Competition organizers have announced the law schools that will compete November 8-10 in 12th annual National Civil Trial Competition. Baylor Law School is one of only 16 law schools selected to compete in the competition in Los Angeles.
Cindy Tisdale (JD '95) of Granbury was elected chair of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas. She took office in June during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in Dallas. She will serve as chair until June 2014.
Baylor University is mourning the passing of distinguished public servant, alumnus and former University trustee Jack E. Hightower, BA '49, LLB '51. The former State Representative, State Senator, U.S. Congressman and Texas Supreme Court Justice died Aug. 3 in Austin following a long illness. He was 86.