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§ 126. Trial court administrators

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 20. Courts

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 20. Courts (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 4. District Courts (Refs & Annos)
20 Okl.St.Ann. § 126
§ 126. Trial court administrators
A. There are authorized to be appointed, two trial court administrators, one for the Oklahoma-Canadian Counties Judicial Administrative District and one for the Tulsa-Pawnee Counties Judicial Administrative District. The duties of a trial court administrator shall be to assist the presiding judge of the judicial administrative district in the performance of his administrative duties.
B. A trial court administrator shall be selected by the presiding judge of the judicial administrative district in which he is to be employed, subject to confirmation by a majority of the district and associate district judges in the judicial administrative district. A trial court administrator shall serve at the pleasure of a majority of the district and associate district judges in the judicial administrative district.
C. To be eligible for appointment as a trial court administrator, a person shall possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Be an attorney licensed to practice law in this state;
2. Have a bachelor's degree in court management, or an equivalent degree; or
3. Have at least ten (10) years' experience in management with substantial supervisory responsibility; and
4. Be a graduate of the Institute for Court Management.
D. Each trial court administrator shall receive a salary equal to the salary received by a special judge.

Credits

Laws 1980, c. 290, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 1980; Laws 1996, c. 328, § 12, emerg. eff. June 12, 1996.
20 Okl. St. Ann. § 126, OK ST T. 20 § 126
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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