TU Grad to Present Nov. 13 Talks on Supreme Court Clerkships

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Published on 11/1/06

Jeffrey Oldham, a 2000 graduate of The University of Tulsa and a former law clerk of William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, will be the TU Distinguished Alumni Lecturer in Law and Politics for 2006. Oldham will present two campus lectures on Monday, Nov. 13:

• “Supreme Court and Federal Appeals Court Clerkships: What They’re Like and How to Get Them” – at 12:15 p.m., in Room 203 of John Rogers Hall (3120 East 4th Place). This talk is sponsored by the Office of Career Services of the College of Law. For more information, contact Vicki Jordan at 631-2429 or vicki-jordan@utulsa.edu.

• “From TU to Clerking on the U.S. Supreme Court” – at 7:30 p.m. in the Faculty Study of McFarlin Library. This talk is sponsored by the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, the Social Sciences Interest Group, and the Department of Political Science. For more information, contact Jeff Hockett at 631-2796 or jeffrey-hockett@utulsa.edu.

Oldham received a Faculty Honor Medal from the College of Business Administration and was a three-time varsity letter recipient in tennis while at the University of Tulsa. He received his law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he graduated first in his class and was an editor of the Northwestern University Law Review. After clerking for Chief Justice Rehnquist, Oldham served as Counsel to Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General of the United States. Currently, he is associate counsel at Mayer, Brown, Rowe, and Maw, LLP, in Houston.