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Charles Adams, JD

Charles Adams, JD
Professor of Law
College of Law
918-631-2437 College of Law Room F NO


MBA – University of California at Berkeley MA – University of California-Santa Barbara JD – University of California-Berkeley BA – University of California-Santa Barbara


Professor Adams received a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1976. He also has an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.A. and B.A. in physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He joined the faculty of the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1979, and he teaches civil procedure, evidence, intellectual property, and federal courts. He is the reporter for three committees appointed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals that draft Oklahoma Uniform Jury Instructions for civil, criminal, and juvenile cases.

Research Interests

Has published books on Oklahoma Civil Procedure and law review articles on topics involving civil procedure and intellectual property.

Teaching Interests

Civil Procedure
Intellectual Property
Federal Courts


Courses Taught

  • Civil Procedure I
  • Evidence

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Upper Class Teaching Award
  • Golden Gavel Award
  • Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Outstanding Teaching Award
  • Golden Rule Award
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year Award
  • Elected to American Law Institute