J. Angela Ables

J. Angela Ables: Attorney with Kerr, Irvine, Rhodes & Ables A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Recipient, Distinguished Alumnus Award, East Central University 1983. Assistant Attorney General, Oklahoma, 1976-1978. Deputy Insurance Commissioner, Oklahoma, 1980-1985. Member, Director, 1987-1999 and Chairman of the Board, 1999, Federation of Regulatory Counsel, 1987-2000. Vice-Chairman, State of Oklahoma Election Board, 1985-1989. Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, 2007 and 2008. Arbitrator, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma. Early Neutral Evaluator, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma. General Counsel and Executive Vice-President, Association of Oklahoma Life Insurance Companies, 2001—. Board of Directors: Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company; Chi omega House Corp., University of Oklahoma. Chairman, East Central University Foundation, 2008-2009.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Insurance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Administrative Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
405-272-9221  Phone
University Attended:
East Central Oklahoma State University, B.A., with honors, 1972
Law School Attended:
Oklahoma City University, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1976, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma; 1981, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma; 1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1998, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma; 1976, Oklahoma; 1984, U.S. Supreme Court
Oklahoma County (Co-Chairman, Legislative Committee, 1990-1991; Member, Community Services Committee, 2001—; Member, Fee Grievance & Ethics Committee), Oklahoma (Chairman, 1999-2001 and Vice Chair, 2001-2002, Insurance Committee; Chairman, 2002—) and American (Member, Torts and Insurance Practice Section) Bar Associations; Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel.
Birth Information:
Ada, Oklahoma, January 23, 1950
Reported Cases:
Turpen, State exrel. v. Oklahoma State Bd. for Property and Cas. Rates, 731 P.2d 394 (Okl. 1986); Pacificare of Oklahoma, Health Maintenance Organization, & Community Care Organization, Inc. v. Oklahoma Health Care Authority Board et al., 2001 OK Civ. App. 73.
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (2 reviews)
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