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Since long before law schools across the country adopted the term “practice-ready,” Baylor Law’s rigorous program has equipped students with the problem-solving techniques, and practical, hands-on lawyering skills and character development necessary for success in the workplace and in life.

Centrally located in Waco, Texas, in a beautiful facility on the banks of the Brazos River, Baylor Law is by choice one of the smallest law schools in the nation. Since 1857, Baylor Law combines theory with practice throughout the curriculum and cultivates a commitment to service and responsibility in the community.

Our unwavering dedication to professional excellence propels Baylor Lawyers to success in courtrooms, boardrooms, and communities all over the world.

A leading voice in the national conversation for legal education, Baylor Law continues to set the pace as one of the premiere teaching law schools for future practitioners. Check out the latest headlines highlighting Baylor Law, its alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

Baylor Lawyers Judge Vik Deivanayagam, JD '93 and Jason Milam, JD ’13 Honored by Texas Young Lawyers Association Jun. 26, 2020 Judge Vikram ‘Vik’ Deivanayagam, JD ’93, of McLennan County Court at Law in Waco, was honored as the 2020 Outstanding Mentor of the Year and Waco attorney Jason Milam, JD ’13, was also honored as the Young Lawyer of the year from the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA). Baylor Law Welcomes Allen Page, J.D. ’10, as Assistant Professor of Advanced Business Law Jun. 23, 2020 Baylor Law continues to strengthen its business law and transactional programs and welcomes Allen Page, J.D. ’10, as a full-time professor beginning in the Summer 2020 quarter. Professor Page will bring his extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, private equity investments, fund formations, and capital markets transactions to Baylor Law’s advanced business law courses. Baylor Lawyer, Jeanine Novosad Rispoli (JD '11) Wins Texas Young Lawyers Association Election Jun. 17, 2020 Baylor Lawyer Jeanine Novosad Rispoli (JD '11), a family lawyer in Waco, TX, has been elected President-Elect of the Texas Young Lawyers Association (“TYLA”) Simone Leighty of the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law Wins the 2020 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition Jun. 8, 2020 Simone Leighty of the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law was declared the winner of “Top Gun XI,” Baylor Law’s eleventh anniversary edition of the Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition. The 2020 edition of Top Gun was the first mock trial tournament ever to be held live and completely online, making this already unique tournament unprecedented.

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