Elizabeth Barnett LaBauve is an associate attorney in the firm's Oklahoma City office. Her areas of practice include appellate matters and general litigation.
Ms. LaBauve received her Juris Doctor degree with honors in 2006 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she was a William T. Comfort Scholar and served as Managing Editor of the Oklahoma Law Review. While in law school, Ms. LaBauve received the Gene & Jo Ann Sharp Outstanding Comment Award for her law review comment, as well as the academic achievement award for Professional Responsibility and the Pro Bono Service Award. In 2002, Ms. LaBauve graduated summa cum laude and with special distinction from the University of Oklahoma, receiving Bachelor of Arts degrees in Russian and in International and Area Studies. She was named to the Letzeiser Honor List and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Prior to joining Crowe & Dunlevy, Ms. LaBauve served as a law clerk to Judge Jerome A. Holmes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She also served as a law clerk to then-Chief Judge Robin J. Cauthron, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
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- Law Clerk for Hon. Jerome A. Holmes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2008-2009
- Law Clerk for Hon. Robin J. Cauthron, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, 2006-2008
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Federal Bar Association - Oklahoma City Chapter
- Oklahoma County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Contributor to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, by Steven S. Gensler (Thomson/West 3d ed. 2007)
- A Great Writ Reduced: Why the Tenth Circuit's Interpretation of Congressional Intent and Supreme Court Precedent Portends Defeat for State Prisoners Seeking Federal Habeas Corpus Relief, 58 Okla. L. Rev. 469 (2005).
- Sooner Stilettos (Member)