Why Baylor Law?
Located in Waco, Texas, on the banks of the Brazos River, Baylor Law is, by choice, one of the smallest law schools in the nation.
Since 1857, Baylor Law’s unique program has combined theory with practice throughout the curriculum, all while cultivating a deep commitment to service and social responsibility.
Baylor Law is known for equipping students with the problem-solving techniques, practical, hands-on lawyering skills, and character development essential for success in the workplace and in life.
It’s the unwavering dedication to professional excellence that propels Baylor Lawyers to excel in courtrooms, boardrooms, and communities all over the world.
Student competitors representing fourteen of the best transactional law programs in the country have been selected for Baylor Law’s eighth annual The Closer Transactional Law Competition. Set for MLK Weekend, January, 2024.
Baylor Law announces the launch of its Family Law Clinic, set to begin operation in fall 2024. This clinic aims to provide vital support to pro se litigants in navigating the complexities of family law cases, focusing on divorce and matters affecting parent-child relationships. Created with financial assistance from the Texas Bar Foundation, the clinic will address the increasing trend of self-representation among divorce litigants, especially those facing literacy and language barriers.
The Baylor Law Veterans Clinic proudly announces the 2023 Advocate of the Year Awards, recognizing exceptional commitment and dedication to serving the legal needs of Central Texas veterans. This year’s honorees are Dan MacLemore, partner at Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, PLLC, and Hailee Yip (JD ’18), Associate at West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry.
Baylor Law’s mock trial team won the 2023 Tournament of Champions (TOC), the second time Baylor Law has won this prestigious competition. The Baylor Law team of Gage Jones, Varun Reddy, Vivian Noyd, and Greta Andersen competed against 15 other national teams from top law schools, including Georgetown, NYU, California Berkeley, and UCLA.
“ Arguably the best training ground for practical lawyering in the nation.
— Princeton Review”
With a growing percentage of legal work now focused on corporate, commercial, business, and fiduciary matters, transactional practices have gained prominence. Baylor’s fully integrated Transactional Program prepares students for all types of positions within transactional areas of practice.
Our renowned Trial Advocacy program is recognized by judges, practicing attorneys, and law professors for producing lawyers of unparalleled quality, preparedness, and integrity. Ranked 2nd in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the Advocacy program consistently eclipses the country’s most prestigious law schools, finishing in the top five every year since 2010.