Proud to Be an Okie From Muskogee

, Texas Lawyer

If one could test for law and politics in a person's genetic makeup, there's no doubt a scientist would find such markers in 434th District Judge Jim Shoemake's blood. Shoemake's father was a lawyer who served as a state senator in the Oklahoma Legislature for 12 years before he became an administrative law judge for the U.S. Social Security Administration. His grandfather also was a lawyer who served in the Oklahoma Legislature.

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