Rocket Docket | July 2020

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July 2020
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Director of Advocacy Programs Robert Little and Professor of Law Pat Wilson Elected to Leadership Roles in Newly Created National Association of Legal Advocacy Educators

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Baylor Law's Director of Advocacy Programs, Robert Little, JD '05, has been elected to serve as Treasurer on the Executive Board for the newly created National Association of Legal Advocacy Educators (NALAE). In addition, Professor of Law Pat Wilson has been elected to serve as the Regional Representative for Region 10. . . Full Story


Director of Clinical Programs, Josh Borderud to Receive American Inns of Court Sandra Day O'Connor Award at the United States Supreme Court

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Baylor Law alumni and Director of Clinical Programs, Joshua G. (Josh) Borderud, JD '09, has been selected to receive the prestigious Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Professional Service from the American Inns of Court. The Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Professional Service is awarded each year to honor an American Inn of Court member in practice for ten or fewer years for excellence in public interest or pro bono activities. . . Full Story


Baylor Lawyer Harper Estes Honored by Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas

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The Texas State Bar Litigation Section has awarded Baylor Lawyer Harper Estes, JD '79, the Luther (Luke) H. Soules III Award. The award is presented annually to an attorney who "embodies excellence in the practice of law and exemplary service to the Bar through outstanding professionalism and community impact". . . Full Story


Andrew Guthrie Receives Young Lawyer Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association

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Baylor Lawyer Andrew W. Guthrie, JD '11, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Rosner & Rosner Young Lawyers Professionalism Award by the American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Professional Responsibility. . . Full Story


Baylor Law Mourns the Passing of Former FBI Director William S. Sessions

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Baylor Lawyer William Steele Sessions, LL.B. '56, former director of the FBI, was laid to rest in a private ceremony on Thursday, June 25, 2020. He passed away peacefully in San Antonio, Texas, on June 12, 2020. . . Full Story


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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 law_alumni@baylor.edu for inclusion in a future issue of Rocket Docket.

David C. Kent, JD '78, with Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Dallas, received a Presidential Citation for his service to the State Bar of Texas from State Bar President Randy Sorrels at the meeting of the SBOT Board of Directors in June.

Harper Estes, JD '79, has been awarded the Luther (Luke) H. Soules III Award by the Texas State Bar Litigation Section.
Robert Little, JD '05, Baylor Law's Director of Advocacy Programs, has been elected to serve as Treasurer on the Executive Board for the newly created National Association of Legal Advocacy Educators (NALAE).
David Lovell, JD '08, joins the business and entertainment law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP in Dallas, to expand its intellectual property and corporate legal expertise. David's practice focuses on patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.
Joshua G. Borderud, JD '09, has been selected to receive the prestigious Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Professional Service from the American Inns of Court. The Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Professional Service is awarded each year to honor an American Inn of Court member in practice for ten or fewer years for excellence in public interest or pro bono activities.
C. Tyler Atkinson, JD '10, was recently appointed as the Presiding Judge for the City of Denton in Texas.
Andrew W. Guthrie, JD '11, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Rosner & Rosner Young Lawyers Professionalism Award by the American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Professional Responsibility.
Steven A. Lopez, JD '12, has joined the personal injury litigation practice, Hill Law Firm in San Antonio.
In Memoriam
Col. James B. Adams, JD '49, Full Obituary
Hugh Edward McGee, Jr., JD '53, Full Obituary
Lee Jasper Brookshire, Jr. JD '65, Full Obituary
C. Vernon Hartline, Jr., JD '73, Full Obituary
Arthur G. Enos, JD '75, Full Obituary
Linda McMillen, JD '80, Full Obituary
Larry Boyd, JD '82, Full Obituary
Col. Thomas Hugh Roe, JD '85, Full Obituary

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