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2014 Baylor Law Judges' Breakfast

The 11th Annual Baylor Judges’ Breakfast took place September 8 at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth. On hand to address the judges were Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr, Baylor Law School Dean Brad Toben, Associate Dean Leah Jackson Teague and Professor Jim Wren.

Myers and Shanafelt
CDO On-Campus Interviews

The Career Development Office thanks everyone who interviewed a Baylor student or graduate during the most recent On-Campus Interview Session in August, as well as those coming to interview during the next session, Oct. 6-10. The CDO continues to post jobs and host employers for interviews throughout the fall, so please don’t hesitate to contact Monica Wright at or call 254.710.1210 to take advantage of these interview opportunities.

Veterans' Roll Call

Baylor Law School will be honoring all of its Baylor Law Family military members and veterans at a special roll call on Veterans Day. If you would like your name or your spouse’s name on the roll call, please e-mail Jenny Branson with the name, branch of service, and rank. If you submitted a name last year, it will be included again.


Matt Myers (JD ’14) and Amber Shanafelt (JD ’14) were presented with an award at the Austin Baylor Lawyer Network Reception on Sept. 16 for their public interest work while studying at Baylor Law School. Both Myers and Shanafelt were recognized as Public Interest Scholars during their graduation ceremony in May. The reception took place at the offices of Scott, Douglass & McConnico.

Myers and Shanafelt

Upcoming Alumni Networking Events

Congressional Roundtable held in conjunction with the Texas Hunger Summit With Congressman Joaquin Castro

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
The Baylor Club
Free event but RSVP and tickets are required.
Please RSVP to Berkley Knas.

Baylor Law Alumni Weekend

Friday & Saturday, Oct. 10 & 11, 2014
**RSVP and online credit card payment must be received by Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
Refunds will not be given.
Please visit the Alumni Weekend website for more information.

Dallas Baylor Lawyer Network Reception

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
6-7:30 p.m.
K&L Gates
1717 Main St.
Suite 2800

Click here to RSVP.

Baylor Homecoming and Baylor Law School Alumni Breakfast

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
Breakfast and Baylor vs. Kansas Football Game
Time TBA

Austin Baylor Lawyer Network Reception

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
5:30-7 p.m.
Jackson Walker, LLP
100 Congress St.
Suite 1100

Houston Baylor Lawyer Network Reception

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
6-7:30 p.m.
The Hudgins Law Firm
24 Greenway Plaza
Suite 2000

Fort Worth Baylor Lawyer Network Reception

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
5:30-7 p.m.
Whitaker, Chalk, Swindle & Schwartz PLLC
301 Commerce St.
Suite 3500
Fort Worth

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