J. Renley Dennis
J. Renley Dennis was raised in Antlers, a small town in Southeast Oklahoma. Renley received a bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal Communications from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2013. He earned his Juris Doctorate and Masters in Native American Studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2017. While in law school, he earned the American Jurisprudence awards for Civil Procedure II and Professional Responsibility, signaling the highest grade in those classes. While in law school, Renley was awarded the Ed & John Shipp Memorial Scholarship his second and third year of law school and the Chahta Foundation Doctorate Scholarship. Upon graduation, Renley was awarded with the Joseph F. Rarick “Just Deserts” Award for 2016-2017. He now serves on the OU College of Law’s Young Alumni Board. A citizen of the Choctaw Nation, Renley continues to study the legal realities of the Native American Nations as well as the other areas of Whitten Burrage’s practice. He has worked for Whitten Burrage since midsummer 2011.