Judge Carla Snipes previously worked with the Vassar Law Firm in Oklahoma City. She is the previous owner of Legacy Estate Liquidation LLC and previously worked at the State Insurance Fund. She has represented clients at more than 2,000 trials, primarily in workers' compensation court.
Margaret A. Bomhoff, a shareholder at Fellers Snider, is one of four nominees submitted by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin for the Workers' Compensation Court.
Ms. Bomhoff, who joined Fellers Snider in 1999, received the 2011 Best Lawyer, Lawyer of the Year - Workers' Compensation Law award. Ms. Bomhoff has also earned Martindale Hubbell's AV rating.
Judge Taylor, of Tulsa, previously worked with Perrine, McGivern, Redemann, Berry & Taylor PLLC law firm. He has worked in the field of workers' compensation law since 1994, representing workers and employers. He has given more than 100 presentation on workers' compensation law and is a published author on the subject.
Judge Michael McGivern has 20+ years experience with workers' compensation law and previously worked with the Tulsa law firm of Perrine, McGivern, redemann, Berry & Taylor PLLC. He also was elected by his peers to serve as chairman of the Oklahoma Bar Association's workers' compensation section.
Judge Quandt received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1985. In 1988 he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law.
He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Tulsa County Bar Association. Prior to his appointment to the Court, he was in private practice for 20 years, 17 years as a sole practioner.
In July 2008, Judge Quandt was appointed to the Workers' Compensation Court by Governor Brad Henry.
Owen T. Evans was born in DuBuque, Iowa in 1957. Judge Evans was raised in Bradford, Pennsylvania and in 1979 received a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University.
Judge Evans and his wife Lori moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1982. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa, College of Law in 1985.
Judge Evans practiced Workers' Compensation defense law for twenty years before being appointed to the bench by Governor Brad Henry in September 2010.
Judge Reid is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma and attended high school in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University in 1976, where he majored in accounting. Judge Reid received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma, College of Law in 1979 and served on the Law Review and was selected for the Order of the Coif.
Judge Foster graduated from Arkansas State University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. In 1992, Judge Foster received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas. Upon graduation from law school, Judge Foster entered private practice in Nashville, Tennessee with the law office of Lionel R. Barrett.
Born in Poteau, Oklahoma in the far eastern segment of our state, Bob Lake Grove was raised and educated 9 miles there from in Panama, Oklahoma. His father, Lake Grove, was a businessman and his mother, Helen, a classroom teacher for over 40 years.
After graduation from high school, he attended the University of Oklahoma, graduating with a BA, and the University of Oklahoma School of Law, graduating with a JD. He was active in student government and served both int he Student Senate and as Chairman of the University Judicial Board.