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.
On Thursday, January 31, Baylor Law announced that Nabutsingso Hoshut of the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law has been declared the champion of the latest edition of The Paper Chase, Baylor Law’s acclaimed legal writing competition for Texas law school students.
The People’s Law School provides a unique opportunity for Central Texans to gain insights into the fundamental aspects of the law in an engaging and informative manner, all at no cost. Attendees can choose from twenty different ‘classes,’ each designed to shed light on various legal issues and make the law more accessible.
In January, Baylor Law welcomed students from the premier transactional law programs to compete in the eighth edition of the country’s most rigorous transactional law competition: The Closer. Clark Barlowe of the University of Oregon School of Law and Kevin Escalona of the University of Tennessee College of Law emerged victorious in this year’s intense competition.
David Wills has a passion for generosity and eternity. When describing the relationship between the two, Wills recalled words of a Baptist hymn: “The world is not my home, I’m just a-passing through.”
“ 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 third 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 yearly since 2010.