A New Beginning - Baylor Law Participates in ‘Moana’-Themed Adoption Day
On Friday, November 19th, 14 new families were legally formed and 20 former foster children were finally adopted into their new families. For the fourteenth straight year, Baylor Law faculty, staff, and students joined with members of the McLennan County Department of Families and Child Protective Services and the judiciary to celebrate McLennan County’s Adoption Day. . . Full Story
Baylor Law Honors Our Military Members on Veterans Day
Baylor Law is always immensely proud of our veterans and service members throughout the year, but on Veterans Day, we publicly honor our military students and celebrate those who have dedicated their time and talents to protect and defend our Constitutional Republic and freedom across the globe.
Baylor Law currently has 17 active, reserve, and veteran members of four different branches of the U.S. and Texas militaries. . . Full Story
Retired Army Officer and Baylor Lawyer Craig A. McNeil Shares His Insight on How to Become a Judge Advocate General
Baylor Law students had a unique opportunity to hear from Major Craig A. McNeil, JD ’97, on his military service, how to become a Judge Advocate General (JAG), the differences between the military and civilian justice systems, and the daily life of a JAG.
The Texas Bar Foundation Has Awarded Baylor Law a Grant to Implement Robust Mental Health & Wellness Initiatives
The Texas Bar Foundation recently awarded Baylor Law a grant of $6,500 to implement comprehensive and consistent mental health and wellness programming at the Law School. With assistance from the Texas Bar Foundation, under the banner of ‘Mind, Body, and Spirit,’ Baylor Law will execute a multi-faceted program to better support the mental health and wellness of its students. . . Full Story
Baylor Law Hosts Luncheon Focused on the Success of Women in the Legal Profession
Hosted by a distinguished group of Baylor Law female faculty and alumnae, the “Off the Record” luncheon provided 3L Baylor Law students with insights to what it takes for women to succeed in the legal profession. . . More Photos
Baylor Law Veterans Clinic Recognizes Two Waco Attorneys for Their Pro Bono Service to Central Texas Veterans
On Friday, November 5th, Baylor Law’s Veterans Clinic honored Waco attorneys Gavin Lane, JD ’16, and Darren Obenoskey, JD ’90, with its Advocate of the Year Awards. The annual awards are given to volunteer attorneys who go above and beyond in pro bono legal service to Central Texas veterans and their spouses in the past year. . . Full Story
Baylor Law Students Get Unique Access to Federal Judges During Judicial Clerkship Reception
Baylor Law’s Annual Judicial Clerkship Reception is attended by judges from the federal bench and provides a unique opportunity for current Baylor Law students to interact and network with judges and their clerks. Special thanks to Judges Andrew Hanen, Ed Kinkeade, Amos Mazzant, Nicole Mitchell, and Chris Steger. . . More Photos
Baylor Law's 2021 Fall Commencement
Congratulations to the Baylor Law graduates who officially became Baylor Lawyers during the 2021 Fall Commencement ceremony. Dean Brad Toben presided over the ceremony and conferred the degrees and Cristina Marie Vargas addressed the graduates as the highest-ranking student. Professor Matthew Cordon delivered an inspiring address and Dean Toben, Associate Dean Patricia Wilson, and Senior Assistant Dean Angela Cruseturner presented the diplomas. Professors Luke Meier and Rory Ryan hooded the graduates.
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