Meet the Class OF 2015



Kevin OShields

Arlington, Texas

1. Where did you grow up?

Arlington, Texas, by way of Frederick, Oklahoma

2. Where did you attend undergrad?

The University of Texas at Arlington, home of the Mavericks (way before the NBA Mavs), whose football team has been undefeated since 1984!

3. What degree(s) have you earned?

BA of Inter-Disciplinary Studies

4. Why did you choose to attend OU Law?

OU Law was a natural fit due to my interest in continuing my career in Oil & Gas.  Also, for most of my life, I've been a Sooner fan in exile, and now that I've been repatriated to my home state, I look forward to having an institutional tie to my favorite college team.
I like the tradition.

5. What is your favorite thing about OU?

I like the tradition.

6. What (or who) inspired you to pursue a legal education?

My wife Karissa encouraged me to look into law school, but my uncle Tom Creekmore, who graduated from OU in '78 and OU Law in '82, also played a major role.

7. What is an interesting fact about you?

I adopted a dog named Newton from Kelly Petrusuwich, who graduated from OU Law in '12, and subsequently met my wife Karissa.  We live in Oklahoma City with our blended family of my dog Newton, her cat Brad and our dog Otis.