Special Judge Donald Easter retired from the Oklahoma County bench June 30, 2018. During his ten years on the bench Judge Easter presided over the Rule 8 dockets and worked with other members of the Oklahoma Judiciary to develop a best practices program for collection of fine, fees and costs.
While working as an Assistant District Attorney in the offices of Andy Coats and Bob Macy Judge Easter established the bad check program for Oklahoma County.
Prior to attending law school Judge Easter worked in the Sears credit department and was later the credit manager for Woolco in Enid and Oklahoma City. He received his initial training in credit while employed for a private collection agency.
Judge Easter has also been working with the Oklahoma Municipal League recently to assist municipalities in their efforts to develop best practices for collections in municipal courts.
Judge Easter has been the Cost Consultant for the Administrative Office of the Courts since July 5, 2018.