Jim Roth

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law
Jim Roth
(405) 208-5440

Animal Law
Renewable Energy Law

B.A., Kansas State University
J.D., Oklahoma City University School of Law

Office Hours:
By appointment only.

Dean Emeritus Roth served as the thirteenth dean of Oklahoma City University School of Law. Dean Emeritus Roth is an alumnus of OCU Law, earning his Juris Doctor degree in 1994. He also holds graduate certificates from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, the United States Air War College’s National Security Forum at Maxwell Air Force Base, and the Institute of Public Utilities at Michigan State University.

Dean Emeritus Roth also serves as a director of Phillips Murrah law firm, where he provides leadership to the firm’s Natural Resources Department and Chairs the Clean Energy Practice Group. In addition, Dean Emeritus Roth serves as President of A New Energy, LLC, an energy consultancy specializing in energy policy and energy developments throughout the region and United States, representing regional and national energy companies and Foundations.

He served as an Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner, by Appointment of Governor Brad Henry and prior to that appointment was elected to consecutive four-year terms as Oklahoma County Commissioner. He is a member of the Oklahoma, Kansas, and American Bar Associations and is a Past-President of the National Association of Civil County Attorneys.