Baylor Law to Host People's Law School Feb. 9
Free and open to the public, the People's Law School offers a half-day curriculum featuring volunteer attorneys and legal experts who teach courses designed to educate members of the community about their legal rights and to make the law “user friendly.” Established and organized in 2005 by Professor Pat Wilson, the People's Law School has become an annual event for the benefit of the Central Texas community.
In addition to courses on topics such as elder law, wills and estate planning, family law, veterans' rights, and traffic stops, new courses this year include: Birthright Citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment, The Mueller Report: What's Next?, The Criminal Justice System and Plea Bargains, and Understanding Gun Trusts and Other Gun Regulations. . . Full Course List and Registration
The Nation's Best Transactional Law Students Compete at Baylor Law's The Closer
Rajdeep Roger Bains of the University of San Diego School of Law and Westford Lang of the University of Colorado Law School are this year's winners of The Closer, the most challenging transactional law competition in the country. Finalists for this year's competition were John Adgent of the University of Tennessee College of Law and Roy Smith of the University of Mississippi School of Law. John Kyed of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law was chosen by his fellow competitors as the winner of the Professionalism Award. . . Full Story
Join Baylor Law and LEAD Counsel for the 3rd Annual Making a Difference Conference
The theme of the third annual Making a Difference Conference is "Rising Up Against Injustice" and aims to inspire and equip attendees to become servant leaders and to put their own passions into practice.
Richard Muñoz, Assistant General Counsel for Buckner International, will address the importance of advocating for vulnerable populations followed by a panel discussion on challenging racial disparities moderated by Michelle Simpson Tuegel, Partner, The Simpson Tuegel Law Firm, PLLC and featuring Michael Heiskell,
Senior Attorney, Johnson, Vaughn, & Heiskell, and Mark O'Mara, Founder, O'Mara Law Group.
Breakout sessions with Heiskell, O'Mara, and Tuegel will follow. Refreshments will be provided plus community involvement opportunities will be available.
Baylor law students will receive two dual professional and leadership development credits for attending the full conference.
This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 3 credit hours of which 2 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit. . . RSVP HERE
Baylor Law's Executive LL.M. Candidates Complete Intensive On-Campus Session
Baylor Law's Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management is the first LL.M. program that innovatively combines flexible online and in-person learning to allow working attorneys to continue practice while earning their advanced degree. Three times during the program, candidates engage in weeklong, intensive, on-campus sessions at the award-winning Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center at Baylor Law.
These sessions feature extensive personal interaction with leading litigation counsel from across the nation. During these intensive periods, students dive deeply into cutting edge strategy, work collaboratively with other candidates, faculty, and mentors, and hone their strategic skills. . . More Photos
Baylor Lawyer Advances in NBC's Titan Games
Congratulations to Baylor Lawyer Derik Scott, JD '13, who advanced to NBC's Titan Games Championships and will compete in the season finale. Did Practice Court help prepare him for the intensity of the Titan Games? . . . Watch Video
Register to participate in 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. Student bidding begins February 4.
To register or for more information, click here,
email BaylorLawJobs@baylor.edu, or call Baylor Law's
Career Development Office at 254.710.1210.
Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you!