Panel of Female Judges to Speak at OU Law on their Journey to the Bench

September 29, 2017

Three judges will visit with students at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, sharing their experiences as women in the judiciary and advising students on judicial careers.

The “Women in the Judiciary” panel discussion will feature Judge Diane S. Sykes, 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; Chief Judge Janice Loyd, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma; and Judge Cindy Truong, District Judge, Oklahoma County District Court.

The discussion, which is set for Thursday, Oct. 5, in the OU College of Law’s Dick Bell Courtroom, is organized by the OU Law Student Divisions of the Federal Bar Association and the Federalist Society. Guests are asked to arrive at the courtroom by 11:45 a.m.

“We are honored to host these outstanding judges at OU Law,” said Julie Hunter, president of the Federal Bar Association’s OU Law Student Division. “Their perspective on the legal profession will be valuable to all who attend.”

For reservations, more information or accommodations, please email Hunter at julie.e.hunter-1@ou.edu.

Founded in 1909, the OU College of Law is Oklahoma’s premier law school. OU Law offers small sections and class sizes that encourage a strong sense of community; accomplished faculty with international expertise; and a state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest technology. The OU College of Law is the academic home of more than 500 students enrolled in the juris doctor program, the John B. Turner Master of Laws Program, the master of legal studies program and various dual degree programs. For more information about OU Law, visit law.ou.edu.

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