The University of Oklahoma College of Law will honor five outstanding alumni at its annual Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Ceremony, Thursday, March 12. The Order of the Owl recognizes OU Law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers.
In August 2021, we participated in an internship at the 104 th session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). Though the internship usually takes place in...
What led you to OU Law? When I was a sophomore in high school in Walters, Oklahoma--a town of about 1500--I was bored in study hall and found a book on occupations and professions. I went through the book and almost by the process of elimination, I came to the profession of lawyer. I wasn’t quite sure what lawyers did, but I knew they didn’t work in the fields the way I grew up, picking cotton and bailing hay. I knew they wore suits, and maybe I had in my mind that the practice of law had some connection to public office. At any rate, from that time, I decided that I wanted to be a lawyer.
Stan Evans, Assistant Dean and former Dean of Students at OU Law, was honored with the Rita Washington Lifetime Service Achievement Award at the 2019 Juneteenth Music and Arts Festival in Oklahoma City.