History of Rogers and Bell
An Oklahoma Story of Excellence and Service.
Harry H. Rogers establishes practice in Holdenville, OK, and is hired as counsel for Holdenville Oil and Gas by Robert McFarlin and J. A. Chapman.
Rogers, McFarlin and Chapman move to Tulsa. McFarlin and Chapman form the McMan Oil Company.
John Rogers graduates from OU College of Law and joins brother Harry’s law practice.
Harry Rogers’ law practice becomes known as John Rogers and Associates. Harry Rogers retires.
First Chapman Trust created.
William H. Bell joins John Rogers and Associates.
John Rogers becomes individual trustee of the Chapman Trusts, succeeding his brother Albert Rogers.
J. A. Chapman dies, establishing the J. A. Chapman and Leta M. Chapman Charitable Trust. Practice renamed Rogers and Bell.
Leta Chapman dies, establishing the Leta M. Chapman Memorial Trust.
John Rogers dies. William H. Bell becomes individual trustee of the Chapman Trusts.
Dr. Andrew G. Cowles dies, establishing Ruth Chapman Cowles and Andrew G. Cowles Memorial Trust.
Pauline Walter dies, establishing Pauline McFarlin Walter Memorial Trust.
Sharon J. Bell joins the firm.
Gregory Allen Gray joins the firm.
William H. Bell dies. Sharon J. Bell named individual trustee of the Chapman Trusts.
Robert S. Farris joins the firm.