All Dockets Passed to May and Court Filing Counters Closed

The court clerk counters shall be closed effective immediately. All filings shall be submitted via email, facsimile, and or United Stated Postal Service. Parties and counsel shall look to the District Rules of Cherokee Nation Rules 1, 2, and 3 for guidance. (Supreme Court Rules 22, 23, and 24)

The regular District Court Friday dockets for March and April are hereby continued as follows:

March 20, 2020 continued to May 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM,

March 27, 2020 continued to May 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM,

April 3, 2020 continued to May 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM,

April 9, 2020 continued to May 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM,

April 17, 2020 continued to May 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM, and

April 24, 2020 continued to May 22, 2020 at 1:00PM.

The regular District Court Child Support docket for April is hereby continued from April 14, 2020 to May 19, 2020.

This order is subject to extension or modification as necessitated by this emergency.

For more information, please call court staff at (918) 207-3900.

SC-AD-20-01 Order Regarding the COVID-19

Justice Kyle Haskins

Kyle Haskins became an Associate Justice with the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court in July 2006.  Justice Haskins is a graduate of Enid High School, Oklahoma State University, and the University of Tulsa College of Law.  He is a former partner in the law firm of Crawford, Crowe, Bainbridge & Haskins.  He began serving as a juvenile court Referee in 1997 and then as a state court Special Judge in 1999.  Justice Haskins has also served on the Cherokee Nation Election Commission and as an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Tulsa College of Law.  

Justice Haskins’ mother was Director of Indian Education at Harvard for many years before her death in 2000.  Justice Haskins’ son is a pre-med student at Dartmouth College and will attend medical school.  He is committed to return to Oklahoma to provide medical care to the citizens of the Cherokee Nation.