Austin Dam is a native of Arlington, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, earning a Bachelor of Science with majors in biology and psychology. While at Nebraska, Austin worked as a teaching assistant in the biology department and as a health representative at the University Health Center.
Austin received his J.D., cum laude from Baylor Law School in May 2020. While at Baylor Law, Austin was part of Baylor’s Intellectual Property clinic where he assisted members of the public with patent and trademark issues. Austin competed for Baylor Law School in the 2018 Burton D. Wechsler National First Amendment Moot Court Competition, 2019 ABA Labor Law Mock Trial Competition, and the 2020 USPTO Patent Drafting Competition. Austin achieved the Intellectual Property Special Distinction while at Baylor Law and received the Bruster & Langston Intellectual Property Award. Austin believes that his experience as a student in Baylor Law’s Practice Court program was one of the most formative experiences in his life and is thrilled to be a part of the Practice Court program.
Austin enjoys running, reading, baking, watching sports, and following Nebraska and Baylor athletics.