Darla Jackson


Darla Jackson is a reference librarian and legal research instructor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. She is also adjunct faculty for OU Law’s Graduate International Business Program.

She is a technology enthusiast and was included in the 2019 Class of the Fastcase 50.

Her research interests include the impact of tech on legal research and legal services delivery, access to justice, Native American law, int’l human rights, int’l dispute resolution, and military law.

She is an active member of the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) Law Office Management & Technology and Indian Law Sections. She serves on the OBA Access to Justice, Communications, and Member Services Committees. She is a member of the Chickasaw Nation Bar and Cherokee Nation Bar Associations.

She serves as Chair of the American Association of Law Libraries Computing Services Interest Section and Native Peoples Law Caucus. She also participates in the ABA Law Practice Division and with the Section on Legal Education & Admission to the Bar as a member of site evaluation teams.
She has experience as a judge advocate in the U.S. Air Force, a Practice Management Advisor for the OBA, and as the Director of the University of South Dakota Law Library and the Associate Director of the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

Darla Jackson earned her M.L.I.S., and J.D. degrees from OU. She holds an LL.M. in Int’l Law, a Master of Military Ops, and is enrolled in the OU’s LL.M. in Indigenous Peoples Law.

My Sessions

Next Generation: Practice Management Applications

Columbus AB

Changes in the marketplace are causing lawyers and firms to consider changing their existing practice management software and systems. What features should you look for? With new practice management software providers entering the marketplace all the time, what questions do you need to ask vendors in order to select the correct product? Sponsored by:

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Risk Managed: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Grand Ballroom A

How do you minimize the effects of catastrophic failures of all sizes — from crashed hard drives and lost/stolen devices to a practice gone with the earth, wind or fire of natural disasters? Plan and prepare now and suffer less later. How robust are your electronic and physical records retention systems? Sponsored by:

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