Baylor Law Ranks #1 in Practical Training Ranking

March 12, 2024

Baylor Law Tops the List of preLaw Magazine’s Best Schools for Practical Training


Cover of Spring 2024 Edition of preLaw Magazine - Baylor Law students in Practice Court
Cover of Spring 2024 Edition of preLaw Magazine

Baylor Law has ranked #1 in preLaw Magazine’s influential Best Schools for Practical Training Honor Roll. Among the 59 law schools nationwide recognized, Baylor Law stood out for its unparalleled commitment to creating practice-ready legal professionals through externships, clinics, and its unrivaled Practice Court program. The magazine emphasizes, “Baylor University School of Law has consistently been a standout in this area in recent years. With its wide range of offerings and its commitment to preparing practice-ready lawyers. Baylor Law School tops the list this year.”

The recognition underscores Baylor Law’s dedication to providing hands-on experiential learning, preparing students to understand legal theory and excel in real-world practice. From day one, students at Baylor Law are immersed in practical experiences that sharpen their advocacy skills, critical thinking, and ethical judgment.

Interim Dean Wilson expressed pride in the achievement, emphasizing that it reflects the tireless efforts of faculty, staff, and students in fostering a culture of excellence.“ At Baylor Law, we believe that practical training is at the heart of legal education. This recognition reaffirms our commitment to providing students with the tools, experiences, and mentorship they need to thrive in the legal profession.”

The accolade, published in the Spring 2024 edition of preLaw Magazine, notes that “Through Baylor’s clinics, legal writing programs, advocacy programs, and other offerings, students learn to engage with clients, craft and deliver powerful statements, write contracts, negotiate, translate theory and more — just like they would in practice.”

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