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OU Law 2L Mackenzie Coplen Works on International Human Trafficking Issues in D.C.

When I was twelve years old I helped with a study regarding the issue of international human trafficking and it sparked something inside me. I learned about the horrific crimes that occur worldwide in human trafficking and developed a passion to join the fight that never wavered. Ever since that day I have wanted to attend law school and be part of the fight against these, as well as many other, human rights violations. Finally, this last summer I was able to do just that. I was an extern in Washington D.C. for a non-profit called Shared Hope International.

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Nicole Lynn (’15) Lands Dream Job: Alumna is PlayersRep’s First Female Sports Agent

It can take decades for professionals to secure a job of their dreams. Nicole Lynn, a graduate of OU Law’s Class of 2015, had a different experience.

“I came to law school with the sole purpose of becoming a sports agent,” said Nicole. “I have always wanted to help athletes make the transition from college football to the NFL and then transition out of the NFL. Many athletes make a ton of money over the course of their career, but end up bankrupt. I want to be a sounding board for them and help them retain wealth.”

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The Office of Career Development Hosts Public Interest Career Fair

Kerr Lounge was lined with employers representing 15 different public interest organizations from across the country for OU Law’s Public Interest Career Fair.  At the event, hosted by the Office of Career Development, students had the chance to interact with and distribute resumes to potential employers.  It was a great opportunity for them to obtain externships and internships with public interest organizations.  It also allowed the organizations to market themselves and their internship programs to the students who are actively seeking public interest positions.

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Dress for Success CEO Explains Why She Chose OU Law

By Joi Gordon (OU Law '93), as told to Jennifer Chen, for LearnVest.com

Gordon, C.E.O. for the national nonprofit organization Dress for Success Worldwide, shares how she earned a law degree and, later, landed a high-profile dream job—all with a state school education (and no student loan debt).

For my Caribbean family, college was the golden ticket.

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Attorney General Pruitt Visits OU Law

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt visited OU Law this week to help educate students and generate some interest in working for his office. As the featured guest at Wednesday’s “Lunch and Learn,” Pruitt, who was co-owner and managing general partner of the Oklahoma City Redhawks Triple-A baseball team from 2003 to 2010, opened with a “pitch.”

“I’m here today like a general manager, scouting for new talent,” Pruitt said. "We’re hiring and we want you to consider being part of our team at the Attorney General’s office.”

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