The legal profession has a tradition of general practice, with practitioners handling diverse legal matters.
Generalists often work in small firms or solo. Whether in small towns or larger urban areas, many lawyers engage in general practice. OU Law's general practitioner concentration offers the essential skills and knowledge for a thriving career in the field of law.


Whether you envision a future as a general practitioner or are unsure of your career path, diversify your course selection during your time at OU Law. This approach ensures you acquire the knowledge required to counsel clients with diverse needs and cultivate skills for client satisfaction. 

Areas-Specific Menu Courses Electives & Seminars Experiential & Other Courses
Business Associations or Corporations (only one of these courses may be taken by any student)
Conflict of Laws
Family Law
Federal Courts
Real Estate Transactions
Wills and Trusts
Criminal Procedure; Adjudication
Employment Law Seminar
Federal Indian Law
Individual Income Tax
Intellectual Property Survey
International Law Foundations
Oil and Gas Law
Unincorporated Business Entities
Advanced Legal Research
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Civil Clinic
Criminal Clinic
Interdisciplinary Training in Child Abuse & Neglect
Intermediate Legal Writing: Introduction to Non-litigation Drafting
Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation
Litigation Skills

Meet the Faculty

Learn from experienced faculty whose broad knowledge ensures a well-balanced education in law.

Katheleen Guzman

Dean and Director of the Law Center, Fenelon Boesche Chair in Law, MAPCO/Williams Presidential Professor

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