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Welcome Baylor Lawyers to your Alumni Association. The Baylor Law Alumni Association plays an active role in sponsoring programs and events that benefit our Law School and community of Baylor Lawyers. Get involved today -- we look forward to connecting with you!

How Your Alumni Association Serves the Baylor Law Community
The Baylor Law Alumni Association is a dues-paying organization. The dues revenue pays for the Baylor Law alumni events and programs. Membership dues are invaluable for the continued success of the Baylor Law alumni events and programs. To pay your membership dues, please visit: Baylor Law Alumni Association Dues.

Alumni Events

For many of us, the alumni events are number one on our list of favorite Alumni Association initiatives. It doesn’t get much better than reconnecting with Baylor Lawyers, faculty and friends.

For information on upcoming alumni events, please click here.

To ensure you’re on the invitation list for Baylor Law alumni events, please update your contact information (especially email) on our: Baylor Law Alumni Directory. When updating your information, please make sure the ’Preference’ tab reflects the information you would like shared.

State Bar Annual Meeting

On June 18, 2015, Dean Brad Toben, Dean Leah Jackson Teague, faculty members and Baylor Lawyers will gather in San Antonio at the Baylor Law Alumni Reception held in conjunction with the State Bar Annual Meeting in Austin. At the reception, our Baylor Law Alumni Association Executive Committee as well as provides the annual update of the Baylor Law Alumni Association.

Baylor Law Alumni Weekend

On November 13 and 14, join us for the 6th Annual Baylor Law Alumni Weekend. Events included a Dessert Reception at the home of Judge and Mrs. Ken Starr, the Professor David Guinn Skeet Shoot, Burgers and Blue Bell at the home of Dean and Mrs. Brad Toben, breakfast at the Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, and the Baylor vs. OU football game at McLane Stadium.

Baylor Lawyer of the Year

The Baylor Lawyer of the Year Award is given annually to an outstanding alumnus/a who has brought honor and distinction to the Law School and to the legal profession. Recipients are selected based upon the following criteria: the nominee's legal ability and achievements as a lawyer; the nominee's contributions to the legal profession; the nominee's standing in the profession; the nominee's Christian character; the nominee's civic, religious and other attainments; and the nominee's active interest in Baylor Law School.

The 2015 Baylor Lawyer of the Year is Jerry Clements, JD '81. Jerry was preseneted the prestigious award in recognition of her exceptional career in the law, her lifelong commitment to service, abad her being an exemplat of the aims and ideals of Baylor Law School.

Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year

The Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year is an alumnus/a selected on the same basis as the Baylor Lawyer of the Year, except the recipient must not reach the age 41 before January 1 of the award year. In 2014, the Alumni Association honored Libby King, JD '01 as the Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year.

Homecoming Parade and Breakfast- October 24, 2015

A long-standing tradition of the Baylor Law Alumni Association is to host a Homecoming Reception at the old law school building, Morrison Constitution Hall. Baylor Lawyers and friends are invited to gather on the lawn of Morrison Constitution Hall and enjoyed watching the Homecoming Parade pass down Fifth Street.

Graduation Gifts

As a congratulatory gift to each graduate, the Baylor Law Alumni Association waives the graduate’s Alumni Association dues for the first two years. This allows graduates to automatically become a member of the Baylor Law Alumni Association. President Traci Kenner writes a congratulatory letter to be included in each graduate’s diploma scroll welcoming them to the Baylor Law Alumni Association.

Alumni Association Luncheons at Orientation

For several years, the Alumni Association Executive Committee has hosted a luncheon at each of the new student orientations. Members of the Executive Committee travel to Waco to welcome the entering classes to the legal profession and to our Law School. We look forward to continuing this tradition in 2014-2015.

Alumni Association Scholarship

The Alumni Association has an endowed annual scholarship that provides funds to outstanding students.

Alumni Communications

Baylor Law School publishes two alumni publications’ The Docket Call, our alumni magazine, and The Rocket Docket, our alumni e-newsletter. If you are not receiving these alumni publications, please update your contact information (especially email) on our: Baylor Law Alumni Directory. When updating your information, please make sure the ’Preference’ tab reflects the information you would like shared.

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