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Attorney at University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The University of Oklahoma's Office of Legal Counsel has an opening for an attorney (0-5 years) to fill the role of Attorney on the Norman campus. Candidates should have impeccable legal research and writing skills, and experience coordinating large projects with multiple stakeholders. The successful candidate must have an active Oklahoma bar license or be eligible for admission to the Oklahoma bar within 6 months of hire. Experience with employment and real estate law preferred.

Required Education: Juris Doctorate (JD) from an American Bar Association (ABA) law school, AND: 

  • 12 months of legal experience.


  • Ability to speak, read and write clear, concise English

  • Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information

  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines

  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff

  • Must have impeccable legal research and writing skills

  • Must be self-motivated and exhibit strict adherence to professional and ethical behavior

  • Exceptional skills in accurately presenting factual and legal theories and arguments

  • Advanced computer skills with wide knowledge of Microsoft Office and Word and familiarity with discovery management software and Westlaw

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Must be proactive and able to assist the management, delegation, and coordination of tasks, as needed

  • Must be able to read and interpret policy as well as State and Federal regulations

  • Composition and proofreading skills


  • License to practice law in Oklahoma and be in good standing


  • Admission to United States District Courts for the Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma or able to be admitted in each within 30

  • Admission or eligible for admission in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and the 10th Circuit of Appeals within six (6) months of hire

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit

Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

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