The Edmond Sun

October 28, 2013

Notable: Someone to know (10-29)

Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — Vicki Zemp Behenna is one of seven outstanding alumni to be honored by the Oklahoma City University Alumni Association during Homecoming weekend festivities in November. The Distinguished Alumni awards dinner will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the University Center.

Behenna has been a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Oklahoma for the past 25 years. She has extensive experience in prosecuting bank fraud, mail fraud, health care fraud and public corruption cases, and is currently the district’s health care coordinator. Behenna was selected to represent the government and her native Oklahoma in the prosecution of the Oklahoma City bombing case against Timothy James McVeigh.

She is past president of the Oklahoma City Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Oklahoma Association of Women Lawyers, and is an adjunct professor at Oklahoma City University School of Law. She has received numerous awards and has been the featured speaker for many organizations in and outside of Oklahoma.

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