Katheleen Guzman joined the law faculty in 1993, serving as Associate Director of
the Law Center and Associate Dean of Academics from 2003-2006. She has taught property,
wills and trusts, advanced trusts, Indian land titles, land use, and real estate
transactions, and writes in related areas. 

Guzman graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law, where she served as
articles editor for the Arkansas Law Review and received the Outstanding Law Student
Award from the National Association of Women Lawyers. Before joining the OU Faculty, she
worked as a litigation associate from the Philadelphia firm of Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish,
and Kauffman. She has been a visiting professor of law at Villanova. 

Guzman currently works on an Oklahoma wills and trusts treatise with Professor Mark
Gillett, with whom she co-authored Gillett, Guzman and Bruns, Fiduciary Accounting:
Principles, Modern Applications, Illustrations (ALI-ABA 2010). She has written a variety
of articles on the intersections between property, culture, and law, most recently
exploring the sociolegal parameters of testamentary intent. A member of the Pennsylvania,
Tennessee, and Arkansas Bars, she has written for numerous section publications and has
lectured nationally to students preparing to sit for the bar examination. 

In 2008, Guzman received the University of Oklahoma Merrick Foundation Teaching Award.
She was named the MAPCO/Williams Presidential Professor in 2000 and the Orpha and Maurice
Merrill Professor of Law in 2009. She currently serves as an Associate Special Justice on
the Cheyenne & Arapaho Supreme Court. 


Fiduciary Accounting : Principles, Modern Applications, Illustrations (with Mark Gillett and Kelly Bruns) (2010)


Intents and Purposes, University of Kansas Law Review (2011)


Managing Assets: The Oklahoma Uniform Principal and Income Act (with Mark R. Gillett), Oklahoma Law Review (2003)


Releasing the Expectancy, Arizona State Law Journal (2002)


Clothes for the Emperor, Oklahoma Law Review (2001)