Sydney Bale Attorney
Sydney received her Juris Doctor with distinction in 2022 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While attending OU, she competed on multiple mock trial and moot court teams, winning Third Place Best Petitioner Brief at the Billings, Exum, & Frye Moot Court Competition and Outstanding Trial Brief at the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. She was also Articles Editor and Media Editor for the Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Law Review Journal at OU Law. The article she prepared for candidacy on the law review journal was selected for publication. Her article discussed the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund, and its impact on Clean Water Act jurisprudence and statutory interpretation. She also was a member of Phi Delta Phi Honor Society, Organization for the Advancement of Women in Law, and the Victim Advocacy Program.
Prior to law school, she worked at Fraley & Fraley LLP in Dallas, Texas, as a legal intern specializing in medical malpractice defense. She received her B.A. in Political Science from San Diego State University in 2017 with a minor in Sociology and a certificate in Public Law.
In her spare time, Sydney enjoys traveling; she studied at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England, for a semester in undergrad and has been to over 20 countries—her favorites being Hungary, Estonia, and Croatia.
- University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma, J.D. with Distinction, Special Certification in Litigation, 2022
- San Diego State University, B.A. Political Science, Minor in Sociology, Certificate in Public Law, 2017.
- State Bar of Texas
Distinctions & Certifications
- Juris Doctor with Distinction; J.D. Certificate in Litigation; B.A. Certificate in Public Law
- Phi Delta Phi Honor Society
Publications & Speeches
- Sydney Bale, County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund and its Impact on Clean Water Act Jurisprudence, 7 Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy J. 551 (2022), https://digitalcommons.law.ou.edu/onej/vol7/iss3/4.