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Practical Training

In addition to internship, externship, and clinic opportunities, TU Law offers all students practical training opportunities to supplement their coursework.

Richard B. Risk Practicum

The Richard B. Risk Practicum Series

The annual Richard B. Risk endowed practicum series focuses on a variety of subjects, including settlement planning. The endowment allows members of the legal profession who have established themselves as experts in their fields to make presentations for students and young alumni at the College of Law. TU Law offers one hour of CLE credit per session for the legal community at no charge.
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Judge Eagan Criminal Defense Practicum

The Honorable Claire V. Eagan, Chief Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma, offers a Federal Criminal Defense Practicum in each spring. The practicum is a 10-week program and is held during lunch at the Page Belcher Federal Building in Tulsa. Judge Eagan or another instructor associated with the federal courts leads each session. Students receive practical instruction on federal criminal practice and have the opportunity to interact with an incredible group of practitioners and experts.

Basic Mediation and Family Relations Mediation Training

TU College of Law facilitates this six-day Basic Mediation and Family Relations Mediation Training (FRMT) in conjunction with the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Students and recent graduates who attend FRMT become certified mediators in Oklahoma and agree to mediate family relations cases and small claims cases in the Tulsa county courts. TU College of Law is the only law school in the state to host the FRMT for students.

Tulsa Lawyers for Children Training

Tulsa Lawyers for Children, Inc. (TLC) recruits, trains, and assists volunteer attorneys who represent children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and who are subjects of deprived cases in the Tulsa County Juvenile Court. TLC volunteers include litigators and family lawyers along with corporate attorneys, former judges, former general counsels of large public companies, patent and trademark attorneys, law school professors, and many others who bring their experience, talent, and dedication to assist in these confidential juvenile proceedings. TU Law students attend the same training as attorney volunteers and then volunteer as legal assistants to assist TLC attorneys on their cases. Students are provided the chance to learn the intricacies of this system while providing valuable volunteer service.