Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals

   Arlene Johnson, Judge

   District No. 4

Appointed to the Court of Criminal Appeals, District 4, February 18, 2005. Received Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Oklahoma and Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma School of Law. After admission to Oklahoma Bar July 29, 1971, practiced law with the Oklahoma City law firm of Bulla and Horning, and subsequently served as judicial law clerk to the Court of Criminal Appeals. Worked as Oklahoma County Assistant District Attorney and as Assistant Oklahoma Attorney General. Served as Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma for 21 years; received United States Attorney General's John Marshall Award for Outstanding Legal Achievement (1998), and FBI's Commendation for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest (1998). Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Western District. Former member of the Tenth Circuit Uniform Criminal Jury Instruction Committee, the Admissions and Grievance Committee for the Western District of Oklahoma, and of the United States Magistrate Merit Selection Panel for the Western District of Oklahoma. Also served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

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