Monday, April 9, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced two judicial appointments. Thomas E. Prince has been appointed to the position of District Judge of the 7th Judicial District (Oklahoma County), while A. Clark Jett has been appointed to the position of Associate District Judge in Texas County. Neither appointment requires Senate confirmation.
“Each of these men has a distinguished legal career and a proven dedication to the law,” said Fallin. “I am confident they will serve our state well in the judiciary.”
Prince is replacing Judge Twyla Gray, who is deceased. Prince has been practicing law in Oklahoma since 1982, when he graduated from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. He is currently self-employed, practicing business and corporate law, employment law, health law and a variety of other fields as the sole practitioner at the Prince Law Office in Edmond. Prior to that, Prince was a partner at the York & Slater law office in Oklahoma City.
Prince received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Arkansas University. He is a native of Idabel, Oklahoma. He and his wife Cheryl have five children.
Jett is replacing Judge Ryan Reddick, who resigned. He is a partner at the Wright, Dale & Jett law firm in Guymon, where he has worked since 1977. He is a general practitioner with an emphasis on land titles and conveyancing (the transfer of legal titles from one person to another).
Jett graduated from the University of Oklahoma law School in 1977 after earning a bachelor’s degree, also at OU. He and his wife Rebecca Sue have three children.