Grace E. Dawkins

Grace E. Dawkins was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma and lived near the Oklahoma City metro for most of her life. She attended Rose State College and obtained her Associate degree in Paralegal Studies, the University of Central Oklahoma and obtained her Bachelor degree in Applied Technology Studies with a minor in English, and finally the University of Oklahoma College of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate.

During law school, Grace served as a class mentor to the Class of 2017, held the position of Associate Justice by appointment on OU’s Superior Court, served as the Secretary of the Hispanic Law Student Association, and was a member of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inn of Court.

Grace’s legal experience started as a runner in a personal injury and workers’ compensation law firm and then moved into the position of legal secretary in a workers’ compensation insurance defense firm. During law school, Grace interned with the City Attorney’s Office for the City of Norman, the Oklahoma Senior Law Resource Center, and Holden & Carr. Her experience is primarily civil practice with experience on both the plaintiff and defense sides, and in both private and government service.

Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense
Civil Practice
Health Law/ERISA
Civil Rights Litigation
Indian Law
Automobile Liability
Contract Law
Personal Injury

Honors and Awards

Dean’s Leadership Fellow
Dean’s List
Top Pro-Bono First Year Law Student
Amjur of Constitutional Law

Steven E. Holden

Jacqueline M. Montejano

Drew A. Lagow

Don W. Danz

Rebecca S. Woodward

Eddie L. Carr

Jane R. Cowdery

Shawna L. Landeros

Stuart P. Ashworth

Grace E. Dawkins

Rebekah R. Martin

Karl T. Fisher