About OU Law Faculty and Staff

The University of Oklahoma College of Law has retained an outstanding full-time law faculty to provide our students with an unequalled legal education experience. Combined with the numerous adjunct specialists who teach various subjects from the practitioner's point of view, we have assembled an exceptional instructional corps, and these pages are here to help you learn about them. You can use the navigational menu to the left to learn more about our faculty.

The University of Oklahoma College of Law has retained over 30 full-time faculty members (many with national and international reputations), as well as numerous adjunct specialists, to enrich the educational experience of its students. These educators have, collectively, been admitted to the bar associations of more than 20 states, the District of Columbia, and the US Supreme Court. Their expertise and experience covers a wide range of legal specialties, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences.

OU Law faculty members have authored or edited over 75 books, including many seminal works in various legal fields. Their scholarly articles, on a wide variety of topics (ranging from capital punishment to the emerging field of law and technology), are almost innumerable. Their publications are found in law schools and law offices throughout the United States; in fact, many of them can be found in your local law library. In addition to their scholarly works, they have been published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and other prominent publications.


 

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In Her Own Words: Grace Dawkins' Internship with the Norman City Attorney

In May of 2014 I started working for the Norman City Attorney's Office as a legal intern. Starting March 23, 2015, I worked as a licensed legal intern (LLI). I became licensed after taking the MPRE, a legal ethics exam; registering with the Oklahoma Bar Association as a student member; and taking an exam over the laws specific to Oklahoma licensed legal interns. LLIs are allowed to appear in court and practice as licensed interns in a variety of cases, however there are some areas where even an LLI must be accompanied by an attorney.

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