Associate District Judge, District 17

The Judicial Nominating Commission seeks applicants to fill the following judicial office of Associate District Judge, Seventeenth Judicial District, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.  This vacancy is due to the resignation of the Honorable Jana Wallace on November 1, 2023.

To be appointed an Associate District Judge, an individual must be a registered voter of the applicable judicial district at the time (s)he takes the oath of office and assumes the duties of office.  Additionally, prior to appointment, the appointee must have had a minimum of two years experience as a licensed practicing attorney, or as a judge of a court of record, or combination thereof, within the State of Oklahoma.

Application forms may be obtained online at 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, December 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 December 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

JNC Applications

  • Gary W. Brownsworth, Hugo
  • Amber C. Duncan, Antlers
  • Nicholas R. C. Tucker, Antlers