Jari Askins Justice for Children Award
Jari Askins has been a judge, a lawmaker, and the state’s lieutenant governor. She currently serves as the state’s administrative director of the courts, one of Oklahoma’s top judicial officials. As a lawmaker and lieutenant governor, Askins supported and enacted a series of bills designed to improve the quality of life for the state’s children. The award is for a practicing attorney or sitting judge who has distinguished themselves as an advocate for children.