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Support TU Law

How you can help support The TU College of Law

The Annual Fund

Over the last 90 years, The University of Tulsa College of Law has provided thousands of students from Oklahoma and across the country with the opportunity to receive an outstanding legal education and pursue successful careers. Today, graduates of TU Law serve as local, state, and federal judges, elected officials, top defense attorneys and prosecutors, successful attorneys at many prominent law firms, and leaders in an array of industries. TU Law’s alumni also serve low-income people and work for non-profit organizations as public interest lawyers.

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Today, TU Law is ranked among the top 100 law schools in the United States. The College of Law is widely recognized for its rigorous academic programs, its outstanding faculty, and its high graduate employment rates. TU Law students benefit from generous financial aid, small class sizes, and cutting-edge experiential and clinical legal education programs that will ensure they succeed in their careers.

The College of Law’s Annual Fund: Why your support matters

A key factor in the College of Law’s ability to maintain and enhance its stature as one of the nation’s top law schools is the Annual Fund. Your annual and unrestricted contributions to this fund give Dean Lyn Entzeroth the essential flexibility to provide financial resources when and where they are needed most each year at TU Law. The Annual Fund allows the Dean to offer crucial funding for the College’s academic priorities, address the most pressing needs for faculty and students, and take advantage of new opportunities as they arise each year.

The Annual Fund provides resources for the law faculty’s professional development and enables law students to participate in public interest law programs, pro-bono projects, and national legal competitions. In addition, your gift to the Annual Fund enables the College to expand diversity among the faculty and students, host public lectures on major legal issues, and strengthen alumni relations programs.

Just as important, your continuing support for the Annual Fund reflects the TU Law community’s shared commitment to the College and its tradition of providing students with a transformative educational experience.

Please express your support today for The University of Tulsa College of Law by making a generous contribution to the Annual Fund. You can make your donation online or contact Elizabeth Burden, Director of Development at TU Law, at elizabeth-burden@utulsa.edu or by phone at 918-631-2462.

Thank you for contributing to the Annual Fund.


Dean’s Circle

Members of the Dean’s Circle have demonstrated their strong commitment to the mission and advancement of TU College of Law and its students. Your support as a Dean’s Circle member will help ensure that each TU law student leaves campus prepared, committed to serve, and passionate about the law.

As a member of the Dean’s Circle, you will receive special invitations to upcoming events, including informative seminars, lectures and exclusive receptions.

The requirements for this elite group are simple: Be a vocal advocate for The University of Tulsa College of Law in your community and continue to support the law school with a gift of at least the minimum amount of your alumni status below:

Graduates from 0-4 years – $250 or more
Graduates from 5-9 years – $500 or more
Graduates of 10+ years – $1,000 or more

Any gift of at least $2,500 is recognized as a University Challenger in addition to the Dean’s Circle membership.

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Partners in Legal Education Program

The Partners in Legal Education Program provides several sponsorship opportunities for law firms and corporate partners.  The Partners Programs are built on the foundation of outstanding curriculum.

Partners Program Foundations & Opportunities:

Excellence in Scholarship
Law firm/corporate scholarships
Support TU Law students by establishing a scholarship in the name of you, your firm or family.
Endowed scholarship funds start at $25,000 or more. Three-year commitments are strongly encouraged.
Sponsorship levels: named scholarship levels $25,000 and up

Experiential Learning
Donor choices include support for externship programs, scholarships and moot court competitions, international law exchange programs, and the Tulsa Law Review and the Energy Law Journal. Sponsorship levels: $5,000 and up

Unparalleled Expertise
Donor choices include supporting scholarships, symposiums and programs for the Sustainable Energy and Resources Law (SERL) program,  the Masters of Jurisprudence in Energy Law (MJEL), the Native American Law Center (NALC), an LLM in Indian Law, and the Worcester Sovereignty Project.
Sponsorships levels:  $5,000 and up

Commitment to Humanity
Donor choices include support for the Boesche Legal Clinic and the Lobeck Taylor Family Advocacy Clinic
Sponsorship Levels: $5,000 and up


Scholarships

TU College of Law is grateful for the financial support and commitment to legal education from alumni and friends through their establishment of scholarships.  For many students, attending law school would not be possible without scholarship support.

Active Endowed Scholarships
Active Non-Endowed Scholarships


Law Firm Challenge

The Law Firm Challenge gives TU College of Law alumni a unique opportunity to make a difference in the life of the law school and reconnect with fellow alumni in a fun and challenging way. Law firms that employ multiple TU Law alumni are invited to participate by designating a challenge representative. Each representative will encourage their firm’s TU Law alumni employees to make annual fund gifts to the school with a goal of achieving 100% giving participation.

Firms that reach the 100% giving challenge will be recognized on the TU College of Law website, in the annual report, and on designated signage in the school’s Professional Development Office.  Read more


For more information about any of these programs, please contact Elizabeth Burden, Director of Development, at 918-631-2462 or elizabeth-burden@utulsa.edu.

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