Defense Counsel Writing Contest Winner Adds More Accolades to Impressive Law School Experience

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Ben Lambert, a third-year law student at The University of Tulsa College of Law, authored an article that will be published in the January issue of the Defense Counsel Journal. The article is entitled “Professional Liability and International Lawyering: An Overview.”

Ben LambertDefense Counsel Journal is the quarterly scholarly publication of the International Association of Defense Counsel. Lambert’s article won the organization’s national writing competition for law students earlier this year, beating out submissions from students from numerous law schools, including University of Houston Law Center, Duke University School of Law, and University of Virginia Law School.

This is only the latest honor for Lambert, who is originally from Washburn, Mo. He spent the summer of 2008 as a legal intern for Unidos por la Justica in Buenos Aires, Argentina working on preserving human rights and access to justice in that country. In December 2008, he served with the Carter Center’s Election Observation Mission for the 2008 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Ghana. During the summer and fall of 2009, Lambert served as a volunteer legal intern for Judge William Kellough of the Tulsa County District Court.

“Ben Lambert has excelled by taking advantage of the myriad opportunities that define the TU law school experience,” said Janet Levit, dean of the TU College of Law. “Beyond his academic success, Ben has seized opportunities to study abroad and enrich his education through dedicated service work.”

Lambert will finish his legal education this spring while studying abroad as part of Pace University's London Law Program at University College London.

Jimmy Hart