Amanda Norwood

Workplace Safety Considerations

You and the person who offices next to you, or the person with whom you just shared a story in the break room, may not share the same employer. Some worksites contain a mix of workers that includes traditional employees, temporary workers placed by staffing agencies, and workers employed by contractors or subcontractors. These multiemployer …

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Justice for Corey

Today, after nearly three decades of hoping, praying and fighting, Corey Atchison walked out of the Tulsa County Jail a free man. Atchison served 28 years in jail after being convicted in the 1991 murder of James Lane. Today, while reading her decision, District Judge Sharon Holmes described what happened to Atchison as a “fundamental …

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Undeterred

We are undeterred. Corey Atchison’s family & friends gathered outside the courtroom today with hopeful anticipation. Unfortunately, Judge Sharon Holmes announced a delay in ruling today on the Corey Atchison case. Our new hearing date is July 16, 2019. “As many of you know, I have been absent from the courthouse for about two months,” …

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Judge Expected to Free a Tulsa Man Imprisoned 28 Years for Murder

Teen Witnesses Coerced into Confessions by Police On June 11th, a judge will decide whether to free a man who has served nearly three decades in prison for murder. Corey Atchison was convicted in 1991 of killing James Warren Lane and sentenced to life in prison. He has always proclaimed his innocence. Atchison and his …

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Fiercely Competitive Medical Cannabis Industry Emerging in Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s medical marijuana industry is shaping up to be one of the most unique MMJ markets in the nation, with a large number of players vying for attention. “Oklahoma did medical marijuana like we started our state,” said Joe Norwood, an attorney at Norwood Law Firm in Tulsa. “Everyone just lined up, the starting gun …

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Knowingly Concealing Stolen Property Dismissal at Preliminary Hearing in Wagoner County

Client was charged with knowingly concealing stolen property in Wagoner County, OK. Allegedly, there were two generators that came up missing and the theft was reported to the owner’s insurance company. An agent for the owner’s insurance company claims co-defendant and client tried to sell him two generators that match the description of the missing …

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Okmulgee County Oklahoma Hung Jury on DUI Child Endangerment

L.L. was traveling north on Highway 75 through Okmulgee County, OK when he was pulled over by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper. The Trooper walked to the driver side of the vehicle L.L. was driving and witnessed L.L.’s pregnant wife and young daughter in the vehicle with him. The Trooper claimed to smell alcohol and …

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