Marianne Auld (JD '88) has been elected as the new Managing Partner of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP effective January 1, 2017. She succeeds Dee Kelly Jr who stepped down from the post at the end of 2016. Mr. Kelly has served as the firm's Managing Partner since 2006.
According to data compiled by Drexel University Law Professor Daniel M. Filler, Baylor Law's graduating class of 2015 ranks 15th nationally in full-time non-law school funded long term J.D.-required or J.D.-advantage employment. Yale Law School is ranked #18.
The ATJ Law School Commitment to Service Award recognizes a law school that has most distinguished itself by actively educating its students about access to justice issues through clinics, public interest programs, student organizations, and other initiatives.
Although Baylor Law School has a well-established history of leadership pertaining to litigation, Baylor Lawyers also make a strong showing in leadership roles in REPTL. Of the eight council seats for the terms starting in 2015 and 2016, three are Baylor Lawyers.
Congratulations to the champions and finalist of Baylor Law's inaugural The Closer National Transactional Law Competition! Alexia Boggs from the University of Mississippi School of Law and Bobby Bramhall from the University of Tennessee College of Law were crowned champions. Katie Stevens from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Parker Steel from the University of Colorado Law School were finalists. Thanks to all of the competitors as well as the sponsors and judges who helped make The Closer an outstanding success! #CloseTheDeal#TransactionalLaw#BaylorLawTheCloser