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THE CAREER DEVELOPMENT OFFICE AT BAYLOR LAW

Graduates looking to land the best opportunities and employers looking to recruit the best candidates find that it’s easy to connect through Baylor Law.

Baylor Law’s Career Development Office works with students early in the law school journey, to recognize their strengths, identify their interests, develop a career plan, and take proactive steps to help them land the positions they seek following graduation. Likewise, the CDO works with employers to make the process of identifying top-flight young lawyers simple—with free on-campus interviews, résumé collection based on each firm’s specific needs, and job postings outside of the normal on-Campus interview program.

Baylor Law consistently enjoys one of the highest law school employment rates in the country. Many employers looking for graduates with the skills, poise, and precision to hit the ground running, look to Baylor Law.

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Assistant Dean of Career Development
254.710.3331
Director of Employer Relations
254.710.7617
Career Development Office Manager
254.710.1210

Career Development News

Baylor Law’s Legal Mapmaker 2018 teaches law grads how to start a law firm and reach underserved communities Jun. 28, 2018 Legal Mapmaker is a collaborative program sponsored by every law school in the state of Texas and other organizations designed as an effective solution to this problem. Designed by Baylor Law, Legal Mapmaker is a three-day series of workshops and seminars that instructs lawyers and recent law school graduates how to start their own law firm with overhead that is far less expensive than the norm. Baylor Lawyers: Ready to Practice, Prepared to Lead May 25, 2018 At Baylor Law, we take pride in the fact that so many Baylor Lawyers serve in a vast array of leadership roles in their communities and throughout the legal profession. Baylor Law’s mission statement expresses our “obligation to develop students who have the character, maturity, skills, and values needed to assume leadership positions.” Baylor Law seeks to challenge the status quo of legal education by placing a strong emphasis on training students to care about the well-being of those around them and encouraging service to their communities. Baylor Lawyers are widely known for their willingness to serve as leaders across a broad spectrum of community organizations Baylor Law Ranks #18 in 2017 Law School Graduates Hiring Report May 1, 2018 Law.com has released its analysis of American Bar Association data on graduate employment, and Baylor Law ranks at #18 in the nation, and #1 among all Texas law schools, for full-time employment in what is considered the "gold standard" category of positions requiring a bar license. Baylor Law Ranks in Top Five in Trial Advocacy, #50 Overall in National U.S. News Rankings Mar. 20, 2018 Baylor Law climbed into the Top 50 in the U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Schools" listing for 2019. In the law specialties rankings, Baylor's trial advocacy program is one of the top five programs in the nation.

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