For the second year in a row the Baylor Law School Mock Trial Team won third place at the national finals of the Student Trial Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA). The prestigious competition took place March 11-14 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Judge T. John Ward, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, will be honored by Baylor University Law School as its 2004 Baylor Lawyer of the Year. The award is given annually to an outstanding alumnus who has brought honor and distinction to Baylor Law School and the legal profession.
Baylor University law students celebrated two more impressive performances in major contests in February, including a second moot court competition in Washington, D.C., and a client counseling contest in Dallas.