On December 19, 2009, OCU LAW awarded the juris doctor to its graduating class of December 2009. Delivering the commencement address was incoming Oklahoma Bar Association President Allen M. Smallwood. Video of the ceremony is below:
Photos from the event also are available on the OCU LAW Flickr site. To learn more about how to use Flickr to download photos or order prints, please refer to the OCU LAW Flickr Tutorial.
Smallwood is a graduate of Tulsa’s Nathan Hale High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University in 1972 and received his law degree in 1974 from the University of Tulsa. He is a solo criminal defense practitioner in Tulsa. He was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association in 1975 and is a two-time past president of the Tulsa County Bar Association as well as a former director of the Tulsa County Bar Foundation. His role as OBA President is a voluntary position which he will serve while continuing his law practice.
OCU LAW Distinguished Lecturer in Law and OCU General Counsel Bill Conger served as OBA President in 2008.