District Judge, District 21, Office 4

The Judicial Nominating Commission seeks applicants to fill a vacancy for the position of District Judge for the Twenty-first Judicial District, encompassing Cleveland, Garvin and McClain Counties, Office 4. This vacancy is created by the retirement of the Honorable Lori Walkley.

To be appointed to Office 4, Twenty-first Judicial District, one must be a legal resident of Cleveland County at the time (s)he takes the oath of office and assumes the duties of office.  Additionally, prior to appointment, such appointee shall have had a minimum of four years’ experience in Oklahoma as a licensed practicing attorney, a judge of a court of record, or both.

Application forms may be obtained online at okjnc.com or by contacting Tammy Reaves at (405) 556-9300. Applications must be submitted to the Chairman of the JNC no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2023.  Applications may be mailed, hand delivered or delivered by third party commercial carrier.  If mailed or delivered by third party commercial carrier, they must be postmarked on or before September 15, 2023 to be deemed timely.  Applications should be mailed/delivered to: 

Jim Bland, Chairman
Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Commission
c/o Tammy Reaves
Administrative Office of the Courts
2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 3
Oklahoma City, OK 73105