Charles Adams

Professor Charles Adams

Professor of LawJohn Rogers Hall 232
918-631-2437
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Professor Adams received his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall) in 1976. He teaches Civil Procedure, Evidence, and Federal Courts. He has written several books on civil procedure and numerous articles on civil procedure and intellectual property. Professor Adams has been active in law reform work involving Oklahoma civil procedure for many years. He has also served as the reporter for the committees on Uniform Civil, Criminal, and Juvenile Jury Instructions for Oklahoma. Professor Adams is a member of the American Law Institute.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • BA Physics, Univ. of CA-Santa Barbara
  • MA-Physics, Univ. of CA-Santa Barbara
  • MBA Finance, Univ. of CA-Berkeley
  • J.D., Univ. of CA-Berkeley

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Civil Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Digital Forensics
  • Federal Courts
  • Intellectual Property

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association Civil Procedure Committee  (2001-Present)
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association Uniform Laws Committee (2001-Present) Vice Chair (2007-Present)
  • Emeritus Member, Council Oak Chapter, American Inns of Court

Courses Taught at TU

  • Civil Procedure I
  • Civil Procedure II
  • Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Evidence
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet Law
  • Law and Economics
  • Patent Law

Awards & Recognition

  • 2009 University of Tulsa Outstanding Professor Award
  • 2004 Distinguished Service Award Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2000 Distinguished Service Award Oklahoma Bar Association
  • 1996 Jack Givens Award, Council Oak Chapter, American Inns of Court
  • 1992 Outstanding Professor of the Year, University of Tulsa Student Bar Association
  • 1984-85 Outstanding Upper Class Faculty Member Award University of Tulsa Student Bar Association
  • 1984-85 Most Outstanding Professor in Region IV, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity