Rocket Docket | July 2016

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July 2016
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Baylor Law Alumni Association Recognizes and Thanks Sustaining Lifetime & Lifetime Members

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We extend our gratitude to our alumni who have paid their Baylor Law Alumni Association dues. Your continued support of the Alumni Association is invaluable. View the current Sustaining Lifetime, Lifetime Members, and Sustaining Fellows here.

Please click here to conveniently pay your alumni dues online. The Baylor Law Alumni Association's (BLAA) fiscal year is September 1 to August 31. Dues received by August 31, 2016 will be credited to the 2015-2016 BLAA year.

Baylor Law School Hosts Panel in Washington, D.C., on Encryption and National Security

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Baylor Law School, in conjunction with Baylor University's Washington, D.C. initiative, hosts a panel discussion on how encryption impacts national security concerns. . . Full Story and podcast

Celebration of Decades of Leadership
Kicking off the 7th Annual Baylor Law Alumni Weekend

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Friday, October 21

Baylor Law Silver Anniversary Celebration
Dinner and dancing at the Baylor Club

Cut loose on the dance floor and celebrate significant leadership
milestones of our beloved Baylor Law deans, faculty, and staff.

Faculty and staff who have served at Baylor Law
for 25 years or longer:

Dean Brad Toben 25 years as dean, 33 years at Baylor Law
Dean Leah Jackson Teague 25 years as associate dean, 27 years at Baylor Law
Professor David Guinn 50 years
Professor Mike Morrison 39 years
Professor Tom Featherston 34 years
Professor David Swenson 34 years
Professor Ron Beal 33 years
Professor Mike Rogers 32 years
Professor Gerald Powell 30 years
Professor Brian Serr 30 years
Professor Beth Miller 25 years
Registrar Jerri Cunningham 25 years

Saturday, October 22

Breakfast and CLE
at the Law School

Burgers & Blue Bell
at the Home of Leah and Ted Teague

Stay for ethics hours and a glimpse into the future and
conclude the weekend with a burger.

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As we prepare for a Baylor Law School celebration during Alumni Weekend this October 21-22, we want your favorite memories and pictures of our faculty and staff who have served at the Law School for 25 years or longer! Send us your favorite memories and photos by September 1. Please don't send the original unless we can keep it!

E-mail memories and photos to or mail to Baylor Law School, Attn: Berkley Knas, One Bear Place #97288, Waco, Texas 76798.

Time Running Out to Register for August On-Campus Interviews

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Register today to participate in Fall On-Campus Interviews, taking place August 12-19 and October 3-7. Time is short as students begin applying July 28th! Regardless of the session or whether you attend in person, via Skype or just collect resumes, there are exceptional Baylor students and graduates ready to meet your needs. To register or for more information, click here, email or call 254.710.1210. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you this fall!

Want to be a mentor?
How about helping a student navigate Practice Court this fall/winter? If you want to sign up or just learn more, please contact Daniel Hare in the Career Development Office. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, August 10th.

Do You Have New Contact Information?
Recently Moved Jobs or Residences?
Send us your new contact information so we can stay in touch with you!

You may e-mail your updated contact information to or update your information through our
online alumni directory.

Alumni NOTES
Alumni Notes are published based on the information we receive from our alumni.
If you have been recognized or have other professional news to share, please e-mail, for inclusion in the next issue of Rocket Docket.

Holloway Martin (JD '60) of Mexia recently "hung up his spurs" in June of 2016, ending 56 years of practicing law. Holloway graduated from Baylor Law School in 1960 and was County & District Attorney in Limestone County from 1961 to 1969. . . Read More
Holland Sullivan (JD '04) was recruited away from his investment banking work at Griffin Securities in NY by a former banking client, a serial entrepreneur based in Atlanta. Additionally, Sullivan won the 40,000-member Association of Corporate Counsel’s “2016 Best Solo Counsel” award for his work as both General Counsel and Head of Corporate Development.
Ann Ratnayake (JD '09) was selected to serve as the co-chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section Criminal Procedure & Evidence Committee for the 2016-2017 bar year.
In Memoriam
Robert Joseph "Joe" Meador (JD '63) Full Obituary
August 9, 2016

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Market Square Tower
300 Milam Street, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77002

September 7, 2016

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
JW Marriott
23808 Resort Pkwy
San Antonio, Texas 78261

September 22, 2016

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Savrick Schumann Johnson McGarr Kaminski & Shirley, L.L.P.
The Overlook at Gaines Ranch
4330 Gaines Ranch Loop, Suite 150
Austin, Texas 78735

September 26, 2016

Hosted by Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP
Doors open at 6:05 p.m.
Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
Globe Life Park
1000 Ballpark Way #400
Arlington, TX 76011

September 27

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Nix Patterson & Roach, LLP
Advancial Building
1845 Woodall Rodgers Fwy.
Suite 1050
Dallas, TX 75201

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254.710.8375 |

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