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Lyn Fenwick (JD ’75) was the graduation speaker at Macksville High School in Macksville, Kansas. She is the author of Should the Children Pray? A Historical, Judicial and Political Examination of Public School Prayer.


Tresi Moore Weeks (JD ’87) has joined the Disability Rights Texas (DRTx) board of directors. She also is chairperson of the DRTx Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Advisory Council. She has served on the PAIMI Council for four years. Weeks is an attorney and founder of the Weeks Law Firm, PLLC in Plano, where she assists clients with estate planning, special needs planning, probate, and guardianship.


Matthew Matheny (JD ’03) has been named to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process, which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Matheny, a non-equity partner at Provost Umphrey, is board certified in personal injury trial law. Matheny primarily handles personal injury cases, and he currently serves as primary counsel in the NFL concussion litigation on behalf of the firm.


Seth E. Burt (JD ’14) has joined the firm of Kelly Hart & Hallman as an associate in the energy/oil & gas practice group. He was senior technical editor of the Baylor Law Review.

The following Baylor Lawyer has been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers 2014 by Thomson Reuters:

  • Ryan L. Thompson (JD ’04), Watts | Guerra LLP

The following Baylor Lawyer has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide:

  • Ken Stohner (JD ’75), Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Texas), Jackson Walker L.L.P.

If you have been recognized on a Best Lawyers list or have any professional news to share, please email Janet Perez for inclusion in the next issue of Rocket Docket.

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