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Jason Aamodt, JD

Jason Aamodt, JD
Assistant Dean of Online Legal Education
College of Law
918-631-3051 College of Law


JD – University of Tulsa College of Law BS – State University of New York at Plattsburgh


Jason Aamodt teaches International Environmental Law and Water Law. Aamodt is published in numerous journals. He is the founding member of the Indian and Environmental Law Center, a mid-western law firm specializing in water rights, land damages, Indian law, and toxic tort litigation. Among notable cases, the Tenth Circuit created a new cause of action while overruling the dismissal of one of Mr. Aamodt’s Indian trust accounting cases. Mr. Aamodt obtained certification of the first geographically defined toxic tort class in Oklahoma. The National Law Journal Ranked one of Aamodt’s jury verdicts as one of the top-100 verdicts in the United States in 2013.


  • Using Appropriate Sustainable Energy Technologies (ASETS) To Promote Access To Energy For The Other Third, in International Handbook of Energy and Poverty (forthcoming) (with Lakshman D. Guruswamy & Blake Feamster).

  • Of the People: NELPI, the Tribes and TU, The University of Tulsa Magazine, 1998, at 3.

  • Tom Casten, Turning Off the Heat (invited book review), Tulsa World:, May 9, 1999.

  • Sources of Environmental Liability in Natural Gas Exploration and Production, Gas Research Institute (1999) (invited, funded research).

  • Occurring Radioactive Materials: Human Health & Regulation, 36 Public Land and Resources Law Digest 11 (1999).

  • Lakshman D. Guruswamy et al., International Environmental Law and World Order (West 2d ed. 1999) (assisted with revision).

  • Tar Creek, Tribal Environmental Jurisdiction and Natural Resource Restoration of Tribal Lands, Proceedings of The Oklahoma Sovereignty Symposium 1 (2000).

Awards & Honors

  • Oralist Award
  • CALI Execellence Award for European Union Law