Saturday, January 15, 2011

Fallin's Husband Quits Law Firm

Governor Mary Fallin's husband, Wade Christensen, said Friday he branched out on his own because clients for his previous law firm, Day, Edwards, Propester & Christensen, included the University of Oklahoma and CompSource Oklahoma, the state's workers' compensation agency.

Christensen said he wants to avoid anyone claiming favoritism or the appearance of a conflict of interest.

“Basically, I decided that in order to avoid any conflict ... I felt that this was the best and safest way to avoid any appearance of impropriety and any impropriety at all,” Christensen said.

The Oklahoman's Michael McNutt has the full story:

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