Lee Peoples

Lee Peoples, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is the Frederick Charles Hicks Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Library and Technology at Oklahoma City University School of Law. People’s served as interim dean of the school in 2017 - 2018. He earned his Bachelors of Arts. Masters of Library and Information Science and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Oklahoma. He serves as Clinical Professor for the Norick Municipal Law Research Clinic and teaches Oklahoma Legal Research for Practice. Professor People’s research and scholarship is focused on the intersection of Law and Technology, Negligence Law, Library Construction and Space Planning, and Comparative Law. He has published articles, books, and book chapters on these topics. He is co-founding editor of the Legal Information and Technology Journal and an editorial board member of Legal Information Review. Professor People’s has served as President of the Mid-America Law Library Consortium and Mid-America Association of Law Libraries. People's practiced law in Oklahoma City before joining the faculty. He serves on the Oklahoma Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission and his chair of the City of Oklahoma City’s Urban Design commission. He and his wife, Emma, and daughter Amelia live in Oklahoma City.

Hall of Fame Inductee

Lee Peoples
was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in

Recent Publications


OCU Law: Come to Learn. Learn to Lead.

Oklahoma City School of Law has been a vital part of the city's history and development, and its new home is the historic Oklahoma City High School building. Designed by Solomon Andrew Layton, the building has served many purposes over the years, and now it is home to the School of Law, providing students with access to the latest technology and resources. The School of Law is helping to breathe new life into the city's core and preparing the leaders of tomorrow.