WCI Texas (formerly Waco Construction Inc.) has won an Outstanding Construction Award from the Texas Building Branch of Associated General Contractors of America for the company's work on the new Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center at Baylor University.
Julie A. Springer, an attorney with the Austin law firm of Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P. and a 1987 Baylor law graduate, was honored June 12 as the 2003 Baylor University Young Lawyer of the Year. She received the award from Dean Brad Toben at the annual reception of the Baylor Law Alumni Association, held in Houston during the Texas State Bar Convention.
Respected Dallas attorney James "Blackie" Holmes tackled professionalism within the legal profession in a recent speech at Baylor Law School, telling his audience of more than 100 attorneys, "the problem is with us, and it is up to us to slay the dragon."
Chief Justice John T. Boyd of Amarillo, a former member of the Baylor University Board of Regents, has been named the recipient of the 2003 Samuel Pessarra Outstanding Jurist Award from the Texas Bar Foundation.