Broken Arrow Woman Selected as TU’s OBA Outstanding Senior Law Student

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Published on 10/26/04

Andrea D. Stailey, a Broken Arrow native and third-year student at The University of Tulsa College of Law, will receive the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Outstanding Senior Law Student Award at its annual meeting on Nov. 10 in Oklahoma City.

Stailey is a graduate cum laude of Northeastern Oklahoma State University, where she received a degree in English with a minor in psychology. She will graduate from TU Law in May 2005. At TU, Stailey is an active member of the Board of Advocates, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity, and American Inns of Court. She has studied international law at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and has participated in local and regional moot court competitions.

Stailey’s scholastic honors include academic merit scholarships and CALI Awards for Excellence in Civil Procedure I and II, Evidence, Evidence Workshop, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Professional Responsibility, and Jurisprudence.

Stailey also serves as an articles research editor for the Tulsa Law Review. Her paper, “The Health Act of 2003: A Poorly Drafted Solution to an Inadequately Defined Problem,” is one of two by students to be selected for publication by the Review. It will appear in the Fall 2004 volume.

While in law school, Stailey has worked as a law clerk for Cooper, McKinney and Woosley, a Tulsa firm specializing in civil litigation and business transactions. After graduation she plans to practice law in the Tulsa area.