OU Law hosted the Pro Bono Awards Reception where four students were honored for their public service and many other granted fellowships. The evening featured Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company.
2014 Outstanding Student Award Winners
Ally Simon was named the Outstanding Graduating Student for contributing nearly 1000 hours to Pros for Africa and the ACLU.
The Outstanding 1L Student Pro Bono Award went to Grace Garcia who as a first year law student spent 69 hours volunteering for the Victim Protection Order Program and Legal Aid of Oklahoma.
Cathleen Brantley won the Outstanding 2L Student Pro Bono Award for volunteering 520 hours at the Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women, the U.S. Department of State, End Sex Trafficking Day, and the ACLU.
The Outstanding 3L Student Pro Bono Award went to David Jenkins for his 554 hours of work at the Cleveland County District Attorney’s office.
2014 SUMMER FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS
ANSCHUTZ FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS
DAVID L. BOREN AND MOLLY SHI BOREN PUBLIC INTEREST FELLOWSHIPS
CINDY FOLEY MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP
GABLEGOTWALS PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP
MARJORIE P. MAUTE MEMORIAL PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIPS
NATIVE AMERICAN LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION FELLOWSHIP
JOHN PAUL STEVENS PUBLIC INTEREST FELLOWSHIPS
2014 SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PLACEMENTS
Bingham Centre for Rule of Law, London
Collin Count, Texas District Attorney
Cru Legal Counsel, Orlando, Florida
Department of Justice, Office of Tribal Justice, D.C.
DHS Child Support Services
Harris County, Texas District Attorney
Lighthouse Legal Ministries, Ashtabula, Ohio
Love146, Houston, Texas
Oklahoma Indian Legal Services
Oklahoma Legal Aid
Oklahoma County District Attorney
Oklahoma County Public Defender
Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals
San Diego County, California District Attorney
Tarrant County, Texas District Attorney, Crimes Against Children Unit
Texas Attorney General, Antitrust Section
Trinty Legal Clinic
United States Attorney, Appellate Division
United States Attorney, Western District of Oklahoma
United States Attorney, Northern District of Oklahoma
United States EEOC
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