Oklahoma Bar Association Honors Denver Native

Friday, November 08, 2013

Source: OBA press release, November 7, 2013



(Oklahoma City, OK) Denver native Diane Hernandez will receive the Outstanding Senior Law School Student Award from the Oklahoma Bar Association at its 109th Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City, Nov. 13-15. The bar association will present 26 total awards to recipients from across the state over the course of the three-day event.

Enrolled at The University of Tulsa College of Law, Hernandez is the editor-in-chief of the Tulsa Law Review, serves as a law school ambassador and is the vice president of the Latino Law Students Association at TU.

She has worked as a summer associate at the Hall Estill law firm in Tulsa, interned in the US District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma as well as for the Tulsa office of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma.

“Those individuals and groups who receive OBA awards are truly admirable.  The Awards Committee is thorough and highly selective, so each winner must demonstrate a commitment to excellence and exemplary service to the profession.  I hope their accomplishments continue to inspire and affect positive change throughout Oklahoma and its legal community,” said OBA President Jim Stuart.

The 17,500-member Oklahoma Bar Association, headquartered in Oklahoma City, was created by the Oklahoma Supreme Court to advance the administration of justice and to foster and maintain learning, integrity, competence, public service and high standards of conduct among Oklahoma’s legal community.