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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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OU Law Wears Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Day

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Many members of the OU College of Law faculty and staff wore purple on Thursday, Oct. 3, in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Day. The office of Student Services gathered together for this picture to show their support for efforts to end domestic violence. According to the YWCA, Oklahoma ranks 17 among the 50 states in cases involving deaths from domestic abuse. Unfortunately, it is estimated only about 50 percent of domestic violence incidents are reported.

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OU Law Student from China Holds Forum on Tang Dynasty

OU Law student Meng Shi, JD Candidate, Class of 2015, delivered an informative presentation Thursday on a golden age of China's classical civilization and imperial history. The forum on the Tang Dynasty was attended by faculty, staff, students and guests of the College of Law.

The discussion was titled, “The Enlightenment and Inspiration from the Tang Dynasty of China.” Meng, who is from Beijing and earned an LL.M. degree at Cornell University, says he used the summer break to prepare for the presentation.

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Hartzog Conger Cason & Neville Hosts 1L Class at Downtown OKC Firm

Less than a month after starting classes, first-year students at the University of Oklahoma College of Law were able to participate in a networking event at the downtown law offices of Hartzog Conger Cason & Neville.

For two hours, students were able to visit with the practicing attorneys and staff, learning about the firm’s practice areas and clients. The lawyers explained their specific legal career paths and offered tips to law students desiring to practice in a similar setting.

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