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FA LL 13 Trial By Fire Practice Court Program Five Directors, Five Eras of Baylor Laws PLUS TOP GUN 2013 BAYLOR ACADEMY AT ST ANDREWS COMPETITION TEAMS

A LEGACY OF GREATNESS BECAUSE ALL BAYLOR LAW STUDENTS DESERVE IT Find out how you can contribute to Baylor Law Schools endowed and annually funded scholarships. Contact Susan Wommack, Director of Deve

V O LU M E 1 2 1 Fal l 1 3 B AY LO R U N I V E R S I T Y S C H O O L O F L AW M A G A Z I N E BAYLOR LAW SCHOOLS VAUNTED PRACTICE COURT PROGRAM HAS EVOLVED AND EXCELLED FOR MORE THAN 90 YEARS 6 T

Docket Call is published by the Baylor University School of Law for its alumni, faculty, staff, students, supporters, and friends. A Message from Dean Toben MATT DAWSON. THATS MY ANSWER WHEN A BAYLOR

Aargh Fast forward Matt became one of my mentors, along with the Godfather David Guinn and the late Dean Angus McSwain. I owe them so much. I would never have found my way into teaching or back to Ba

BAYLOR LAW SCHOOLS VAUNTED PRACTICE COURT PROGRAM HAS EVOLVED AND EXCELLED FOR MORE THAN YEARS 90

WHO WAS YOUR PC PROFESSOR While alumni at other law schools bond over what year they graduated, Baylor Lawyers are linked sometimes over generations by their Practice Court experience. Since 1946, t

I N 1943, WITH WORLD WAR II RAGING, BAYLOR LAW SCHOOL SHUT ITS DOORS FOR THE DURATION. When the Law School reopened in 1946, a large number of veterans enrolled, requiring several instructors to teac

Baylor Law School describes its Practice Court Program as one of the most rigorous in the nation. Most Baylor Law graduates believe that they undoubtedly had the most intimidating and irascible Practi

B AYLOR LAW SCHOOL DID NOT HAVE A FULLTIME MEMBER OF THE FACULTY SERVE AS PRACTICE COURT INSTRUCTOR UNTIL 1971, when Wilson passed away and was replaced by the man who would become known to generatio

Although I have a number of memories in Practice Court with Professor Dawson, one that happened about 12 years after we graduated occurred on a soccer field in Henderson, Texas. I was coaching my eigh

Evidence was offered in the second year and PC was in the third year, Powell said. We never really liked that because its hard for somebody to learn evidence without actually trying a case. The proble

B ILL UNDERWOODS TENURE AS PC DIRECTOR WAS BRIEF COMPARED TO THOSE OF HIS PREDECESSORS. Of course, his predecessors were never tasked as interim presidents of Baylor University. Underwood served as B

FTER UNDERWOOD DEPARTED TO BECOME INTERIM PRESIDENT OF BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, POWELL WAS NAMED PC DIRECTOR and brought aboard Jim Wren as a fulltime instructor. Jeremy Counseller joined the faculty in 200

During minitrial 3, a car accident case involving faulty seat belts, the professor assigned to our courtroom was Professor Powell. After having Professor Powell during minitrial 2, which involved many

Taking Advocacy on the High Road HUGGING THE EASTERN COAST OF SCOTLAND AND OVERLOOKING THE TUMULTUOUS NORTH SEA STANDS THE THIRDOLDEST UNIVERSITY IN THE ENGLISHSPEAKING WORLD THE UNIVERSITY OF ST AN

Visiting faculty also taught at the Academy, including Robert Little Jr. JD 05 from the law firm Naman, Howell, Smith Lee, PLLC Elizabeth Fraley JD 88 from the law firm Fraley Fraley Dan Tilly JD 05

BAYLOR LAW SCHOOL FIELDS INCREASING NUMBER OF ADVOCACY COMPETITION TEAMS In law school circles, winning the Triple Crown in mock trial competition is more rare than winning the Triple Crown in horse r

From left to right, Dean Brad Toben with the team that won the 2012 Elliott Cup Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, Hunter Oliver JD 13, Morgan Harkins JD 13, and Travis Cox JD 13. the American Bar

Outgunning the Competition Baylor Law students, especially those in the Practice Court program, are accustomed to having their abilities pushed often further than they ever dreamed possible. In June,

COMPETING IN THIS YEARS TOP GUN WERE John Paul Cedillo District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. He gave the competitors a true taste of what it would be like to appear in federal court, at o

ST U D E N T N OTE S TYLA State Moot Court Competition BAYLOR LAW TOPS TEXAS BAR EXAM RESULTS AGAIN JORT REFORM WINS SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Congratulations to Jacqueline Hamer and Faith Johnson for ad

S N A P S H OT 31 ENROLLED PROFILE OF THE SUMMER 2013 ENTERING CLASS FEMALES GENDER MALES MEDIAN LSAT .....................................................158 25 LSAT ............................

A LU M N I O B I T UA R I E S Charles Thurmond Cole JD 73, 63, passed away at his home in Dallas on March 29, 2013. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in 1971 and JD from Bayl

FAC U LT Y N OTE S Professor Elizabeth Beth Miller was chosen to receive the 2013 Martin I. Lubaroff Award. The Martin I. Lubaroff is awarded by the Committee on LLCs, Partnership and Unincorporated E

Chair, Editorial Board of Publications of the LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association Member, Business Organizations Code

Graduation Day BAYLOR LAW SCHOOLS SPRING 2013 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY took place May 4 at Waco Hall. Congratulations Baylor Lawyers 27 D O C KET C A LL FA LL 1 3

BAYLOR LAWYERS IN FORT WORTH HELD A SPECIAL RECEPTION FEATURING A FORUM WITH JUDGE KEN STARR AND DEAN BRAD TOBEN. JUNE18 28 D O C KET C A LL FA LL 1 3 Fort Worth Baylor Lawyers

JUNE 20 THE BAYLOR LAW ALUMNI RECEPTION IN DALLAS WAS HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE STATE BAR OF TEXAS ANNUAL MEETING. Alumni Reception

BACK IN TI M E As any Baylor Lawyer can attest, Practice Court can get rather heated. This 1949 photo of a Practice Court class was taken in the old Law School Annex. Seated on the bench is the late

HIRE BAYLOR Baylor Lawyers are supremely prepared to serve you and your clients from day one. Hire a Baylor Lawyer today and discover how they are. . . PRACTICE READY. For more information, contact D

SCHOOL OF LAW One Bear Place 97288 Waco, TX 767987288 Established in 1857, Baylor Law School is ranked third in the nation for advocacy by U.S. News and World Report. Every year, Baylor Law students

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