Lee Roy West

Personal

Birthday: 
1929
Birthplace: 
Clayton, OK
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant, 1952-1956; active duty, 1952-1954
Private practice, Ada, Oklahoma, 1956-1961, 1963-1965
Faculty, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1961-1962
Ford Foundation fellow in law teaching, Harvard Law School, 1962-1963
Judge, Oklahoma District Court, Twenty-Second Judicial District, 1965-1973
Special justice, Supreme Court of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals, 1965-1973
Member, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1973-1978; acting chairman, 1977
Private practice, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1978-1979

Education

Name of School: 
University of Oklahoma
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1952
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oklahoma
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1952
Name of School - Third: 

University of Oklahoma College of Law

Our faculty, staff and administration are deeply committed to ensuring that each one of our students experience success in law school and beyond. All objective signs over the last decade affirm that success, as statistically 95-100% of those who matriculate will graduate, pass the bar examination on their first attempt, and find jobs in the field of their choice. In short, although our admission standards are very high, we do everything possible to help our students succeed.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1956
Name of School - Fourth: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Fourth: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1963

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Court Name: 

Oklahoma Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/26/1994
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