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Tulsa Attorney Betsy Jackson awarded OBA  2018 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Award

October 18, 2018

A big congratulations to Hall Estill Attorney Betsy G. Jackson who received the Oklahoma Bar Association Diversity Committee 2018 Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Award. She was awarded for her work in a variety of corporate and community events that promote mutual respect, acceptance, cooperation or tolerance, and contribution to diversity awareness in the community and workplace.

The award was presented by Hall Estill’s Ken Williams, member of the OBA Diversity Committee, for her “participation in a variety of corporate and community events that promote mutual respect, acceptance, cooperation or tolerance, and contribution to diversity awareness in the community and workplace.”

Betsy is a shareholder at Hall Estill where she practices securities, business transactions, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and real estate. She received her undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University and her J.D. from the TU College of Law. She is past chair of Hall Estill’s Recruitment & Diversity Committee, as well as the Associate Review Committee.

She is involved as a volunteer in the Tulsa community. Ms. Jackson is the current executive vice chair and incoming president of the Board of Directors for Tulsa CARES, an organization committed to creating a community where all people with HIV/AIDS have equal opportunities for healthy living. In addition, she and her husband, Gerry, served as co-chairs of the 2018 Red Ribbon Gala.

Betsy serves as vice-chair for the Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women where she was instrumental in the development of the Female Incarceration Action Plan (May 2016). The plan was a road map designed to identify gaps in services and programs available to women in Oklahoma incarcerated for nonviolent crimes. In addition, she serves as vice chair of the Board of Directors for the Tulsa Area United Way.