Brian Goree - Score: Judge Goree did not receive a score because he did not participate in a sufficient number of cases during the time period evaluated in the study.

Judge Brian Jack Goree, District 6, Office 2. Born March 18, 1964, Goree was raised in Tulsa and earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma in 1986. He received his law degree from the University of Tulsa in 1989. Goree was in private practice in Tulsa for twenty-three years, primarily focusing on legal research and writing and volunteering with Tulsa Lawyers for Children. He is a registered patent attorney and a past chairman of the Appellate Practice Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Governor Mary Fallin appointed Goree to the Oklahoma Court of Civil...

In 1970 Hetherington earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and in 1979 he earned his law degree from Oklahoma City University. Since 1992 Hetherington had been a judge on the Cleveland County District Court. He served as a special district judge and was in private practice before that. Judge Hetherington is married and has three children.

Larry E. Joplin - Score: 82%

Judge Larry E. Joplin, District 4, Office 2. Born on August 9, 1946, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Joplin received a bachelor's degree and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma. While in law school, Joplin was selected for the Oklahoma Law Review, and Moot Court, with his team placing third nationally his junior year. Joplin served as an attorney with Pierce & Couch from 1971 to 1973, and Bohannon & Barth from 1973 to 1976. He was a partner in his own law firm, Wheatley & Joplin, from 1978 to 1982, and a partner with Crowe & Dunlevy from 1982 to 1993.

E. Bay Mitchell - Score: 86%

Judge Mitchell currently serves as Presiding Judge of Division III in Oklahoma City. He was born on Nov. 6, 1953. He grew up in Enid and graduated from Enid High School in 1972. He attended the University of Oklahoma, where he received a bachelor's degree in 1976 and a Juris Doctor degree in 1979. Mitchell worked in private law practice for 14 years in Oklahoma City and in Enid. In 1993, he became staff attorney to the Honorable Carl B. Jones of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals.

Keith Rapp - Score: 43%

Born on May 2, 1934, in Wheelersburg, Ohio, Rapp received a bachelor’s degree from Southwest Missouri University with graduate studies in mathematics and statistics at the University of Missouri, the University of Minnesota and the University of Arizona. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Virginia. From 1953 to 1955, Rapp completed two carrier tours of duty in the Korean and far eastern waters as an aerial navigator and electronics warfare operator with the VC-35. He retired from the Naval Reserves as a Judge...

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