- Research & Instructional Services Librarian
B.A., University of Oklahoma, 2013
J.D., University of Oklahoma, 2020
Jacob Black joined the law library as the research and instructional services librarian in 2022. In this role, Jacob provides reference and research services to library patrons. Additionally, Jacob teaches in and provides support for the required first-year legal research course.
Prior to joining the College of Law, Jacob practiced as an associate attorney with private Oklahoma firms working primarily on transactional matters. Jacob also practiced with Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma representing indigent clients in eviction proceedings.
Jacob graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2020, where he was involved as a research assistant for Professor Stephen E. Henderson and on the Oklahoma Law Review as a note and comment editor. In addition, Jacob earned numerous academic awards including the Oklahoma Law Review’s Gene H. & Jo Ann Sharp Law Review Award (Best Note) and the Nathan Scarritt Prize for the highest academic record in his graduating class.
Jacob is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries and the Oklahoma Bar Association.