Oklahoma City University School of Law: Come to Learn. Learn to Lead.
By Lee Peoples and Bob Burke -- $28.95
For many decades, Oklahoma City School of Law has served as the capital city’s law school and its alumni is a “who’s who” in Oklahoma’s history. Within the last decade, the School of Law has played a vital role in helping Oklahoma City reach its full potential with its return to downtown Oklahoma City. In making the original Oklahoma City High School building its new home, the School of Law did not just breathe new life into an old building, it is contributing to the economy and energy of the city’s core. Those attending the School of Law have access to the latest technology, state-of-the-art educational amenities, the most extensive collections, and the best professors in their chosen field—all made possible by the generosity of their fellow Oklahomans.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the School of Law’s new home has a rich history in its own right. Designed by Solomon Andrew Layton, one of Oklahoma’s most celebrated architects, the structure was home to Oklahoma City’s first high school. Opening in 1910, it graduated classes of Oklahoma students through 1968 before becoming home to several prominent corporations, including Southwestern Bell Telephone and Oklahoma Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Company, and served as the command center following the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995.
With the Oklahoma City University School of Law now calling it home, this historic structure nestled in the downtown of Oklahoma’s capital city has returned to educating and preparing the leaders of tomorrow.