College of Law to Host Luncheon and Panel Discussion During OBA Annual Meeting

Monday, November 01, 2010

mcdonaldThe Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting will take place November 17-19 in Tulsa at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The University of Tulsa College of Law will host a luncheon during the event and a panel discussion on the eve of the event.

The luncheon is on Wednesday, November 17, from noon to 1:30 p.m., in Tulsa Ballroom North at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 100 East Second Street.

Jamie McDonald, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at TU and former clerk for U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., will give the luncheon address, “The Supreme Court: An Overview from a Law Clerk’s Perspective.”

At the luncheon, exceptional TU law students and alumni will be recognized:

• Outstanding Senior Alumnus - Edwin W. Parker II (JD ’69)
• Outstanding Junior Alumnus - William Chad McLain (JD ’01)
• Outstanding Junior Alumnus - Hugh M. Robert (BA ’98, JD ’08)
• OBA Outstanding Student Award - Philip Tinker
• OBF Fellows Scholarship Recipient - Bradley J. Brown

Reservations are required for the luncheon, and tickets are $30. RSVP by November 12 to (918) 631-3723.

On Tuesday, November 16, at 6 p.m., OBA President and TU Law Alumnus Allen Smallwood (JD ’74) will give an address and moderate a panel discussion with the leaders of Lawyers Helping Lawyers and the Work-Life Balance Committee about the stresses of the profession. The panel discussion will be held in the Price and Turpen Courtroom in John Rogers Hall at TU. A reception will follow. The panel discussion and reception are free and open to the public.

Scott Been