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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        
101 Park Avenue, Suite 800
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
Tel:     (405) 235-1333
Fax:     (405) 235-5914
Term Ending:   July 1, 2020

Dr. Kathryn A. LaFortune
205 E. Pine St..
Tulsa, OK 74106
Tel: (918) 591--6079
Term Ending: July 1, 2021


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

Don G. Pope, Esq.- Vice Chair
Don G. Pope & Associates, P.C.
611 24th Ave. SW, Ste 102
Norman, OK 73069-6361
Tel:     (405) 360-7555
Fax:     (405) 360-6990
Term Ending:   July 1, 2022

Patrick Cornell, Esq.
108 Rolling Hills
Clinton, OK 73601
Tel: (580) 323-1180
Fax: (580) 323-7074
Term Ending:    July 1, 2019


2018 OIDS Board Meeting Schedule

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

January 19, 2018 10:00 am Agenda

March 16, 2018
Norman Central Library
225 N Webster Ave.
Norman, OK 73069
Room A/B

10:00 am

May 18, 2018 10:00 am Agenda
July 20, 2018 10:00 am Cancelled
September 21, 2018 10:00 am Agenda
November 16, 2018 10:00 am Scheduled

 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:

Lisa Vegh, Board Secretary