Rocket Docket | April 2020

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April 2020
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Congratulations to the Baylor Law Spring 2020 graduating class!

They've made it through PC, Serrathons, and even a global pandemic in their final quarter! While we won't be able to celebrate commencement with them in person for a while - we're grateful that technology will allow us to celebrate this milestone online.

Visit the Baylor Law website on Saturday, May 2nd & celebrate with us!

Baylor Law Again Claims Highest Bar Exam Pass Rate on February Bar Exam

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The February 2020 bar exam results for the state of Texas have been released and Baylor Law students have again claimed the top pass rate among Texas' ten law schools for first-time test takers. The Texas Bar exam is given twice each year and Baylor Law has an unparalleled record of success - ranking #1 on 26 of the 39 bar exams since 2001. . . Full Story

Baylor Lawyer Charlie Ginn Named Chair-Elect of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors

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Baylor Lawyer Charlie Ginn, JD '13, has been named the chair-elect of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors. He will take office in June 2020 and serve as board chair until June 2021. . . Full Story

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Whether you're looking for a summer clerk or full-time attorney, someone experienced or right out of school, the Baylor Law Career Development Office stands ready to assist you. You can post a job on our website or contact the Career Development Office at or 254.710.1210 to discuss your specific need. Hire a Baylor Lawyer today!

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 a future issue of Rocket Docket.

Lucy Forbes Lucy Forbes, JD '98, of The Forbes Firm, PLLC in Houston, is a candidate for State Bar of Texas District Director, Position 4, in Harris County. Voting is now open and ends on May 29. Additional information is available here.

Taylor Williams, JD '06, is leading new offices for Langley & Banack, Inc. in Kerrville and Fredericksburg. Williams' practice focuses primarily on representing clients in complex trust, estate and fiduciary litigation matters, as well as complex commercial and real estate litigation. He also has extensive experience in construction and personal injury litigation. As part of his Hill Country practice, Williams has a broad range of experience handling estate planning, probate administration, real estate and corporate matters.
Lanny Begley, JD '11, of Knapp and Associates in Fort Worth, Texas, was named a Criminal Law Super Lawyer for 2020.
Kimberly Knapp, JD '12, of Knapp and Associates in Fort Worth, was named a Criminal Law Super Lawyer for 2020.
Chris Mahfouz, JD '14, joined Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, Aziz & Stoger in Houston. His current practice focuses on a wide range of personal injury matters. He is active in the legal community and is a former Vice President and Treasurer of the Jefferson County Bar Association.
In Memoriam
Alfred William Walker, JD '50, Full Obituary
Hon. Carlton B. Dodson, JD '56, Full Obituary
Holloway J. Martin, Jr., JD '59, Full Obituary
Louis Dowling Francis, JD '62, Full Obituary
David Benjamin McCall III, JD '72, Full Obituary
Glen John Ivan Kramer, JD '75, Full Obituary
Alan Michael "Mike" Ferrill, JD '80, Full Obituary
June 2020

June 25, 2020
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hilton Anatole
2201 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

October 2020

October 24, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Morrison Constitution Hall Lawn
Waco, TX 76706

October 24, 2020
Time TBD
Baylor Law
Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center
1114 S. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76706

There are many more upcoming alumni events! Visit the Baylor Law Alumni Association Events webpage for a full list of upcoming Baylor Law alumni events.
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