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Judge K. Nicole Mitchell Named the 2021 Young Baylor Lawyer of the Year Oct. 21, 2021 Judge K. Nicole Mitchell (JD, '06), United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, has been named the 2021 Young Baylor Lawyer of the Year. Dean Brad Toben publicly announced Judge Mitchell's honor at the 24th Annual Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference in October. Baylor University Bookstore Will Host Book Signing for Professor Walt Shelton During Homecoming Weekend Oct. 13, 2021 The Baylor University Bookstore will host an in-store book signing event on Friday, October 15th from 4 to 6 pm for visitors to meet and have books signed by Walt Shelton, Adjunct Professor at Baylor Law and one of the most-read faith columnists in Texas. Baylor Law Announces Teams Selected to Compete in The Closer 2022 Transactional Law Competition Oct. 12, 2021 Baylor University School of Law has announced the 14 law schools that will participate in the sixth annual The Closer Transactional Law Competition in January 2022. The Closer is a highly selective competition with invitations extended to law schools whose programming demonstrates a commitment to excellence in practical transactional law training. Baylor Law Professor Leah Teague Appears on EdUp Legal Podcast Oct. 8, 2021 Baylor Law’s Director of Business Law Programs and Leadership Development, Professor Leah Teague, was recently interviewed by Dean Patricia Roberts of St. Mary’s Law School for the EdUp Legal Podcast. The duo discussed Professor Teague’s work in creating a national movement of intentional leadership development in law schools.

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