OKLAHOMA CITY (April 17, 2013) – Bob Burke and Ryan Leonard will sign their new book, Opala:  In Faithful Service to the Law, on next Wednesday, April 24 at 3-4:30 p.m.  at the State Capitol Visitor Center. From Polish freedom fighter to Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court, Marian P. Opala’s story traverses the emotions of war, romance and decision making at the highest level of Oklahoma's judiciary.

Opala served as Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court for 32 years. Prior to his appointment by Governor David L. Boren, Opala served the State of Oklahoma in various positions, including Assistant County Attorney for Oklahoma County, Administrative Director of the Oklahoma Court System and judge on the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court.

Books are available for purchase at the event and retail at $28.95 each. For more information on the event, please contact the State Capitol Visitor Center at (405) 521-3356.