Darla Jackson

Oklahoma Bar Association

Darla Jackson is the Oklahoma Bar Association Practice Management Advisor. She works with the OBA Management Assistance Program to provide assistance to attorneys in selecting and using technology and other tools to efficiently manage their offices. She also is involved with the access to justice initiatives of the OBA.

She is a technology enthusiast, legal information and research professional, an experienced instructor, and a veteran practitioner. Prior to joining the OBA, she served as the Director of the Law Library at the University of South Dakota and as the Associate Director of the Oklahoma City University Law Library. Before entering academia, she was a Judge Advocate in the United States Air Force, serving in a number of postings including Associate Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

She earned her J.D. degree from the University of Oklahoma. She also holds a Masters of Library and Information Studies degree from the University of Oklahoma, an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Georgia School of Law and a Master of Military Operational Art and Science from Air University.

She co-authored the book Oklahoma Legal Research and served as a contributor for Thinking About Technology, a recurring column in Law Library Journal. She has also written articles for the Oklahoma Bar Journal, including Can Lawyers Be Luddites? Adjusting to the Modification of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct Regarding Technology.

My Sessions

Disconnecting and the Potential Benefits It Can Bring

Columbus EF

Everyone needs to disconnect once in a while in order to improve focus, productivity and your own mental state. This session will focus on how to disconnect or at least pinch the cord, whether on vacation, sabbatical or just taking some time off, with tips on how to adapt client expectations, plan for a break, […]


How Do I Choose? Selecting and Implementing Law Practice Technology

Grand Ballroom E

Evaluating and selecting legal technology can be daunting. Fortunately, there are techniques and tools that make this process easier, which can be adapted for any type practice and the world of constantly-changing technology. Our experts will discuss how to use these tools to train law students, set up a new practice, or upgrade technology in […]

Academic Track