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Oklahoma Indigent Defense System

Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is composed of five members appointed by the Governor for five-year terms with the advice and consent of the Senate. At least three Board members must be attorneys with criminal defense experience who are licensed to practice law in the State. The Governor designates one member as chair for the Board. No congressional district or county may be represented by more than one member on the Board. A Board member continues to serve until a successor is appointed, qualified, and confirmed by the Senate. 


Board Members

Jake Jones, III, Esq. - Chair
Kirk and Chaney PLLC      
14000 Quail Springs Pkwy, Ste 3500
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73134
Tel:     (405) 235-1333
Fax:     (405) 235-5914
Term Ending:   July 1, 2026

Patrick E. Moore, Esq.
One Edgevale Road
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Term Ending: July 1, 2023

Robert R. Redwine, Esq.

The Bethany Law Center, LLP 

6666 N.W. 39th Expressway

Bethany, Oklahoma 73008

Tel:     (405)  787-6911

Fax:    (405)  787-6913



Term Ending:   July 1, 2026

Don G. Pope, Esq.- Vice Chair
Pope and Edgar Law Firm, PLLC
3750 W. Main
Norman, OK 7302
Tel:     (405) 360-7555
Fax:    (405) 321-8581
Term Ending:   July 1, 2022

Robert J. Carlson, Esq.


110 N. Elgin Ave., Suite 200

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74120

Tel:     (918)  595-4873

Fax:    (918)  595-4990



Term Ending:   July 1, 2026


2022 OIDS Board Meeting Schedule

 In accordance with 25 O.S. section 311 (A)(1),
the following schedule was adopted by the Board.

January 21, 2022 10:00 am  Cancelled  
January 28, 2022 10:00 am Special Board Meeting Agenda 
March 25, 2022 10:00 am   Agenda 
May 20, 2022 10:00 am Cancelled   
July 15, 2022 10:00 am    
September 16, 2022 10:00 am    
November 18, 2022 10:00 am    

 Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at: 
Oklahoma Indigent Defense System
111 N. Peters Ave Suite 500
Norman, Oklahoma 73069

Questions concerning Board Meetings should be directed to:

Whitney Fleming, Board Secretary