Meet the Class of 2015

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Hassan Essaili

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1. Where did you grow up?

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2. Where did you attend undergrad?

I attended undergrad here at the University of Oklahoma.

3. What degree(s) have you earned?

I have a degree in Civil Engineering.

4. Why did you choose to attend OU Law?

I chose to attend OU Law because all of the faculty and staff members I have met on my visits are incredibly nice and very helpful! They made me feel like I was becoming part of a big family.

5. What is your favorite thing about OU?

My favorite thing about OU is how beautiful the campus is and how there is always something fun to do no matter what.

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

The person who first inspired me to pursue a legal education was my high school Government teacher, Mr. Williams. He encouraged us to take an interest in government and the laws behind it. With his help, I was able to contact several different lawyers and ask them about the profession. I have wanted to pursue a legal degree ever since.

7. What is an interesting fact about you?

An interesting fact about me is that I spent last summer traveling through Europe. I backpacked through 10 countries in 30 days.