Baylor Law Students Shine on Texas Bar Exam
Once again, Baylor Law has the highest state bar exam passage rate in Texas. Results of the July 2018 Texas Bar exam show that 89 out of 96 first-time test takers from Baylor Law passed the bar exam, a 92.71% pass rate. In the State of Texas, the overall passage rate among law school students who took the bar exam in July for the first time was 77.87%. . . Full Story
July Bar Exam Trifecta – Baylor Law Grads Receive Top Three Scores
Baylor Law students frequently have had the top pass rate on the Texas Bar Exam, but in what is believed to be a first, the top three individual scorers of the July 2018 Bar exam are Baylor Law graduates. . . Full Story
Baylor Lawyer Tycha Kimbrough Honored by Texas Access to Justice Commission for her Pro Bono Work While at Baylor Law
Tycha Kimbrough (center) accepts the Texas Access to Justice Commission's Law Student Pro Bono Award from commission executive director Trish McAllister (left) and Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman.
(Photo by Eric Quitugua)
The Texas Access to Justice Commission has selected recent Baylor Law graduate Tychanika "Tycha" Kimbrough, JD '18, as its annual Law Student Pro Bono Award recipient. The award honors a student whose pro bono work has made a significant impact on the community and enhanced the delivery of quality legal services to Texas' underserved communities. Tycha was recognized for this exemplary honor at the State Bar of Texas' New Lawyer Induction Ceremony in Austin. . . Full Story
Third Annual Judicial Reception Caps Clerkship Weekend at Baylor Law
Baylor Law hosted the Third Annual Judicial Clerkship Reception as part of its "Judicial Clerkship Weekend." The event, which is attended each year by judges from the Federal Bench in Texas, serves as a way to thank them for their important support in hiring and mentoring Baylor Law students and graduates as judicial law clerks and interns. . . Full Story and More Photos
Baylor Law Ranks Fifth in the Nation as a Best Value Private Law School
Baylor Law ranked fifth in the nation as a Best Value Private Law School and earned an A- rating in the most recent edition of preLaw magazine, a legal education publication of The National Jurist. . . Full Story
Baylor Law's 2018 Fall Commencement
Congratulations to the Baylor Law graduates who officially became Baylor Lawyers during the 2018 Fall Commencement ceremony. Dean Brad Toben presided over the ceremony and Acting Vice Provost for Administration and Dean of the Baylor University School of Music, Dr. Gary Mortenson conferred the degrees. Professor Liz Fraley delivered the commencement address and Judge Vik Deivanayagam and Professor Jerry Powell hooded the graduates. Grace Lonie gave the invocation and John Haydon addressed the class as the highest-ranking student.
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and watch the entire ceremony here.
Congratulations to our newest Baylor Lawyers!
Highest Ranking Student
John Ross Haydon
Asha Monet Brown
William Carroll Gray
Michael Mann Hartnett
John Ross Haydon
Grace Mae Lonie
Evans Louise Miller
Katherine Frances Oncken
Kush Chuni Sunder Patel
Taylor Jenifer Roblyer
Andre Teresa Sei
Hailee Brina Zeichner Yip
Baylor Lawyers Honored by Veterans Clinic
Baylor Law Veterans Clinic honorees Janette Baldwin and Garrett Beach with Dean Brad Toben and the Veterans Clinic Executive Director Professor Bridget Fuselier and Director Josh Borderud.
Local attorneys Janette Baldwin, JD '89, and Garrett Beach, JD '16, were honored as the Baylor Law Veterans Clinic Advocates of the Year for 2018 at the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association luncheon Nov. 9 in the press box of McLane Stadium. . . Full Story
Baylor Law Celebrates 1,000 Veterans Served Through Its Monthly Legal Advice Clinics
Since 2012, Baylor Law has worked to close the access-to-justice gap among those who have served our nation. Baylor Law is proud to announce it has assisted over 1,000 veterans and their spouses through its free, monthly Veterans Clinics. . . Full Story
The Paper Chase Legal Writing Competition Winners Announced
Baylor Law is pleased to announce the winners of 2018's The Paper Chase Legal Writing Competition, the premier legal writing contest in Texas, with $7,000 in cash prizes and state bragging rights up for grabs. The scores of the Texas Young Lawyer Association judges pronounced this year's winner Kamran Anwar of UNT Dallas College of Law. . . Full Story
Save-the-date for 2019's Spring On-Campus Interview program, taking place March 1, 4-5. Regardless of whether you attend in person, via Skype, or just collect resumes, there are exceptional Baylor Law students and graduates ready to meet your needs.
For more information, contact the Baylor Law
Career Development Office at BaylorLawJobs@baylor.edu.
Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you!