Murrah Student Association Guest Speaker: Mikael Clayton

MSA will be hosting guest lecturer, Mikael Clayton, to speak about international counter-terrorism on November 9, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Murrah Center. Mr. Clayton has served as lead counsel and co-counsel on several high-profile cases regarding terrorism through the DoJ. He will also be teaching a course entitled, “Terrorism Prosecutions” next semester, spring 2017.  Beverages and snacks will be provided.

Mikeal Clayton serves as Senior Counsel for The Boeing Company’s worldwide defense Aircraft Modernization and Sustainment division.  In that role, Mikeal oversees the legal needs for numerous Boeing programs and businesses, including all of Boeing’s Oklahoma City and San Antonio-based operations.

Before joining Boeing, Mikeal worked with the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. There, he investigated and prosecuted complex matters involving sensitive intelligence and negotiated with foreign governments to secure mutually beneficial assistance.  Prior to that, Mikeal served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Western District of Oklahoma, where he was Section Chief and Deputy Anti-Terrorism Advisory Counsel.  Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mikeal was with Vinson & Elkins, LLP, where he handled commercial litigation and white-collar defense matters.

Mikeal received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law. He served on the Texas Law Review, was a Cain Fellow, and received the Robert S. Strauss Endowment.

Mikeal has been recognized by the CIA for outstanding dedication and service to a vital mission, by the Director of the FBI for outstanding prosecution skills, and by the Director of the Secret Service.  In addition, Mikeal has received the Department of Defense, Chief Prosecutor’s Award.

Immigration Legal Society Meeting

Please join the Immigration Legal Society for its second meeting of the semester.

WHEN: Thursday, October 27 at 1PM
WHERE: Room 501

With the 2016 Presidential Election fast approaching, it is important that we are all informed voters. Immigration law attorney, author, and professor, Amir Farzaneh, will speak on the upcoming election. He will discuss each presidential candidates’ immigration platforms and their respective legal ramifications in general and in Immigration Law practice.

Amir Farzaneh


Amir Farzaneh is an accomplished immigration attorney with 20+ years of experience in immigration law. He is also the founder of Farzaneh Law Firm, PC, and has become an immigration law authority.

This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff.

Food will be provided!

Murrah Student Association Guest Speaker: John Kluge

John Kluge is a graduate of OCU Law and serves in the Office of the General Counsel for National Nuclear Security Administration.

He previously served for nine years as an Attorney/Advisor in the Department of Homeland Security, and for nine years in the Army JAG Corps. He has significant experience in the areas of national security law, privacy law, military justice and criminal law, law enforcement and immigration, environmental law and emergency response and domestic support for civil authorities.

Please join the Murrah Student Association in welcoming special guest, John Kluge. 1:00 in the Murrah Center.

Texas Legal Society Guest Speaker: ByrdAdatto Law Firm

The Texas Legal Society is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a luncheon with guest speakers tx legal guest speaker 2Jay Reyero and tx legal guest speakerEvie Lalangas

from ByrdAdatto Law Firm

When: TODAY, October 13th at 1pm

Where: Room 509 

ByrdAdatto, PLLC is a business and health care law firm located in Dallas, Texas. With a national presence in health care, ByrdAdatto brings proven, experienced insights to doctors, dentists, and other providers in the health care industry. Jay and Evie’s practice focuses on the representation of business clients, with health care being the core of their practice.

This event is open to the entire student body. Please join us for food from Big Truck Tacos, conversation, and a question/answer forum.

Criminal Law Association Meeting

Please join the Criminal Law Association for its first meeting of the semester. We will be holding elections for SBA Reps and Vicki Behenna of the Innocence Project will be speaking with us about her experiences as a Criminal Law Attorney.

When:Monday, September 26th, 2016, at 1:00 PM

Where:   RM 501

Guest Speaker: Vicki Behenna, Executive Director of the Innocence Project     

Vicki Behenna, a graduate of Oklahoma City University School of Law, spent more than 25 years as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Oklahoma. During her tenure, she tried fraud cases and was responsible for the prosecution of complex public corruption cases. Behenna was selected to participate in the Oklahoma City bombing case against Timothy McVeigh as a special attorney to then U.S. Attorney Janet Reno.

In 2015, Behenna was named Executive Director of the Oklahoma Innocence Project. Her tenacious efforts on behalf of the wrongly convicted give her unique insight into the complex issues in this field and the ability to not only manage the clinic, but also the talent and experience to serve as an advocate in court for the clinic’s clients.

Food will be provided!!!