Baylor University Law School will hold its summer commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, in Jones Concert Hall at the Glennis McCrary Music Building on the Baylor campus. The Honorable Ed Kinkeade, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Texas will serve as keynote speaker.
Bill Thompson, a third-year Baylor law student who will graduate in August, was named the Baylor Law School's latest Top Gun on Monday, May 23. Thompson won the intrascholastic Bob and Karen Wortham mini-trial competition and took home the "Mad Dog," an 18-inch bronze statuette of Matt "Mad Dog" Dawson, the legendary Baylor Law professor who started the tradition of mini-trial competitions during his tenure as director of Baylor Law's Practice Court Program.
Shannon Sedgwick Davis, JD '00, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year award. Sedgwick Davis is CEO the Bridgeway Foundation, the charitable-giving arm of Bridgeway Capital Management, Inc.