Licensed Legal Internship

Program Information

The Licensed Legal Internship Program was established by the Oklahoma Supreme Court to allow law students and recent graduates the opportunity to obtain courtroom experience under the supervision of a licensed attorney. See the LLI program rules and regulations (PDF).

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email Debra Jenkins or call her at 405-416-7042.

If you are a new supervising attorney, please see our Supervising Attorney Welcome Letter.

Upcoming Swearing-in Date

Thursday, April 25, 2024, 2:00 p.m.

April Deadline: All documentation is required by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2024.  This deadline is applicable to anyone that plans to take the oath in April as scheduled or at another location.

Applicants will receive notification confirming eligibility to take the oath.

NOTE:  The applicant must have an approved supervising attorney at the time the oath is taken.

Location: Oklahoma Judicial Center, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK  73105

Law School Program Information

2023-24 LLI Exam Dates

Oklahoma City University
October 13, 2023
January 12, 2024
March 8, 2024
May 14, 2024

University of Oklahoma
October 19, 2023
January 18, 2024
March 14, 2024
May 23, 2024

University of Tulsa
October 13, 2023
January 19, 2024
March 8, 2024
May 17, 2024

For information regarding time, location, and application deadline contact your law school administrator.


Original forms and applicable fees can be mailed to Oklahoma Bar Association Legal Internship Program, P.O. Box 53036, Oklahoma City, OK 73152. You may also deliver in person to the Oklahoma Bar Center, 1901 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City. Law students must also submit a copy of all forms to the legal internship contact at their university.

  1. Law Student Application (PDF)
  2. Supervising Attorney (PDF)
  3. Change in Supervising Attorney (PDF)
  4. Law Graduate Application (PDF)
  5. Law Graduate Reinstatement Application (PDF)

Character and Fitness Requirements

Academic Applicants

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation fingerprint-based Criminal History Report to include violent and sex offender searches.  Allow 4 weeks for processing.


Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners Law Student Registration

Licensed Legal Intern/Graduate Applicants

Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners Law Student Registration

The NCBE character and fitness report is extensive and can take months for completion. The completed NCBE report must be approved by the Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners to meet LLI eligibility requirements.