E. Bay Mitchell
|Judge of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals, District 6, Office 1|
|Assumed office |
|Appointed by||Frank Keating|
|Preceded by||James Garrett|
|Staff Attorney for Judge Carl Jones|
|Born||November 6, 1953|
|Spouse(s)||Debra Sue Mitchell, MD|
|Alma mater||University of Oklahoma College of Law|
E. Bay Mitchell, III (born November 6, 1953) is a judge on the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals, the intermediate appellate court in the state of Oklahoma. He represents District 6, Office 1. Governor Frank Keating appointed him to this position in 2002. and he was retained by voters in 2004, in 2006, and 2012. He was up for another retention election in 2018, at the end of his 6-year term.
Mitchell was born on November 6, 1953 and he grew up in Enid, Oklahoma. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1976 and his J.D. degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1979. He and his wife Debra have three children.
After law school in 1979, Mitchell began his legal career as a private practice lawyer in Enid and Oklahoma City. In 1993, he became a staff attorney for Judge Carl Jones of the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals. He worked in this capacity until Governor Frank Keating appointed him to the Court of Appeals in 2002, filling the District 6 vacancy left by the retirement of Judge James Garrett. In 2009, Mitchell served for one year as Chief Judge.
- "Official biography of Judge Mitchell from the Oklahoma Bar Association". Archived from the original on 2008-12-04. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
- 2004 Court of Civil Appeals election results
- Information about the Court of Civil Appeals see pg. 13
- League of Women Voters. "Judge E. Bay Mitchell, III, Court of Civil Appeals, District 6, Office 1 Judicial Retention 2012." 2012. Accessed May 3, 2018.