Friday, August 18, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced the appointment of Maxey Reilly as associate district judge for Okfuskee County.
Reilly’s appointment is effective immediately. She replaces David N. Martin who retired.
Reilly, of Okemah, is an attorney with the Stinnett Law firm in Okemah. Before that she worked 10 years as an assistant district attorney for Creek and Okfuskee counties, primarily serving the Okemah office. She was very active in starting Okfuskee County’s drug court. She handled felony, misdemeanor, traffic, drug court, forfeiture, juvenile delinquent and juvenile deprived cases.
In 2008, she was named the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation’s law enforcement agent of the year. Bikers against Child Abuse named her prosecutor of the year in 2014.
“Maxey Reilly will serve the residents of Okfuskee County well,” said Fallin. “She has an exceptional knowledge of the law, and has the acumen and temperament necessary to be a successful judge.”
Reilly earned a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.
She has served as president of the Okemah Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the local PTA. She has organized community events and has performed volunteer work.
“I want to use my knowledge and experience to positively impact as many people as possible,” Reilly said. “I appreciate Governor Fallin’s confidence in me, and am extremely honored to serve the people of Okfuskee County as associate district judge.”