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.
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 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.
Judge Harkey graduated from The University of Oklahoma in 1973 and received his Juris Doctorate from the Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1976.
He is a member of the Oklahoma State and County Bar Associations. Prior to his appointment to the Workers' Compensation Court, Judge Harkey was in the private practice of law. In January 2011, Governor Brad Henry appointed Judge Harkey as Presiding Judge of the Workers' Compensation Court.