Cheryl Baber is a Tulsa attorney who enjoys life with her CPA husband, Chuck, and their two sons, Grant and Luke. She grew up on a farm and ranch in Walters, Oklahoma as the youngest of four daughters who spent their summers harvesting wheat with the family out on the Great Plains. Cheryl initially attended Oklahoma City University and majored in journalism before transferring during her junior year to Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. There, she graduated summa cum laude, was named the Outstanding Graduate in the Division of Political Science and Public Administration, and she received a Rotary Foundation International Scholarship. She used that scholarship to obtain a degree in international history and politics at the Graduate Institute of International Affairs in Geneva, Switzerland. Upon returning to the United States, Cheryl obtained a law degree at Columbia University School of Law in New York.
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Cheryl began her legal career in Oklahoma at Crowe & Dunlevy in Tulsa, but she eventually left private practice to work as a law clerk, and she has since worked for five federal judges. More recently, Cheryl served an Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Oklahoma. She is a member of several legal organizations, and years ago, was legal counsel to Resonance, Listening and Support for Women, Inc. Cheryl has also served as an instructor for the Oklahoma State University Special Education Resolution Center, and she is currently a volunteer attorney with Tulsa Lawyers for Children.
Outside of her legal experiences, Cheryl has been involved in a wide variety of civic activities in Tulsa for more than 20 years. She recently served as Vice-Chair of the City of Tulsa Ethics Advisory Committee, and, in 2017, she was Co-Chair of the Cascia Hall Christmas Walk fundraiser. Cheryl has judged numerous Miss America Scholarship Program preliminary pageants, and she was active for many years as an officer in the Tulsa Christian Business & Professional Women’s Club. She is involved in state and local politics, and she attended the Republican National Convention as a delegate in 2016. Cheryl also loves playing tennis, and she and her husband regularly attend University of Tulsa football and basketball games. Together with their sons, they attend First Baptist Church of Tulsa, where Cheryl has served, and continues to serve, in various roles and on numerous committees. She has been a member and officer of her local Alpha Phi alumnae group, and has been as a delegate to the Tulsa Area Alumnae Panhellenic for several years.