December 2019

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.

Mark S. Knapp, JD '72

Mark S. Knapp, a Waco lawyer and military veteran, was honored with the Baylor Law Veterans Clinic Advocate of the Year award for 2019.

Todd Boykin, JD '90

Todd Boykin, a partner in the law firm of Burdett Morgan Williamson & Boykin LLP in Amarillo, was named president of the Red River Authority of Texas Board of Directors by Governor Greg Abbott. The Red River Authority provides for the control, conservation and development of the watershed and water of the Red River and its Texas tributaries.

Craig R. Bennett, JD '95

Craig R. Bennett joined the Austin office of Jackson Walker LLP as senior counsel in the environmental and regulatory section, bringing 18 years of experience as a Master Administrative Law Judge with the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings. He has taught Texas Administrative Law at the University of Texas School of Law since 2007.

Joshua Benn, JD '98

Joshua Benn was elected to serve on the College Station ISD Board of Trustees.

William "Butch" Hulse, JD '99

William "Butch" Hulse is the new General Counsel and Secretary of MiMedx Group, Inc., an industry leader in advanced wound care and an emerging therapeutic biologics company.

Kathleen Tanner Beduze, JD '08

Kathleen Tanner Beduze was named a Shareholder with Crain Caton & James in Houston. She focuses her practice on fiduciary litigation, estate and probate administration, and general civil litigation. Kathleen has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Star (Thomson Reuters) and Top Lawyers in Houston (H-Texas Magazine) for 2016-2019.

Anna Rebecca "Becca" Skupin, JD '15

Anna Rebecca "Becca" Skupin has joined the Sherman office of Siebman, Forrest, Burg & Smith.

Timothy Pullin, JD '16

Timothy Pullin has been promoted to associate attorney at Wallace Saunders in Overland Park, Kansas.