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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

April Merrill has joined Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma

Tulsa Lawyer, April Merrill has joined Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma.  

 Ms. Merrill has a statewide position as the Medical-Legal Partnership Lead Attorney and Resource Development Coordinator.   Her office will be located in Tulsa, where she will provide direct representation to clients at the Medical-Legal Partnership at OU-Tulsa.
Image:  April Merrill and Adrienne Watt
April Merrill and Adrienne Watt, Director of Advocacy

In addition, April will engage in resource development to expand the Medical-Legal Partnership to other Tulsa locations and into other parts of Oklahoma.  April will supervise the new Medical-Legal Partnerships as they are established.  
Ms. Merrill graduated from the University of Tulsa with a degree in Psychology in 2005.  After completing her education at the University of Tulsa College of Law, April became a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association in 2010.  Ms. Merrill has just successfully completed a two-year Senior Fellowship in Child Advocacy at the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.  Prior to this Fellowship, April was a teacher and has significant experience in special education law.