Director Melissa R. Gardner is sharing her expertise with future lawyers, leading a class at Oklahoma City University School of Law for the Spring 2021 semester.
“I’m teaching the Corporations class this semester as an adjunct professor at OCU Law,” Gardner said. “I’m covering all of Corporations, which is a bit intimidating for both the students and myself!
“It’s a pretty important class, as it’s on the bar exam and a required course. It’s been such a joy and a new challenge and a bit like taking the class all over again.”
Gardner is a Director in Phillips Murrah’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group. She represents both privately-owned and public companies in a wide variety of oil and gas matters, including oil and gas title examination, bankruptcy, probate, quiet title and liens.
“Professor Gardner is that perfect combination of qualified expertise on the subject and also a heart for the student experience,” said Jim Roth, Phillips Murrah Director and Dean of OCU Law.
“Teaching for the first time during a pandemic does present unique challenges,” Gardner said. “However, teaching is something I’ve always been interested in, so I’m very grateful to Dean Roth for giving me this opportunity.”