Looper to Speak on Criminal Appellate Litigation at SWOSU Law Day Program

Jared Aden Looper 

Jared Aden Looper, assistant attorney general for the state of Oklahoma, will be guest speaker at the annual SWOSU Social Sciences Department Law Day program being held this Monday, April 12, on the Weatherford campus.

Looper will speak at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom. Admission is free, and the public is invited. The focus of Looper's talk will be "Criminal Appellate Litigation."

Looper, a SWOSU graduate, represents the State of Oklahoma before the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all federal district courts in Oklahoma. Prior to his service as an assistant attorney general, Looper practiced civil litigation and performed regulatory compliance work for a Fortune 500 energy company.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (with a minor in music) from SWOSU in 2003 and earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University in 2006. At SWOSU, Looper participated in numerous extracurricular activities including the Political Science Student Association, Model United Nations, the Southwestern Wind Ensemble, Southwestern Singers, Southwestern Chamber Choir, and the Pride of the Great Southwest Marching Band.

At Vanderbilt, he was a member of the Federalist Society, the Law and Business Society, "Headnotes," and the Christian Legal Society. In addition to his law degree, Looper earned a Certificate in Law and Business from the Law and Business Program taught jointly by professors of Vanderbilt University Law School and the Vanderbilt University School of Business.

For more information about Monday's event, contact the Social Sciences Department at 580.774.3292.