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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.

The September LLI swearing-in ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2022.  The oath will be given at the Oklahoma Judicial Center, Supreme Court Hearing Room.

Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and submit any outstanding forms/documents by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 9, in order to take the oath this month.

Law School Program Information

Forms

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)
  6. Law Graduate Supervising Attorney (PDF)
  7. Law Graduate Change in Supervising Attorney (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.

OR

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.