Judith Maute


William J. Alley Professor of Law
President's Associates Presidential Professor
A.B., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1971
J.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1978
LL.M., Yale University, 1982

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Judith Maute, the William J. Alley Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma College Law, teaches Professional Responsibility, Lawyering in the 21st Century, Legal Malpractice, Gender-Based Discrimination, Feminist Jurisprudence and Emotional Intelligence for Lawyers.  She founded and has served as the director of the University of Oklahoma's law student pro bono program, Students for Access to Justice (SATJ).

Professor Maute writes and lectures extensively, with a special focus on legal ethics,  regulatory reforms of the legal profession, and historical reconstruction of an infamous Oklahoma contracts case, Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal Co.. She has authored over forty publications, including articles the Journal of Professional Lawyer, Fordham, Tulane, Northwestern, Georgetown and Utah.  Her recent ethics scholarship addresses regulatory reforms affecting the legal professions in the United Kingdom and Australia, the evolution of lawyers' pro bono responsibilities, system design for the delivery of legal services to under-served communities, and judicial selection in the United Kingdom and state courts in the United States. 

Active in national academic and professional organizations, Maute was elected to membership in the American Law Institute (ALI) in September 2012.  She has chaired the Section on Professional Responsibility and the Section on Women in Legal Education of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), has served on the Multi-State Professional Responsibility Test-Drafting Committee, and on law school accreditation site inspection teams for the AALS and the American Bar Association. On a local level, Maute serves on the board of Bethesda, Inc., which treats survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and three Oklahoma Bar Association committees:  Rules of Professional Conduct, Access to Justice and the Standing Committee on Women in Law.

Professor Maute spoke at a symposium held at Mississippi College on recent revisions to the ABA Model Rules relating to lawyers’ use of technology, as recommended by the Ethics 20/20 Commission in resolutions 105(A) and (B), and approved by the ABA House of Delegates in August 2012.

Professor Judith L. Maute
William J. Alley Professor of Law
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Andrew M. Coats Hall
300 Timberdell Road
Norman, Oklahoma 73019-5081
Phone: (405) 325-4747
Fax: (405) 325-0389

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