's Payouts
Welcome to Oklahoma SignT...
 
eCreditDaily.com - 05/20/2013
 
 
Attorney General Pruitt Announces New Phase II of Compensation from the Oklahoma Mortgage Settlement Fund
Free legal help available through Resolution Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt Monday announced the opening...
 
Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General  - 05/16/2013
 
 
Legal Aid Slates OKC Homeowners Clinic to Discuss Mortgage, Foreclosure Problems
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma (LASO) is hosting a free legal clinic on Wednesday, May 15 to provide information to homeowners concerned with forec...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/15/2013
 
 
Oklahoma legal groups use settlement money to assist, investigate
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Bar Association each have received funds from the Oklahoma Mortgage Settlement, which is administer...
 
NewsOK - 05/13/2013
 
 
Oklahoma Law Day 2013
Free legal advice on May 2nd during Oklahoma Law Day 2013.  Legal Aid attorneys in Oklahoma, Tulsa and Cleveland counties will be answering ph...
 
Oklahoma Bar Association  - 04/30/2013
 
 
Verify U.S. Government Social Media Accounts
Ever wonder whether a Twitter feed is really from the government body or official it claims to be? There is certainly reason to doubt sometimes, gi...
 
Robert Ambrogi - 04/03/2013
 
 
In the Loop - March 2013
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/01/2013
 
 
Congratulations, Adrienne Watt, Oklahoma Magazine's 40 Under 40
Oklahoma Magazine has released it's 40 Under 40 for 2013 and Legal Aid's own Attorney Adrienne Watt has been selected as one of Oklahoma...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/27/2013
 
 
Legal Madness 2013
Try our Legal Madness 2013 brackets! What's the worst kind of civil legal problem to face when you can't afford a lawyer? Follow ou...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/22/2013
 
 
Right to Lawyer Can Be Empty Promise for Poor

Russell Davis

 
The New York Times - 03/21/2013
 
 
Helping you protect your home from foreclosure
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. can stop the foreclosure process or work toward the best possible solution for homeowners who are facing forec...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/20/2013
 
 
Gideon's 50th Anniversary: You have the right to an attorney
Thanks to television shows everyone knows you have the right to remain silent and a lawyer will be appointed in a criminal case if you cannot affor...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/18/2013
 
 
National Fair Housing Month Volunteer Reader Training
Bring a friend and be a part of the exciting 2013 Tulsa Area Fair Housing Partnership (TAFHP) Children’s Reading Initiative! TAFHP needs volu...
 
Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League - 03/18/2013
 
 
Tulsa Stand Down For Homeless Veterans To Be Held May 11, 2013
A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, May 11 at First Baptist Church in Tulsa.  The event will run from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m...
 
VA Medical Center’s (JCMVAMC) Homeless Program - 03/14/2013
 
 
Zombie debt collectors use scare tactics to target Oklahomans
OKLAHOMA CITY – When you think of zombies you likely think of the walking dead but now there's a new type of zombie targeting Oklahomans ...
 
NewsChannel 4 KFOR-TV OKC - 03/08/2013
 
 
Utility Crisis Assistance Available for Low-Income Households
Oklahoma Capitol --Help with home energy costs will be available across the state through the Energy Crisis Assistance Progra...
 
Oklahoma Department of Human Services - 03/08/2013
 
 
Legal Aid Warns of 'Zombie' Debts, Offers Seniors Advice and Assistance
Consumer debts which have timed out and become legally uncollectable, been discharged in a bankruptcy or are without supporting documentation showi...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/06/2013
 
 
Attorneys Needed
USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process The United States Government has established the Hispanic and Wome...
 
The National Agricultural Law Center - 03/01/2013
 
 
State trails in providing foreclosure restitution to homeowners
While Oklahoma has handed out an average of $11,000 in foreclosure restitution to fewer than 300 people, more than a half-milli...
 
Tulsa World - 02/25/2013
 
 
In The Loop February 2013
Want to get In the Loop monthly? 
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/21/2013
 
 
Resolution Oklahoma Helps Sapulpa Couple Avoid Foreclosure

SAPULPA, Oklahoma - A Sapulpa couple is in their home tonight, thanks to a special pr...

 
News on 6 - 02/20/2013
 
 
Libraries and Access to Justice
In the fall of 2012 Pro Bono Net, produced the “Libraries and Access to Justice” Webinar Series to help librarians’ better assist...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/15/2013
 
 
3L Arnold Interns For Non-Profit Legal Aid
Third year law student at the University of Tulsa College of Law, Todd Arnold, discusses the value of working at the non-profit law firm Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma.
 
TU College of Law - 02/07/2013
 
 
Oklahomans invited to Senior Day at the Capitol
NORMAN — Oklahomans are invited to the 2013 Senior Day at the Capitol on Feb. 25. The annual event is a chance for Oklahoma’s senio...
 
The Norman Transcript - 02/05/2013
 
 
Legal Aid Services Board holds meeting
 
The Antlers American - 02/04/2013
 
 
In The Loop
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/31/2013
 
 
Legal Aid Board Elects Bruce Frazier President
Bruce FrazierThe Boa...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/31/2013
 
 
Free Income Tax Assistance Sites Available Now
The Oklahoma Tax Commission's list of places to get help with your Income Tax Return is now available. Here's the online page:
...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/31/2013
 
 
Free Income Tax Assistance Information
The 2013 list of free Oklahoma Tax Assistance Sites is now available.  Find a location in a city near you!   Click the...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/29/2013
 
 
Supplemental Disaster Funding Includes $1 Million for Legal Services to Low-Income Survivors
WASHINGTON – The Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Bill (H.R. 152), which passe...
 
Legal Services Corporation - 01/29/2013
 
 
In Memory of Former Legal Aid Attorney Frank Matthew Medearis
 
Tulsa World - 01/22/2013
 
 
Hats off to Women in Recovery Graduates
Fifteen participants who completed the Women in Recovery program will graduate on Tuesday, January 15th in a ceremony at the Tulsa County...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma - 01/14/2013
 
 
LSC Convenes 13th Technology Initiative Conference in Jacksonville; Beth Kanter to Speak
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma was awarded a Technology Iinitialtive Grant to add automated self-help forms to our free legal information...
 
Legal Services Corporation - 01/11/2013
 
 
New OBA Board Members to Take Oath Jan. 11
Ten new members of the OBA Board of Governors will be sworn in to their positions Jan. 11 at 1...
 
Oklahoma Bar Association - 01/11/2013
 
 
2013 Senior Poetry Contest

The Annual Oklahoma Conference on Aging is seeking entries for the 2013 Senior Poetry Contest.  The annual cont...

 
OKDHS Aging Services Division - 01/09/2013
 
 
Legal Aid presentation Friday in Enid
Claudia Kovar, staff attorney for Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, will discuss guardianship and other issues during a presentation Friday in Enid.<...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/09/2013
 
 
George Kaiser Family Foundation announces grants
George Kaiser Family Foundation announced it will provide $7.2 million in grants to more than 100 Tulsa-area social service agencies, with 12 of th...
 
Tulsa Business Journal  - 01/08/2013
 
 
Legal Aid offers help to those who can't afford an attorney
Eric Widger Sr., a beneficiary of Legal Aid, stands in front of his north Tulsa hou...
										
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Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/07/2013
 
 
Attorney General’s New ‘Resolution Oklahoma’ Program Provides Free Legal Help for Homeowners
Image:  Open hands holding toy house ...
 
Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General - 01/02/2013
 
 
Sandman Receives Washington Council of Lawyers Presidents’ Award, Speaks at City Club of Cleveland
Image: Linda Perle and Jim Sandman
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/19/2012
 
 
Memorial Service Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Tulsans
Legal Aid Services staff attorneys across Oklahoma assist individuals who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, to solve legal problems.&n...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/14/2012
 
 
Oklahoma program gives lawyers training on foreclosure assistance
Armed with free training, Oklahoma attorneys can now assist homeowners facing foreclosure and receive up to $5,000 for their services through the a...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/06/2012
 
 
Chief Justice Colbert Takes the Helm
Image: Chief Justice Tom Colbert
 
Briefcase - 12/05/2012
 
 
Sandman to Receive Washington Council of Lawyers' Award
Image: James J. Sandman, President of LSC
 
Legal Services Corporation - 11/30/2012
 
 
Veterans’ Issues Committee Takes Lead in “Sooner Stand Down” for Veterans
OCBA and Legal Aid volunteers saw approximately 35 homeless or otherwise indigent veterans, identifying 40 separate legal matters or problems. The ...
 
Briefcase - 11/28/2012
 
 
2012 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award to Goble, Jones & Stricklin
Cindy Sooter Goble, Laurie Jones and G. Gail Stricklin are joint recipients of the 2012 Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service for their combined e...
 
Oklahoma Bar Association - 11/16/2012
 
 
Find Legal Aid Services at the OBA 2012 Annual Meeting
The OBA 2012 Homecoming Annual Meeting - Find us at the Legal Aid booth and stop by our Hospitality Suite at the Sheraton H...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/14/2012
 
 
Brenda Nipp named Public Benefits Law Advocacy Coordinator
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. announces the appointment of Brenda Nipp as Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Public Benefits Law Advocacy Coordi...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/13/2012
 
 
Laura Frossard named Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Foreclosure Law Advocacy Coordinator
Image:  Laura FrossardLegal Aid Servi...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/08/2012
 
 
Tulsa Area United Way Awards Venture Grants
"We are committed to finding innovative solutions to challenges in our community," said Mark Graham, President and CEO.  "Our V...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/05/2012
 
 
Early voting starts Friday, November 2nd in Oklahoma
 Are you making plans to vote? Early voting starts Friday, November 2nd in Oklahoma...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/02/2012
 
 
Beware of Charity Scams in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in the northeast, many individuals find themselves wanting to help in time of need by contributin...
 
Oklahoma Attorney General - 10/31/2012
 
 
Legal Aid: Providing free civil assistance
Since 1977, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma has been providing free civil legal assistance to low-income persons and senior citizens. It is a non-pr...
 
The Lawton Constitution - 10/31/2012
 
 
Mortgage servicers provide relief to Oklahomans facing foreclosure
Oklahomans facing foreclosure can apply for mortgage modification and other types of relief through the five mortgage servicers that agreed to a $2...
 
Tulsa World - 10/29/2012
 
 
Sapula Stand Down for Homeless Veterans Sat Oct 27th
Legal Aid is proud to be a partner in Hope for Our Heroes
Sapulpa Stand Down for Homeless Vets 27 Oct 2012
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/26/2012
 
 
Non-Profit Center helping organizations cut down costs
 
Enid News.com - 10/26/2012
 
 
Charles Hunnicutt recognized as a top Legal Aid Services volunteer
Image: Charles Hunnicutt
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/24/2012
 
 
Oklahoma Uses Mortgage Settlement to Fund Legal Services
Oklahoma’s $18.6 million mortgage settlement with five big lenders will pay for legal services for people trying to manage a mortgage, avoid ...
 
The Oklahoman - 10/23/2012
 
 
Moore Attorney Kathi Rawls Presents Legal Aid Cy Pres Award in Predatory Lending Case
One of Oklahoma’s leading consumer rights attorneys recently presented Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma with a court-ordered award stemming fro...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/23/2012
 
 
Legal Aid to be honored at the first Annual Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Awards
Legal Aid is honored to be one of six recipients of the first Annual Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Awards at the Oklahoma Bar Association Divers...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/17/2012
 
 
Oklahoma Attorney General Pruitt Announces Nation’s First Mortgage Settlement Payouts
Pruitt Announces Nation’s First Mortgage Settlement Payouts; New Housing Initiatives for Oklahoma Homeowners, Veterans
OKLAHOMA ...
 
Oklahoma Attorney General - 10/15/2012
 
 
Cindy Sooter Goble named Interim Managing Attorney for Oklahoma City Law Office
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. announces the appointment of Cindy Sooter Goble as the Interim Managing Attorney for the Oklahoma City Law Off...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/01/2012
 
 
Domestic Violence Awareness Month gets under way
Beginning today, October 1st, pin a purple ribbon on your collar, create an arm band for your wrist or tie a p...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/01/2012
 
 
LSC Awards $3.4 Million in Technology Grants

  Washington,...
 
Legal Services Corporation - 09/26/2012
 
 
Ardmore Law Office Open House: September 27, 2012
Image: Ardmore Law Office entrance
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 09/25/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Services Law Student Volunteers Pass Oklahoma Bar Exam
Image: Lawyers in officeL...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 09/21/2012
 
 
New Census data shows many still left out of Oklahoma’s prosperity
Almost 1 in 4 Oklahoma children lived in families that fell below the poverty line in 2011, according to new Census Bureau data
 
OK Policy blog - 09/21/2012
 
 
United Way is deserving of support during fundraiser
“Growing Dreams.”

That’s a great phrase, one that we all can look at and imagine what it means.

...
 
Enid News & Eagle - 09/20/2012
 
 
United Way is gearing up for fall fundraiser
ENID, Okla. — As summer draws to a close and with fall just around the corner, United Way officials are gearin...
 
EnidNews.com - 09/10/2012
 
 
Deadline nearing for Okla mortgage settlement
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahomans who lo...
 
The Associated Press - 09/10/2012
 
 
The Tulsa Law Offices Celebrates 8 Years of Service
Today the Tulsa Law Offices celebrated 8 years of service by Staff Attorney Judy Monroe.  Judy was a volunteer before joining t...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 09/06/2012
 
 
April Merrill Joins Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Tulsa Lawyer, April Merrill has joined Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma.   
 Ms. Merrill has a statewide positi...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 09/04/2012
 
 
Pillars Club raises $105,628
ENID, Okla. — Members of United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma’s Pillars Club have raised $105,628 f...
 
Enid News & Eagle - 08/30/2012
 
 
Legal Services Receives $10,000 from Cy Pres Award
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is one of nine organizations to receive funds distributed from a class action lawsuit in Beckham County, Oklahoma, <...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 08/28/2012
 
 
Governor Fallin 'very disappointed' by lack of fed assistance
Gov. Mary Fallin was notified today in a letter from Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate that assistance for individuals...
 
Tulsa Business Journal - 08/27/2012
 
 
Funding Cuts Expected to Result in Nearly 750 Fewer Staff Positions at LSC-funded Programs
Washington DC –According to a recent survey conducted by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), local legal aid programs expect to reduce staf...
 
LSC - 08/15/2012
 
 
Wildfire Recovery Resource Centers
Oklahomans who have lost everything in recent wildfires are on the road to recovery with many different types of needs. 
The Red Cross...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 08/08/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Ready to Help Fire Victims in Metro OKC
If your family has been victimized by wildfires and you need legal assistance concerning your rights, Legal Aid’s Oklahoma City Law Office ha...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 08/06/2012
 
 
Wildfires: High Winds and Drought Fuel Oklahoma Wildfires
 
The New York Times - 08/06/2012
 
 
Insurance Commissioner Doak visits wildfire victims
Dozens of wildfire victims in some of the hardest-hit parts of Oklahoma have a better understanding of insurance as they prepare to file claims, sa...
 
Tulsa Business Journal - 08/06/2012
 
 
New Advocacy Team at Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Michael Figgins, Executive Director of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma announced the formation of a new Advocacy Team. Get the info on...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 08/02/2012
 
 
Back-to-School Events in OKC Metro Area
Are you ready for school? The fol...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 08/01/2012
 
 
Ardmore Law Office Relocates
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma's Ardmore Law Office has been in the same location for over 30 years! image:  moving day
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 07/27/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Services honors employees
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma celebrated today with a Longevity Luncheon at the Oklahoma City Law Office.  Legal Aid Services values its empl...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 07/26/2012
 
 
Joe Watkins named Managing Attorney for Hugo, McAlester and Poteau Law Offices
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 07/24/2012
 
 
OU and OCU Law Student appreciation day at Legal Aid
On Wednesday, June 18th, Legal Aid's Oklahoma City Law Office threw a pizza party to show appreciation for 15 student inte...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 07/19/2012
 
 
Attorney General reminds Oklahomans of application deadline for Mortgage Settlement Fund
On Feb. 9, 2012, Oklahoma announc...
 
Oklahoma Attorney General - 07/17/2012
 
 
Campaign for Justice Gets Underway in Lawton
Former Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins and State Senator Randy Bass were featured guests at a reception to launch the 2012 Campaign for Justic...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 07/16/2012
 
 
Legal Help For The Poor In 'State Of Crisis'
Amid a funding crunch, more than 60 million people now qualify for civil legal aid, advocates say. Read the story here:
 
npr - 06/15/2012
 
 
New Legal Aid Scam
Legal Aid has learned that there are scam artists posing as Legal Aid and targeting Oklahomans.

These scamster's are claiming ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 06/11/2012
 
 
Poteau Satellite Office Open House on June 28th
Please join us for Legal Aid's Poteau Satellite Office Open House!
Thursday, June 28th
224 Dewey Avenue
Poteau, Oklahom...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 06/11/2012
 
 
Campaign for Justice Kickoff June 14th at El Greco Restaurant
Former Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins and State Senator Randy Bass are the featured guests at a reception next week to launch the Campaign for Jus...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 06/07/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Named a Finalist in Toyota's 2012 100 Cars For Good Program
 Toyota Donating 100 Cars to 100 Nonprofits in 100 Days –
Public to...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/31/2012
 
 
Legal Aids Courthouse Assistance Program
One of Legal Aids top five requests for assistance is help to resolve landlord and tenant legal disputes.  In Tulsa County District Court...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/16/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Lawyer recognized as Top in His Area
Image of Richard Goralewicz
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/15/2012
 
 
Vote For Legal Aid on July 7th in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is a finalist in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good Contest! On July 7th your vote counts.  On day 55 of t...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/14/2012
 
 
Landlord-tenant law equal for both sides
Landlords and tenants often clash because neither party understands their rights and obligations.
 
Tulsa Business Journal - 05/10/2012
 
 
OBA Leadership Academy Class of 2012 Includes Legal Aid Attorney
Kimberly Moore-WaiteLegal Aid At...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/07/2012
 
 
Karen Langdon 2012 TU College of Law Hall of Fame Honoree
Karen Karen Langdon and Sandra Cousins, TCBA President
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/04/2012
 
 
The University of Tulsa Honored in U.S. News Top 100 Best Colleges
Congratulations to The University of Tulsa for moving to ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/30/2012
 
 
3rd Annual Make A Will and Family Workshop
Eighty-five persons were provided legal services at the 3rd Annual Make A Will and Family Financial Planning Workshop held in Oklahoma City an...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/27/2012
 
 
The widening 'justice gap" and why we must close it
John G. Levi, LSC ChairmanA trusting wid...
 
Legal Services Corporation  - 04/24/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Reports Two Phone Scams in Metro OKC
Attorneys at Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City are reporting two apparent phone scams in the metro area, as of Friday, April 20. ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/20/2012
 
 
Appropriations Subcommittee Approves Bill Providing $402 Million for LSC
Washington, DC— The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) on Tuesday approved fun...
 
Legal Services Corporation - 04/18/2012
 
 
In Recognition of National Volunteer Week, Legal Aid Salutes Volunteer Lawyers
For Immediate Release            

 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/18/2012
 
 
Muskogee Law Firm Makes Gift to Legal Aid
Our communities are at their strongest when individuals and organizations join together to fulfill a common vision.  The mission of Legal Aid ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/17/2012
 
 
New Programs Administrator Named at Legal Aid
Bud Cowsert, Legal Aid's Director of Operations announces a change in Administration. 
Cindy Luster has been the Executi...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/17/2012
 
 
Did You Say 'Free Credit Report?'
It's always a good idea to get a copy of your credit report to make sure the information is correct.  Federal law entitles you t...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/16/2012
 
 
New Tax Collections Scam
If you owe or might owe taxes that the state of Oklahoma may be trying to collect, you might be a target for this new scam. Take a look at the ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/11/2012
 
 
National Fair Housing Month Volunteer Reader Training
Bring a friend and be a part of the exciting 2012 Tulsa Area Fair Housing Partnership (TAFHP) Children’s Reading Initiative!  TAFHP need...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/05/2012
 
 
Small Claims Court
Most everyone will encounter a legal issue during his or her lifetime, whether it’s signing a contract on a new home, applying for credit or ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/04/2012
 
 
Payday Loan Lenders Under Fire by FTC
Recently, payday loan companies have come under fire from the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly masking fees, violating legal lending practice...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/04/2012
 
 
Advocates Urge Outreach to Limited English Proficient Workers
Individuals have a right to file for Unemployment Insurance benefits when they become unemployed.  States determine if individuals are eligibl...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/28/2012
 
 
Norman Legal Aid Office Moves to Riverside Office Park
The Norman Law Office of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. is holding an open house on Thursday, April 5th and inviting the entire community to ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/27/2012
 
 
Red Tie Night - Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund
Legal Aid's HIV/AIDS Legal Resource Project director, Craig Reffner and paralegal, Barbi Davis attended Red Tie Night on March 3, 2012.
 
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/26/2012
 
 
Legislators promote hunger awareness initiative
In an effort to shine a spotlight on the growing crisis of hunger in Oklahoma, four lawmakers filed a resolution today to designate April 23rd as “Hold Out for Hunger” day in our state, an event which will kick off other initiatives to assist the tens of thousands of Oklahomans who go to bed hungry every night.
 
New-Star.com - 03/26/2012
 
 
New Variation of E-Mail Scheme Targets Law Firms
A new e-mail scam is making the rounds repeatedly aimed at U.S. Law Firms.  The IC3 warns that Law firms should use caution when engaging...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/14/2012
 
 
TU Law Breaks Into Top 100 in U.S. News & World Report 2013 Best Law School Rankings Among the smallest law schools in the nation, TU Law advances 48 places in three years
TULSA, OK – For the first time in its history, The University of Tulsa College of Law has been named in the top 100 law schools in the nation...
 
The University of Tulsa College of Law  - 03/13/2012
 
 
Spring Tornadoes Stir Fraudulent Activity
In the wake of natural disasters, such as the recent series of tornadoes in the Midwest and South, along with the flooding in Paradise, many indivi...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/12/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Welcomes Michael G. Figgins
Welcome Michael!

Monday, March 12th Michel G. Figgins joins Legal Aid as Executive Director. Michael joins our firm after 17 succe...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/09/2012
 
 
8 Tips to help 'avoid' scams and identity theft
Identity theft and consumer fraud sadly affects thousands of residents and families across Oklahoma every year. To raise awareness on how to avoid ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/05/2012
 
 
Children's Rights nonprofit: DHS settlement raises hope for welfare of Oklahoma foster children
Children's Rights nonprofit: DHS settlement raises hope for welfare of Oklahoma foster children When the staff of the New York-based nonpro...
 
Tulsa World - 03/05/2012
 
 
Oklahoma judge approves settlement of DHS lawsuit
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge ended four years of litigation between a national child advocacy group and the Oklahoma Department of Hu...
 
Associated Press - 03/01/2012
 
 
Reception held to honor '40 under 40' Tulsa attorneys
Well-respected attorney, Reggie Whitt...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/23/2012
 
 
CPBO Spotlight On: The Williams Companies
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/17/2012
 
 
Public Interest and Pro Bono Career Fair – Students for Access to Justice
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is marking Tuesday, February 21st as an opportunity to initiate a connection with eligible law students a...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/16/2012
 
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Sets Advisory Council Meeting
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma has scheduled an Advisory Council Meeting for 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the Ponca City Senior Cen...
 
The Ponca City News - 02/15/2012
 
 
Google's New Privacy Policies
If you use any Google services or have a gmail account, you'll want to ready the new Privacy Policy. Read the FAQ's here:
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/30/2012
 
 
Google's New Privacy Policies
If you use any Google services or have a gmail account, you'll want to ready the new Privacy Policy. Read the FAQ's here:
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/30/2012
 
 
Figgins resigns from JALA
Michael FigginsJacksonville Area Leg...
 
Financial News and Daily Record - 01/19/2012
 
 
Campaign for Justice Raises $750,000 for Legal Aid, Co-Chairs Askins and Taylor Commend Legal Community
Praising the generosity of Oklahoma’s legal community, as well as foundations and businesses, 2011 Campaign for Justice Co-Chairs Jari Askins...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/18/2012
 
 
Call A Lawyer - Tues., Jan 17th 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, January 17, 2012, the Tulsa County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Panel will sponsor Call-A-Lawyer night. 
TCBA has...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/05/2012
 
 
Online App Line Now in Spanish
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma now has an online form for applicants to begin the eligibility process. 
You can now go to the APPLY FO...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/04/2012
 
 
New Chapter in Legal Aid’s Norman Law Office History
Taraneh Wilson, who has served as Managing Attorney of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Norman Law Office and the Shawnee Satellite Office for the pa...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/29/2011
 
 
Legal Aid’s SPLASH Helpline. Ready to Help Senior Citizens
Are you a senior citizen who needs legal help with a will, estate or power of attorney; bankruptcy and collections; or a home ownership or landlord...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/28/2011
 
 
Apply for Help Online - Now En Español
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma now has an online form for applicants to begin the eligibility process.

You can now go to the APPLY...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/22/2011
 
 
Congress Cuts Legal Services By Nearly 15%; Oklahoma Legal Aid Expects $700,000 Loss
 Oklahoma’s statewide nonprofit law firm providing free civil legal services to elderly and low-income persons who are about to lose the...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/22/2011
 
 
United Way over the top
ENID — With economic conditions not the greatest, perhaps it would have surprised no one if the United Way fai...
 
Enid News and Eagle - 12/09/2011
 
 
United Way almost to goal
ENID — United Way Executive Director Sean Byrne is “very hopeful” he will have good news at Thursd...
 
Enid News and Eagle  - 12/07/2011
 
 
Six week job ends 30 years later
Angela Fabela handed 300 phone calls daily in the early years of her tenure as a receptionist for Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/07/2011
 
 
Tulsa Day Center Memorial Service Candlelight Vigil
Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless will have a Memorial Service on Wednesday, December 21st at 5:30p.m. to remember those homeless persons who have ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/05/2011
 
 
Legal Aid Receptionist retires after 31 years

Scott Hamilton, Managing Attorney, Tulsa Law Office & Angie Fabela, Receptionist

 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/01/2011
 
 
OBA initiative helps veterans with legal problems
Almost an hour before the doors even opened, the veterans arrived - soldiers from so many wars, falling into...
 
Tulsa World  - 11/30/2011
 
 
United Way takes in 70 percent of annual goal
ENID — United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma’s drive is about 72 percent to its goal, and Executive ...
 
Enid News and Eagle - 11/22/2011
 
 
Nonprofit legal aid program seeks to expand pair of services
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, a nonprofit civil legal service provider for low-income and older clients, is looking to expand its forcible entry ...
 
Tulsa World - 11/17/2011
 
 
Veterans Day, 2011
Message from John G. Levi, Chairman, Board of Directors:  Today we honor the 24 million Americans who have served in our Arm...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/15/2011
 
 
Legal Aid assists regional clients in family, civil law
The Un
 
The Lawton Constitution - 11/15/2011
 
 
Legal Aid November 2011 Featured Volunteer
Allison Davis, a a recent gradu...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/14/2011
 
 
Legal Services Corporation Launches New Website
The Legal Services Corporation, the single largest funder of civil legal assistance in the nation, is pleased to announce the launch of its redesig...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/14/2011
 
 
Free Legal Advice Clinics for Veterans
The Oklahoma Bar Association's Oklahoma Lawyers for American's Heroes volunteer lawyer program is providing clinics all across Oklahoma in ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/09/2011
 
 
Free Legal Advice Clinics for Veterans
The Oklahoma Bar Association's Oklahoma Lawyers for American's Heroes volunteer lawyer program is providing clinics all across Oklahoma in ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/09/2011
 
 
2011 Ghouls Gone Wild Parade
Leghoul Aid – Making the law a little less scary!! The 5th Annual Gazette’s Halloween Parade celebration or better known...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/08/2011
 
 
Enid Satellite Office to present program on Reverse Mortgages
Enid News and Eagle - Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will present an informational program on reverse mortgages at 12:30 p.m. Thursday (Novembe...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma - 11/02/2011
 
 
United Fund of Woodward
Our own Gwen Meier, Legal Secretary, Woodward Satellite Office, represented Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma at an envelope stuffing party ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma - 09/22/2011
 
 
2011 Mona Salyer Lambird Spotlight Award Recipients Announced
 Since 1996 the Spotlight Awards have been given annually to five women who have distingu...
 
Deborah J. Bruce, Chair, OBA Women In Law Committee - 09/19/2011
 
 
Legal Aid Launches Advice Hotline for Older People
To give people age 60 and older quick access to civil legal assistance, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is launching a statewide telephone hotline T...
 
Tulsa World - 09/16/2011
 
 
Free Training for Landlords
Tulsa Area Fair Housing Partnership will host a free Landlord & Tenant Law seminar on Wednesday, September 21st in Tulsa.  Area landlords ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 09/06/2011
 
 
Elder fraud becoming more common
What do home repairs, sweepstakes, telemarketers and offers of money from foreign dignitaries have in common? They all are common tactics used by con artists to defraud the elderly.

 
 
Enid News.com - 08/09/2011
 
 
Call-A-Lawyer Night, August 9th
On Tuesday, August 9th, the Tulsa County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service will sponsor Call-A-Lawyer night.
...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 07/28/2011
 
 
Court Assistance Program Training
Lawyers are needed to participate in the Tulsa County Court Assistance Program (CAP)!

Trainings ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/04/2011
 
 
IRS Notices - How to understand the codes
If you receive a letter or notice from the IRS, it will explain the reason for the correspondence and provide instructions. Many of these letters a...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/28/2011
 
 
Lawyer in the Library - TODAY!
4 Library Locations This Year as part of Law Week!

Tulsa County Law Library
500 S. Denver, 2...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/26/2011
 
 
Ask A Lawyer Call-In, April 28th
Annual Law Day Ask A Lawyer sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association and OETA will be held Thursday, April 28th, 9 am to 9 pm.

Ca...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/26/2011
 
 
Ask A Lawyer Call- In
Annual Law Day Ask A Lawyer sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association and OETA will be held Thursday, April 28th, 9 am to 9 pm.

Ca...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/19/2011
 
 
New Treasury Rule Protects Social Security And Other Federal Benefits from Garnishment
A federal rule recently issued strengthens the rights of retirees, veterans and disabled Oklahomans to keep certain federal benefits in their bank ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/14/2011
 
 
Fair Housing- It's Your Right
Join us in commemorating the 43rd anniversary of enacting Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act, also known as the Fair Housing Act!

...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/13/2011
 
 
Day Without Violence, Saturday, April 16, 2011
This Saturday, April 16, ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/12/2011
 
 
It's Crunch Time for Legal Services Corp. Funding
The next week will likely determine whether the Legal Services Corp. is forced to make sharp midyear cuts in its budget, as lawmakers and Obama administration officials attempt to finish negotiations for federal spending through Sept. 30.
 
The Blog of LegalTimes - 04/04/2011
 
 
Homeless Alliance hosts art contest to benefit Oklahoma City's homeless
Legal Aid is on-site at WestTown Services campus as a part of many agencies working together to prevent homelessness in Oklahoma City.
 
NewsOK - 03/28/2011
 
 
Homeless Veterans Stand Down Event in Tulsa, April 16, 2011
Homeless Veterans Stand Down Event in Tulsa, April 16, 2011 According to Keith B. Bartsch, Tulsa attorney and founder of a monthly free legal c...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/14/2011
 
 
Help for Families through the Earned Income Tax Credit
The IRS estimates that as many as 25 percent of eligible taxpayers do not claim and may not be aware of the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Earne...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/14/2011
 
 
Food Stamp Program Changes to SNAP
A modification to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will begin April 1. SNAP, formerly the food stamp program...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/14/2011
 
 
Tax Changes for filing your 2010 return
Taxpayers should make sure they are aware of many important changes to the tax law before they complete their 2010 federal income tax return. <...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/14/2011
 
 
Legal Aid Launches Statewide Phone Line To Apply For Legal Services
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. has launched its first statewide phone line to better serve the increasing number of low-income and elderly Oklahomans facing civil legal problems.             The number to call to apply for services is 1-888-534-5243. Callers need to leave a brief message about their legal issue as well as their name and phone number. Most callers will receive a call back within one day to determine eligibility for services, and all callers will be called back within three days.             Legal Aid’s statewide application line – 1-888-534-5243 – is the point of entry for all clients including senior law project applicants.  After clients are deemed eligible for Legal Aid’s services, based on their income, assets and type of legal problem, their cases will be referred to one of Legal Aid’s 21 local offices for service.             Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is a not-for-profit law firm which provides free civillegal assistance to eligible low-income individuals and their families and to elderly persons in the areas of family, consumer, housing, health and employment.  Legal Aid attorneys and staff work through a network of fully-staffed law offices and satellite offices, serving eligible clients in all 77 counties of Oklahoma.                Funding for Legal Aid is from the Legal Services Corporation, the State of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Bar Foundation, 15 United Way or United Fund organizations and generous attorneys, law firms, foundations, businesses and individuals throughout the state contributing to the Campaign for Justice.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/16/2011
 
 
Call-A-Lawyer, February 22, 2011
On February 22nd, the Tulsa County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Panel will sponsor Call-A-Lawyer night.  TCBA has been hold...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/16/2011
 
 
Call A Lawyer - February 22, 2011
On February 22nd, the Tulsa County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Panel will sponsor Call-A-Lawyer night.  TCBA has been hold...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 02/16/2011
 
 
President of Legal Services Corporation: Who is James Sandman?
James J. Sandman, a specialist in pro bono legal work, spent three decades with an international law firm and then became the top legal official for the District of Columbia’s school system before accepting the job to lead the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), beginning February 1, 2011.
 
AllGov - 01/31/2011
 
 
This Veterans Day, We Honor Their Sacrifice
Their sacrifice has been great - more than 2/3 of them served three or more years in the military.  Yet today they find themselves sleeping un...
 
National Law Center on Homeslessness & Poverty - 11/10/2010
 
 
Earned Income Tax Credit Increases for 2010 Tax Year
Larger Earned Income Tax Credi for 2010 Tax Year When you file your tax return for the 2010 tax year (April 15, 2011 or before) you may be elig...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/08/2010
 
 
Call A Lawyer Program, Nov 30th
On November 30th, the Tulsa County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Panel will sponsor Call-A-Lawyer night. 

TCBA has been holding call-in programs for the past 5 years and have taken over 6,000 phone calls! 
Call-A-Lawyer is presented in conjunction with KJRH 2 Works for You. Need to talk to a lawyer?  Call 918-748-1432 Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 11/08/2010
 
 
Tulsa Judicial Forum
Tulsa County Judicial Elections Forum The neighborhoods ot Crosbie Heights, Brady...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/27/2010
 
 
Secrets to Avoiding Foreclosure
Facing foreclosure? Just want information about avoiding foreclosure for family and friends?

Free & Open to the ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/26/2010
 
 
TCBA Judicial Forum TONIGHT (October 26, 2010)
Tulsa County Voters! TCBA Judicial Forum, TONIGHT @ 5:30 p.m., Tulsa County Bar Assn., 1446 South Boston. All 6 candidates will be there!
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/26/2010
 
 
New Scam Alert - Work at Home Scams

Consumers continue to lose money from work-from-home scams that assist cyber criminals move stolen funds. Worse yet,...

 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/26/2010
 
 
Highlights of Social Service Agencies in Norman, OK
NewsOK.com highlights information about social services agencies in Norman, OK, including Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma.
 
NewsOK.com - 10/15/2010
 
 
New Federal Poverty Data

 
LSC - 09/17/2010
 
 
Actions taken by debt collection agencies are limited by law in Oklahoma
Seniors, beware. If you're being harassed by calls from debt collectors, don't be bullied into paying anything before knowing the law. In
 
NewsOK.com - 08/18/2010
 
 
Creditors unlawfully prey on seniors' Social Security benefits
 
NewsOK - 08/16/2010
 
 
Enid Seniors Center Hosts Legal Aid
Judy Clay, a Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma senior citizens paralegal, will be at NODA, 2901 N. Van Buren, Thursday, June 24, 2010, to meet with ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 06/22/2010
 
 
Norman foundation awards grants to nonprofits
Sarkeys Foundation awards grants to Oklahoma nonprofit organizations, including Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, award for $25,000 to provide legal staffing for a courthouse help desk for victims of domestic violence.
 
NewsOK.org - 06/01/2010
 
 
Goralewicz Appears as Panelist for 2010 Ask A Lawyer
Rick Goralewicz, Managing Attorney for the Senior Law Project at Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, recently appeared as a panelist on OETA's 2010 Ask A Lawyer program.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/05/2010
 
 
Law Day 2010: Statement of John G. Levi, Chairman, LSC Board of Directors

Washington, DC—Every year on May 1, the nation celebrates Law Day. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established Law Day in 1958 as "a day ...

 
Legal Services Corporation - 04/30/2010
 
 
Legal Aid to visit NODA
Judy Clay, Legal Aid of Services of Oklahoma senior citizen's paralegal, will be in Enid Thursday to meet with Garfield County seniors who need information on a legal matter or have questions.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/28/2010
 
 
Returning soldier says landlord is unfairly keeping deposit
Oklahoma soldier who recently returned from an overseas deployment is now in a battle against his landlord.  Gary Briggs, an attorney at Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, says Corbett's only remedy is to take Miller to small claims court.
 
KFOR.com - 04/23/2010
 
 
Make will, initiative implores
A new church initiative aims to encourage black families to protect their assets by making wills and becoming proactive estate planners. Several local...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/19/2010
 
 
Help available to foil financial exploitation
The Oklahoman received several calls and e-mails after Sunday's story about financial exploitation of the elderly...Meanwhile, the Senior Law Project of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. — 405-557-0014 — offers free help with civil cases to seniors age 60 and older who live in Oklahoma and Canadian counties and can't afford to pay for private attorneys.
 
NewsOK.com - 04/07/2010
 
 
Make-A-Will Sunday to Provide Free Wills to the Community
Make-A-Will Sunday sponsored by Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City pro bono lawyers and a group of Oklahoma ministers.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/07/2010
 
 
Financial forums scheduled at Tulsa Library
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma lawyer, Iris Philbeck to speak at Financial forums are scheduled at the Tulsa City County Library in March and April. ...
 
Tulsa Business Journal - 02/24/2010
 
 
Requests for Help with Foreclosures, Unemployment on the Rise
 
Legal Services Corporation - 02/24/2010
 
 
When debts go bad, collectors come calling
An asset hearing is a way for creditors to collect on a judgment, according to Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. online. The creditor may garnish the person's wages or bank account or place a lien on his property.
 
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.com - 02/17/2010
 
 
Layman's Legal Series: Family Law Jan 21
Laymen's Legal Series Presents:  Family Law The Tulsa County Bar Association, Tulsa Library Trust and the Tulsa City-County Library System are sponsoring a Laymen's Legal Services of informational public programs.  Thursday, January 21st at the Tulsa Central Library, Aaronson Auditorium, 4th & Denver, at noon, will be a discussion on Family Law.  Bring a brown bag lunch for an information conversation. February 18th - Immigration Law

May 20th - Rights in the Workplace
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/07/2010
 
 
Call a Lawyer, September 21st
On September 21st, the Tulsa County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Panel will sponsor Call-A-Lawyer night.  TCBA has bee...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/07/2010
 
 
Legal Aid to visit NODA
Judy Clay, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma senior citizen's paralegal, will be in Enid Friday to meet with Garfield County seniors who need information on a legal matter or have questions.
 
EnidNews - 12/16/2009
 
 
Class Action Settlement for SS/SSI Recipients
Recently a federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement which will end the Social Security Administration's policy of de...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/14/2009
 
 
Important News for Advocates Working with Soc. Sec & SSI Recipients
 
National Senior Citizens Law Center - 12/14/2009
 
 
TCC Studends Learn to Protect Themselves Against Identity Theft
Identify theft is on the loose, and if you do not take steps to protect yourself, you could become a victim.  Staff Attorney Iris Philbeck from Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma spoke with Metro students about identity theft prevention.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 12/04/2009
 
 
Revised formula puts 1 in 6 Americans in poverty
A revised formula for calculating medical costs and geographic variations show that approximately 47.4 million Americans last year lived in poverty, 7...
 
The Associated Press - 10/21/2009
 
 
National Senior Citizens Law Center Announces Settlement
Settlement approved ending the Social Security Administration's policy of denying/suspending benefits based on  an outstanding arrest warrant.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/05/2009
 
 
2010 Census - Protect Your Personal Information
Census workers are now beginning to canvas neighborhoods to verify addresses.  Be cooperative, but cautious! 
You could become a victim ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 09/08/2009
 
 
Social Security Deal Brings Relief to Durant Woman
Class-action lawsuit by NSCLC fought denial of benefits.Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma took up her case and found her help- $500M settlement.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 08/13/2009
 
 
Legal Aid to Visit NODA
Judy Clay, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma senior citizen's paralegal, will be in Enid Thursday to meet with Garfield County seniors who need information on a legal matter or have questions.
 
EnidNews.com - 07/30/2009
 
 
Mayor, governor join for Legal Aid campaign
Gov. Brad Henry made the case for asking for contributions to the Legal Aid Campaign during a reception he and first lady Kim Henry hosted along with ...
 
Tulsa World - 07/27/2009
 
 
House Subcommittee Approves $50 Million Increase for LSC
Washington, DC—The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies approved a $440 million, Fiscal Year 201...
 
Legal Services Corportation - 06/10/2009
 
 
Tulsa City Ticket Amnesty - May 1 to 22
Parking Ticket Amnesty ends in April.  May ticket amnesty covers 3 types of Municipal tickets and warrants.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 04/30/2009
 
 
Heartland Payment Systems Information Breach
Heartland reported its systems had been compromised-click on title or read Washington Post article  http://www.oklaw.org/link.cfm?2497
 
Information Week Business Technology Network - 03/11/2009
 
 
Federal Aid Programs for Oklahoma Disaster Recovery
Summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issues for Oklahoma.
 
FEMA - 02/17/2009
 
 
FEMA Rent Subsidy Program for Hurricane Katrina Victims Gets Extra Time
The Obama administration is giving a temporary reprieve to the estimated 31,000 families that are scheduled to lose their rental subsidies Feb. 28 under the federal Disaster Housing Assistance Program.
 
Metro New Orleans News - 02/12/2009
 
 
OK Attorney General Visits, Speaks at TU
 
The Collegian, University of Tulsa - 02/11/2009
 
 
Edmonson: Effort to Reduce Consumer Fraud Working
Attorney General Drew Edmondson said Thursday he believes effo...
 
Tulsa World - 02/05/2009
 
 
High-Tech Tax Help for the 2009 Filing Season
 
LSC - 01/29/2009
 
 
A Lawful Dosage
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma® Tulsa Law Office developed a medical-legal partnership with OU-Tulsa which fills the gaps in legal resources for children. 
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/27/2009
 
 
E-File Options for Federal & OK State Income Tax Returns
E-File options for Federal & OK State Income Tax Returns. Free for LowIncome Tax payers
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 01/15/2009
 
 
Legal aid to visit seniors Friday at NODA office
Judy Clay, Legal Aid of Services of Oklahoma senior citizen's paralegal, will be in Enid Friday to meet with Garfield County seniors who need in...
 
EnidNews.com - 12/16/2008
 
 
Explanation Sought for Delay in Unemployment Benefits
On Dec. 1, the OESC went to a paperless system.  "Cards should be received in three to six business days from when they were mailed," Ericson said in an e-mail. "Clients relying on direct deposit should receive their benefits as scheduled. We continue to work closely with the state to resolve any issues."
 
Tulsa World - 12/10/2008
 
 
Your Rights as a Residential Tenant in Green Country
Thursday, November 13, 2008 9:00 pm by Kaci Christian, FOX23.com, Tulsa OK-
The hot water heater leaks. Now, your carpet's soaking wet. T...
 
Fox23.com - 11/17/2008
 
 
Hopkins Nursing Prof. Receives Grant to Evaluation Violence Intervention Program
(Media-Newswire.com) - Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing ( JHUSON ) professor Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, and colleagues are implem...
 
Media Newswire - 11/14/2008
 
 
Knowledge is the Best Defense for Renters
By Susan Albert E-E Business Editor Many people choose to rent a place to live as an alternative t...
 
Business-Examiner-Enterprise.com - 10/27/2008
 
 
Legal Aid Set to be at NODA Thursday

Legal Aid set to be at NODA Thursday Judy Clay, Legal Aid of Services of Oklahoma senior citizens' paralegal, will be in...

 
EnidNews.com - 10/21/2008
 
 
Legal Aid: Help For Those Who Need It
Julia Pearson went through some tough times as she fought to keep her home. With the help of attorneys at Legal Aid, such as Victor Hunt, she got to keep her house and now owns it outright.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/20/2008
 
 
Child Support Law Leaves Man a Default Dad
Samuels received DNA evidence that the child support had been based on a false assumption. He was not the father — 0.00 percent chance. But it wasn't forgiven, and according to Oklahoma law, it won't be forgiven.
 
Tulsa World - 10/16/2008
 
 
Owe OK Taxes? Pay or make a deal before Nov 15, 2008
If you owe the State of Oklahoma taxes, do not miss this chance.  You must either pay the taxes owed or make arrangments to pay the taxes on ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 10/01/2008
 
 
Tax Amnesty Program Can Proceed
By John Greiner-Capitol Bureau
A $30 million state tax amnesty program will begin Monday as planned. The Oklahoma Supreme Court today rejected an attorney's lawsuit that claimed the amnesty program violates the Oklahoma Constitution.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 09/19/2008
 
 
'Civil Gideon' Oklahoma Style
The American civil justice system is experiencing a quiet, nationwide revolution.  At issue is the  adequacy of the process to ensure fair judgments in certain civil matters which touch on the basic needs of individuals and families.
 
Oklahoma Bar Journal August 9, 2008 - 09/09/2008
 
 
Reasor's FREE Prescription Antibiotic Program
Reasor's, a northeast OK grocery store chain has a FREE Antibiotic Program at all pharmacy locations.  Bring in a prescription for a commonly pre...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 09/08/2008
 
 
Who's Putting a Price on Free Legal Aid?
Buyer beware!  'Domainers' are grabbing up or creating URL's that will be hit in web searches along with genuine legal aid groups.
 
ABA Journal - 08/27/2008
 
 
Online Plan Cuts Medicaid Sign up Time
A pilot online system has drastically cut the time it takes to get Oklahoma newborns enrolled in the state's Medicaid program, resulting in quicker access to medical care for infants and faster reimbursement for hospitals and physicians, hospital financial counselors say.
 
Tulsa World - 08/22/2008
 
 
Bailout may still leave investors unprotected
A government rescue of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could be costly for scores of investment, banking and insurance companies that hold billions of dollars in preferred shares in the mortgage finance giants.
 
Tulsa World - 08/22/2008
 
 
OKC Lawyer: E-Verify Could Cost Jobs
OKLAHOMA CITY - The federal E-Verify system for checking work status is too unreliable and can result in rejection of American citizens or foreign nationals who can legally work in the U.S., says an Oklahoma City attorney.
 
The Journal Record - 08/04/2008
 
 
Planning a Will Often Procrastinated
While no one wants to dwell on his mortality, planning a will can save a lot of frustration and expense for family members left behind.
 
Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.com - 08/04/2008
 
 
Poor English Can Cost Truck Drivers
Federal law requires that anyone with a commercial driver license speak English well enough to talk with police.
 
TheLedger.com - 07/22/2008
 
 
Health van delivers vaccinations statewide
Schedule  http://www.bcbsok.com/caringvan_schedule.html
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 07/03/2008
 
 
Subcommittee OK's 11 Percent Increase in LSC Budget
A House subcommittee has approved a $40 million increase in the budget for the Legal Services Corp., an 11 percent hike. The increase brings the proposed LSC budget for fiscal 2009 to $390 million, according to a news release. The amount was approved by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies. Bar presidents from all 50 states have asked Congress to increase funding for the LSC to at least $400 million.
 
ABA Journal - 06/17/2008
 
 
Court Delays Enforcement of HB 1804
A U.S. District Court judge postponed enforcement of employer-related portions of an Oklahoma immigration law because it is "substantially likely" that the provisions of the law unconstitutionally interfere with federal regulation of the employment of unauthorized workers.
 
Tulsa Business Journal - 06/17/2008
 
 
LawHelp.org Nominated for a national Webby Award
LawHelp.org Nominated for a national Webby Award for Best Law Website.  The site includes OKLaw.org, the state's online guide to free legal infor...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 06/03/2008
 
 
Catherine Koss, Legal Aid Pro Bono Attorney of the Month, May 2008
Catherine Koss, Legal Aid Pro Bono Attorney of the Month, May 2008
 
OKC Bar Briefcase - 05/30/2008
 
 
Legal Aid Attorney Attends International Human Rights Course
Legal Aid Attorney, Teresa Rendon, and Dr. Jody Horn, Professor and Chair of the Crmininal Justice/Sociology Department at OCU attended a course on human rights activism at the University for Pease near San Jose, Costa Rica in early 2008.
 
OKC Bar Briefcase/Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 05/30/2008
 
 
Utilizing ‘Lawyering’ in Volunteering
Williams Company always has been unique by encouraging employees to be involved in the community.  But that involvement didn't necessarily utilize the legal department staff's lawyering talents.  That changed after Craig Rainey, Williams assistant general counsel, visited the Legal Services of Oklahoma Tulsa office as part of the United Way tour.
 
Tulsa Business Journal - 05/30/2008
 
 
Legislature Sustains Gov. Henry's Veto
House Democrats blocked a Republican-led attempt to override Gov. Brad Henry's veto of legislation intended to make it tougher to file some lawsuits was sustained Monday(sic). The measure would have required injured people to obtain certificates of legal merit from experts in order to file professional malpractice lawsuits.
 
Associated Press - 05/14/2008
 
 
Check the Status of your Federal Tax Refund Online
The IRS has a way to check the status of your federal tax refund online. Have a copy of your return handy because you'll need the following info...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 05/13/2008
 
 
Voter Fraud
Oklahoma election boards began preparations for the November election months in advance. County and state election board officials don't seem the slightest bit worried because they say Oklahoma has the best system in the nation.
 
KSBI-TV - 05/13/2008
 
 
Supreme Court Says States Can Demand Photo ID for Voting
WASHINGTON (AP) — States can require voters to produce photo identification, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, upholding a Republican-inspired law that Democrats say will keep some poor, older and minority voters from casting ballots. wenty-five states require some form of ID, and the court's 6-3 decision rejecting a challenge to Indiana's strict voter ID law could encourage others to adopt their own measures. Oklahoma legislators said the decision should help them get a version approved.
 
Associated Press - 05/13/2008
 
 
Paralegal Helps Civilian Filers Who Go It Alone
 
The Journal Record - 05/06/2008
 
 
Where's Your Federal Tax Refund?
The IRS has a way to check the status of your federal tax refund online. Have a copy of your return...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 05/06/2008
 
 
Walking for a Purpose: OKC Group Aims to Get OK Moving
OKLAHOMA CITY - By David Page
The Journal Record
When the Oklahoma City Community Foundation developed a new program to encourage adults to im...
 
The Journal Record - 04/04/2008
 
 
Legal Aid Firm Swindled Poor, Suit Alleges
Legal Aid National Services preyed on low-income people in 27 states and first operated in California, says the complaint filed in Denver.
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/31/2008
 
 
AARP & NCOA Launch New Resource as a Part of Stimulus Payment Education Campaign
Easy to Understand Materials and Consumer Education at Heart of Ongoing Efforts.
The AARP Foundation and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) laun...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 03/27/2008
 
 
Free Tax Prep Help - VITA Sites
 
Legal Aid Services of Okahoma, Inc. - 02/27/2008
 
 
Free Tax Prep Help - OILS Tax Clinics
Free Tax Help:  Low-Income Taxpayer Clinics (OILS)
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 02/07/2008
 
 
Free E-File Federal & State Income Tax Returns
E-File options for Federal & OK State Income Tax Returns. Free for LowIncome Tax payers
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 02/07/2008
 
 
Natiowide 800 EITC Number
Taxpayers call 888-4-EITC-4U (888-434-8248) and are greeted with an automated message with eligibility guidelines and are routed to a local agency for help.
 
LSC - 02/06/2008
 
 
Free Help for Victims of Identity Theft & Financial Fraud
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma partners with Texas Legal Services, Colorado Legal Services & New Mexico Legal Aid to help victims of id theft & financial fraud.
 
Texas Legal Services Center - 01/30/2008
 
 
Election Protection Project Hosts Hotline for February 5th Primaries
The Election Protection Project of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL), is hosting voter hotlines that anyone may call if they h...
 
Election Protection Project of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL) - 01/24/2008
 
 
Oklahoma On-Line Tax Returns
I-CAN! E-file can help you file your taxes for...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 01/23/2008
 
 
Suit Against Phony Legal Aid Operation Preying on California Seniors and Disabled
Morrison & Foerster Brings Suit against Phony “Legal Aid” Operation Preying on California Seniors and the Disabled in Distress 10/19/2007
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Morrison & Foerster - 11/27/2007
 
 
Oklahoma News Report (OETA) on Legal Aid Services
Oklahoma News Report - Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. 8/29/2007 OETA News Reporter Laurie Rasmussen reports on Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, I...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. - 10/17/2007
 
 
Dissatisfaction Changes Job Focus
Dissatisfaction Changes Job Focus
Ralph Schaefer
9/4/2006
John P. Kerr, J...
 
Tulsa Business Journal - 08/08/2007
 
 
New Executive Director Appointed!
On June 18, 2003 the Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma board selected and appointed Gary Taylor as the new Executive Director.  Gary is a ...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 06/24/2003
 
 
LASO Executive Director, John Morris Williams, heads for OBF
It is with great regret that LASO announces that our Executive Director, John Morris Williams, has resigned and will be taking on a new position as th...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/21/2003
 
 
Hispanic Housing Fair to Take Place in Tulsa on April 12!
The Tulsa Area Fair Housing Partnership is sponsoring a housing fair directed at the Hispanic population in honor of National Fair Housing month in Ap...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/21/2003
 
 
ICAN! Kiosk to be delivered April 4th to Tulsa County Courthouse!
A new service to our clients will soon be coming to the Tulsa County District Court.  The ICAN! Kiosk that will be available for pro se clients t...
 
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.  - 03/21/2003
 
 
Defining Diversity: With Liberty and Justice for All.....
Please contact Peggy Big Eagle or Sandy Neal for information on our March 5 Diversity Symposium at the Oklahoma Bar Center.  
 
Administration Office - 02/02/2003
 
 
 
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