Digital Forensics Focus of Feb. 25 Faculty Showcase Series Event

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Free CLE credit available to all legal professional who RSVP.

The University of Tulsa College of Law will continue its Faculty Showcase Series on February 25, 2009, with featured speaker TU Professor Chuck Adams. His remarks are entitled "Legal Issues Involving Digital Forensics."

The law school is offering one free hour of ethics CLE credit to those attending the event.

"The Faculty Showcase Series events highlight the expertise of our faculty, while giving our alumni and other lawyers an opportunity to further connect with the law school," said Janet Levit, dean of the TU College of Law. "Professor Adams' lecture on digital forensics promises to be another compelling installment in the series."

The event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 25, in the Price & Turpen Courtroom in John Rogers Hall, 3120 E. 4th St. Lunch will be provided for those who register in advance for CLE credit.

Adams is one of Oklahoma's foremost authorities in civil procedure. He has written several books on Oklahoma civil procedure and numerous articles on civil procedure, patent law, and bankruptcy. Adams has been active in law reform work in Oklahoma for many years. He was chair of the Civil Procedure Committee of the Oklahoma Bar Association from 1987-1989 and 1994-2000, and he is currently the vice chair of the Uniform Laws Committee. Adams also has served as the reporter for the Committees on Uniform Jury Instructions for Oklahoma for Civil, Criminal and Juvenile Cases. For the past several years, Adams has worked with faculty in the Institute for Information Security (iSec) at TU on legal issues relating to digital forensics and cellular telephones. 

Adams received his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law in 1976 and an MBA degree from the University of California in 1972. He earned MA and BA degrees in physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Adams has received numerous professional honors, including the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from the TU College of Law Student Bar Association, the Distinguished Service Award from the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, and the Golden Rule Award from the Tulsa County Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Law Institute.

Practicing lawyers can receive one hour of CLE credit for attending the lecture. All attendees should RSVP to Karen Bouteller at (918) 631-3704, or

Jimmy Hart