Baylor Law School Alumna To Speak In Chapel-Forum Feb. 21

Feb. 15, 2000

Baylor University will host Baylor Law School alumna Rhonda Harmon in Chapel-Forum at 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, in Waco Hall.

Harmon, a Waco native and 1981 graduate of Richfield High School, was the first woman from McLennan County to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where she graduated in the top 10 percent of her class. She graduated from the Baylor School of Law in 1992.

After graduation, she clerked for 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Sam D. Johnson in Austin. She served five years in the U.S. Army's military intelligence branch and received the Army Commendation Medal. She also has received the Award for Excellence from the National Fair Housing Alliance and the Service Above Self Award. She was named the 1992 Baylor School of Law Outstanding Student and was a finalist for the 1999 U.S. Trial Lawyer of the Year honor.

Harmon joined the Mezzullo & McCandish law firm in Richmond, Va., in 1995. As a litigation specialist she helped win a $100 million economic discrimination lawsuit against the nation's fourth largest insurance company.

For more information, contact the office of the dean of the chapel at 710-3517.

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