Grievance Form - Oklahoma

This Oklahoma-specific "Grievance Form" is a document released by the Oklahoma Court System.

Download the fillable PDF by clicking the link below and use it according to the applicable legal guidelines.

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FILING A GRIEVANCE WITH
THE OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION
1.
By law, any grievance you want to make against an attorney must be in writing
and must be signed. The Oklahoma Supreme Court has delegated to the
Oklahoma Bar Association the responsibility to investigate grievances filed
against attorneys when necessary.
2.
From the written information and documents you submit, the Office of the
General Counsel may decide:
A. To open an investigation,
B. To ask you to provide more information,
C. To notify you that our office can take no action.
3.
If an investigation is opened, you will be notified in writing and when necessary
be contacted by an investigator or attorney.
4.
Our investigation is confidential. Our investigation is limited to the ethical and
professional conduct of the lawyer. We cannot provide legal advice, nor can we
represent you in any pending litigation. Therefore, you must protect your own
legal interests.
FILING A GRIEVANCE WITH
THE OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION
1.
By law, any grievance you want to make against an attorney must be in writing
and must be signed. The Oklahoma Supreme Court has delegated to the
Oklahoma Bar Association the responsibility to investigate grievances filed
against attorneys when necessary.
2.
From the written information and documents you submit, the Office of the
General Counsel may decide:
A. To open an investigation,
B. To ask you to provide more information,
C. To notify you that our office can take no action.
3.
If an investigation is opened, you will be notified in writing and when necessary
be contacted by an investigator or attorney.
4.
Our investigation is confidential. Our investigation is limited to the ethical and
professional conduct of the lawyer. We cannot provide legal advice, nor can we
represent you in any pending litigation. Therefore, you must protect your own
legal interests.
GRIEVANCE FORM
RETURN FORM TO:
Oklahoma Bar Association
ATTN: General Counsel
P.O. Box 53036
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
Your Name: G Mr. _________________________________________________________________
G Mrs.
(First)
(Middle)
(Last)
G Ms.
______________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
______________________________________________________________________
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Telephone Number(s): Business:_________________________ Home: ______________________
Attorney against whom you wish to file a grievance:
___________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
__________________________________________________________________________________
(Address)
(City)
(Zip)
Telephone Number(s): Business_________________________ Home: _______________________
1.
Did you employ the attorney? Yes _____ No _____
Approximate date you employed the attorney: ________________________________________
Was there a written agreement for services? Yes _____ No _____ (If Yes, attach copy)
What, if any, was the amount paid to the attorney? ___________________
Date Paid: _________________________
2.
If you did not employ the attorney, what is your connection to him/her?
___________________________________________________________________________
3.
Please furnish the following information, if available:
Name of Court/County: ________________________ Case Number: ______________________
Title of Suit :__________________________________ vs. _____________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
Approximate Date case was Filed: _________________________________________________
4.
If you are or have been represented by any other attorney with regard to this same matter, state
the name and address of the other attorney:__________________________________________
5.
If you have made a grievance about this same matter to any other Official or Agency, state its
(their) name(s), and the approximate date you reported it:
___________________________________________________________________________
6.
In the event a disciplinary hearing is held, would you be willing to appear and testify as a witness?
Yes _____ No ______
* * * DO NOT WRITE ON BACK OF FORM * * *
* * * DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS, PROVIDE COPIES
AS ORIGINALS CANNOT BE RETURNED * * *
GRIEVANCE FORM
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7.
Names and addresses of witnesses to this grievance:
A. ___________________
B. __________________
C. ______________________
Name
Name
Name
__________________
__________________
______________________
Address
Address
Address
__________________
__________________
______________________
City
City
City
__________________
__________________
______________________
State
Zip
State
Zip
State
Zip
(___)______________
(___)______________
(___)__________________
Phone
Phone
Phone
8.
Nature of grievance against the attorney (State in full detail. Use separate piece of paper if
necessary). If you employed the attorney, state what you employed him/her to do. Include what
the attorney did or did not do. Further information may be requested.
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________.
I hereby certify that I have read the foregoing matters and that they are true and correct to the best of
my knowledge.
____________________________
____________________________________
Date
Your Signature
This grievance form must be signed before it can be considered.
It is imperative that you notify this office of an address change.
If you are not available as a witness, your grievance may be dismissed.

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