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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Gov. Stitt appoints Stacie Hixon to Court of Civil Appeals


GOVERNOR STITT APPOINTS STACIE HIXON TO OKLAHOMA COURT OF CIVIL APPEALS

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 10, 2020)— Governor Kevin Stitt announced today the appointment of Stacie Hixon to the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals.

“I’m thrilled to appoint Ms. Hixon, one of Oklahoma’s sharpest legal minds, to the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals,” said Gov. Stitt. “Her significant appellate experience uniquely positions her to serve as an outstanding member on the Court, and I appreciate her willingness to leave private practice in order to serve the people of Oklahoma in this important role.”

“I am honored and humbled to have been selected by Governor Stitt for this position,” said Hixon. “I will do my very best to serve the people of Oklahoma as a fair and unbiased judge.”

Stacie Hixon currently serves as a partner at Steidley & Neal P.L.L.C., where she has worked since 2009. Hixon has experience in a variety of areas of law, including insurance bad faith, insurance coverage issues, products liability, employment law, legal negligence, insurance defense, first party claims and general civil litigation. She focuses her practice largely on legal research and writing, as well as presenting motion practice for oral argument at the trial court and on appeal. Hixon previously served as an associate at Atkinson, Haskins, Nellis, Brittingham, Gladd & Carwile, P.C.

Hixon has been selected to the Oklahoma Super Lawyers list for the years 2015 through 2018; to the Rising Stars list for the years 2009 through 2014; and included on the 2017 and 2018 Top 25 Women Oklahoma Super Lawyers list. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts in Political Science from Oklahoma State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa.

Hixon’s appointment fills the vacancy for District 1 created by the retirement of Jerry Goodman.

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