Lunch & Learn with Baylor's Law School
Wednesday, April 14 | On Demand Video Premieres at 11 a.m. CDT
Join us for 15 minutes during your lunch break this week to catch up with Baylor Law. Dean Brad Toben shares how Baylor Law is successfully navigating the challenges of the past year in this Overview of the Baylor Law 2021 & Beyond video series launching during Alumni Week. Also, you will not want to miss Professor Gerald Powell’s Special Message to Baylor Law Alumni!
Register for Alumni Week to view the Lunch & Learn with Baylor's Law School.
Alumni Week registration also includes access to the 2021 Baylor Football Spring Preview, the 2021 Alumni Awards Celebration featuring a musical performance by Baylor alumnus Brett James, and much more!
About our Speakers
Brad Toben, Dean and M.C. & Mattie Caston Chair of Law
Brad Toben, Dean and M.C. & Mattie Caston Chair of Law graduated from Baylor Law with the J.D. degree, with honors, in 1977, after completing his B.A., with honors, in political science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He received the LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1981 and then taught at Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis.
He joined the Baylor Law faculty in 1983 and was named as Dean of the Law School in 1991 at the age of 36. He is now the longest serving dean in the nation among the 203 ABA accredited law schools. His academic interests have focused in the areas of commercial law and the relationship of debtors and creditors under state and federal law.
Gerald Powell, Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence
Gerald Powell, Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence, is a native Wacoan. He earned his J.D. from Baylor Law in 1977, and was ranked first in his class. During his time at Baylor Law, he was a member of the national mock trial team and national moot court team, and executive editor of the Baylor Law Review.
He joined the Dallas law firm of Vial, Hamilton, Koch & Knox in 1977, and had an active litigation practice with the firm. He made partner in 1982. In 1986, Professor Powell returned to Baylor Law to teach, and in 1987 he was appointed the Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence Law. Professor Powell also has been named a Master Teacher by Baylor University, the highest honor granted to Baylor faculty members.