Meet The Faculty & Staff
Every month we feature some of the faculty and staff members here at Baylor Law School.
Larry Bates Law Professor
Professor Larry Bates joined the Baylor Law School faculty after almost nine years in practice as a corporate bankruptcy specialist with the Dallas law firm Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P. While in practice, he represented clients in some of the largest bankruptcy reorganization cases in the United States, including Zales Jewelers, National Gypsum, Federated Department Stores, Circle-K Stores, Southmark, The Western Company, Metro Express Airlines, Texas American Bancshares, and First City Texas Bancorp. He also represented clients in pro bono cases involving prisoners' rights and the death penalty. Professor Bates teaches Contracts and Commercial Law, including International and Domestic Sales Law and Secured Transactions. He is also faculty advisor to the Baylor Law Review and coaches Baylor's interscholastic moot court teams. He is a member of the American Bar Association committee responsible for overseeing the ABA's National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Find out more about Professor Bates.
Monica Wright Office Manager, Career Development Office
Monica Wright has worked for Baylor University since April 1997 and joined the Career Development Office in May 2001. She manages the day-to-day operations of the Career Development Office. She handles the logistics of Baylor Law's on-campus interview programs, off-campus job fairs, job postings and reciprocity requests. She assists the students and the director by providing administrative support to the Career Development Office and responds to students, prospective students, alumni, and employer inquiries about the services and programs of the Career Development Office. In January 2011, Wright received an Outstanding Staff Award from Baylor University. Find out more about Wright.
Terri Kroll Assistant Faculty Office Manager/Business Manager
Terri Kroll joined the Baylor Law team in the summer of 2008 as the assistant office manager in the faculty suite. She also is the business manager for the Baylor Law Review. She handles subscriptions for the Law Review and does various administrative tasks for the faculty. Kroll focuses on assisting the faculty and students in any way she can to help them meet their goals and deadlines. Find out more about Kroll.