Kimberly Hays

Distinguished Alumni

Kimberly K. Hays is an attorney in Tulsa, where she practices family law.  She attended Oklahoma State University, from 1986–1990, where she received her B.A. in Philosophy, in 1990. While attending OSU, Hays was an active member of Pi Beta Phi sorority, serving as Chapter President in 1989-1990. She received the 1990 Philosophy Department-Outstanding Senior award. She graduated in 1993 from the University of Kansas School of Law with her Juris Doctorate Degree. Ms. Hays is the 2017 Oklahoma Bar Association President-Elect and she will serve as the 2018 President of the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Hays served on the OBA Board of Governors, District 6 Tulsa, in 2012-2014. She has served as Chair of the OBA Section Leaders Council, Chair of the OBA Family Law Section, Chair of the Women in Law Committee. She was member of the 2009 OBA Leadership Academy. Ms. Hays is active in the Tulsa County Bar Association, having served as a Director-at-Large, Chair of Family Law Section, and other committees. She is a volunteer attorney for Legal Aid Services, DVIS and Oklahoma Lawyers for America’s Heroes.  Ms. Hays is the recipient of the OBA FLS Family Law Attorney of the Year, Mona Salyer Lambird Spotlight Award and OBA FLS Chair Award. Ms. Hays is married to Alan Souter, OSU 1989, and they have two children, Noelle and Parker.