D.A. Hermanson honored for outstanding work by Oklahoma D.A. Association

August 22, 2019

Kay County District Attorney Brian Hermanson was recently awarded the Scales of Justice by the Oklahoma District Attorney’s Association for his “outstanding work” as the organization’s president over the past year.

According to a press release sent by the awarding organization, Hermanson “worked closely with the other 26 district attorneys throughout the state in an ongoing effort to strengthen the enforcement of laws, and to protect the citizens of Oklahoma.”

According to an article on http://www.itsaboutjustice.com, a website that defines legal terms, the Scales of Justice represents balance and fairness in the judicial system. In some depictions, a blindfolded woman better known as “Lady Justice” can be seen holding the Scales of Justice.

The award was presented to Hermanson by the organization’s incoming president, Jason Hicks.

Hermanson received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.

Hermanson is a member of the Kay and Noble County Bar Associations, and he served as president of the KCBA in 1989. He currently serves as president of the NCBA.

Hermanson has held a variety of other offices as well. He served as vice president of the Oklahoma Bar Association in 1988, president of the Oklahoma Bar Foundation in 1993, and chair of the OBA Young Lawyers Division in 1982. He was the first president of the OBA Fellows of the Young Lawyers Division in 1991, according to the release.

In 2019, he received the Victim Rights Champion Award for the state of Oklahoma.

Hermanson lives in Ponca City with his wife, Ruslyn. He is the proud father of two daughters.