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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.

Bestselling Author John Grisham to Close the 2020 Vision for Leadership Conference at Baylor Law Sep. 15, 2020 Bestselling author, John Grisham, author of A Time to Kill, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, and a broad array of other perennial best-selling books, will be interviewed by noted attorney and author Talmage Boston during the final session of the week-long Vision for Leadership Conference at Baylor Law. The conversational style interview on Thursday, September 17th at 3pm (CDT), will focus upon the imperative for lawyers to lead in the many venues in which they live and work. Baylor Law’s ‘Vision for Leadership Conference’ Receives Approval for 8.5 Hours of MCLE Credit (including 4.5 Hours of Ethics Credit) Aug. 28, 2020 One of only a handful of law schools in the country with an intense Leadership Development Program and leader in the nascent movement of Leadership Development in legal education, Baylor Law will host the 2020 Vision for Leadership Conference September 14 – 17. The free, all-virtual conference has been approved for 8.5 hours of MCLE Credit (4.5 Hours for Ethics) Baylor Law Welcomes 2020 Fall Starters Aug. 27, 2020 Classes are underway for the 90 members of the Fall 2020 entering class. They hail from 19 different states and countries and studied at 55 different undergraduate institutions. Angela Cruseturner (JD ’02), Has Been Named the 2020 Young Baylor Lawyer of the Year Aug. 24, 2020 Angela Cruseturner (JD ’02), Assistant Dean of Career Development at Baylor Law, was honored as the 2020 Young Baylor Lawyer of the Year at a private ceremony. Under Angela’s direction, Baylor Law’s Career Development Office has posted record employment statistics for recent graduates, and the Professional Development Program has been recognized as one of the premier professional formation programs in the nation.

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