Two Alumni Honored at TU Law Alumni Gala

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

The TU College of Law Alumni Association honored two alumni at the annual TU Law Alumni Gala on May 21 at Gilcrease Museum.

This year’s Lifetime Achievement in Law Award was presented to John R. Woodard III (JD ’67), a partner with Feldman, Franden, Woodard & Farris and a past president of the TU College of Law Alumni Association. Woodard was president of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and is a national director for the American Board of Trial Advocates.

The W. Thomas Coffman Community Service Award was awarded to Drew Edmondson (JD ’79), shareholder with GableGotwals. Edmondson was Oklahoma Attorney General from 1994 to 2010, and he served one term in the Oklahoma legislature and three terms as Muskogee County District Attorney. Coffman was an outstanding alumnus who passed away in 2007. Award recipients share Coffman’s dedication to integrity and service.

Scott Been