var googletag = googletag || {}; googletag.cmd = googletag.cmd || []; googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.pubads().disableInitialLoad(); });
device = device.default;
//this function refreshes [adhesion] ad slot every 60 second and makes prebid bid on it every 60 seconds // Set timer to refresh slot every 60 seconds function setIntervalMobile() { if (!device.mobile()) return if (adhesion) setInterval(function(){ googletag.pubads().refresh([adhesion]); }, 60000); } if(device.desktop()) { googletag.cmd.push(function() { leaderboard_top = googletag.defineSlot('/22018898626/LC_Article_detail_page', [468, 60], 'div-gpt-ad-1591620860846-0').setTargeting('pos', ['1']).setTargeting('div_id', ['leaderboard_top']).addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().collapseEmptyDivs(); googletag.enableServices(); }); } else if(device.tablet()) { googletag.cmd.push(function() { leaderboard_top = googletag.defineSlot('/22018898626/LC_Article_detail_page', [320, 50], 'div-gpt-ad-1591620860846-0').setTargeting('pos', ['1']).setTargeting('div_id', ['leaderboard_top']).addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().collapseEmptyDivs(); googletag.enableServices(); }); } else if(device.mobile()) { googletag.cmd.push(function() { leaderboard_top = googletag.defineSlot('/22018898626/LC_Article_detail_page', [320, 50], 'div-gpt-ad-1591620860846-0').setTargeting('pos', ['1']).setTargeting('div_id', ['leaderboard_top']).addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().collapseEmptyDivs(); googletag.enableServices(); }); } googletag.cmd.push(function() { // Enable lazy loading with... googletag.pubads().enableLazyLoad({ // Fetch slots within 5 viewports. // fetchMarginPercent: 500, fetchMarginPercent: 100, // Render slots within 2 viewports. // renderMarginPercent: 200, renderMarginPercent: 100, // Double the above values on mobile, where viewports are smaller // and users tend to scroll faster. mobileScaling: 2.0 }); });
×

Baylor Law School - The Best Law School in Texas

( 73 votes, average: 4.7 out of 5)
What do you think about this article? Rate it using the stars above and let us know what you think in the comments below.
Baylor Law School is located in Waco, Texas and holds the title of Texas' oldest Law School founded in 1857. Their creed then is the same today: ''to practice law effectively and ethically.'' The mission is: ''to educate men and women by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.'' To achieve their mission they have a very tough admission process. Admission to Baylor Law School was rated by the Princeton Review with this comment, ''Baylor University is very small, very affordable, and very difficult to get into. For students lucky enough to gain admission...''

Admissions not only consider grade point average (3.53-3.88) and LSAT scores (155 to 160). They look to the integrity of the prospective student who has motivation and strong work ethics. Baylor uses the following to help make their determination:

 
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Academic achievements
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Work experience
  • Evidence of maturity
  • Ability to communicate clearly using the student's Personal Statement.
  • Prospective students can apply completely online
  • Prospective students can schedule a visit to the campus anytime.

Baylor Law School uses the quarter system so there are three beginning classes each year in spring, summer and fall. Sixty five students begin in these 3 quarters each year. The classes are small and the teachers can focus on student learning early in their law school careers. There are opportunities to provide pro bono legal aid to local groups. Combining theory with practice is the difference between Baylor and other law schools.

Students at Baylor can focus on any six programs offered:
 
  • Administrative practice
  • Business litigation
  • Business transactions
  • Criminal practice
  • Estate planning
  • General civil litigation

Baylor has a law library and research center called Sheridan & John Eddie Williams Legal Research and Technology Center. The students at Baylor Law have the best in legal libraries for research, acquisition lists and an audio visual movie collection. The Research and Technology Center is open to any one in the public sector who wishes to research or use any of the number of services provided at the library.

The Career Services office at Baylor Law School also provides one-on-one service to their students and alumni through counseling, professional workshops, recruitment programs and job posting databases. View an excellent video of Baylor at http://law.baylor.edu/CareerServices/CSOmain.htm. Click on ''Employers Find the Best at Baylor.''

The law school is very proud of Baylor Alumni accomplishments in Public Service:
 
  • Two Texas governors,
  • Members or former members of the U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate,
  • Two former directors of the FBI,
  • Ambassadors,
  • Federal judges,
  • Justices of the Texas Supreme Court and
  • Members of the Texas Legislature

Baylor Law School has the reputation of being the oldest law school in Texas and the second oldest in the US. The Years of experience in training students in lawyering has won the school recognition as graduates excel on their bar exams and in their practices. Take a look at Baylor Law School.


About Harrison Barnes
Harrison Barnes is the founder of LawCrossing and an internationally recognized expert in attorney search and placement. Harrison is extremely committed to and passionate about the profession of legal placement. Harrison’s writings about attorney careers and placement attract millions of reads each year. LawCrossing has been ranked on the Inc. 500 twice. For more information, please visit Harrison Barnes’ bio.

About LawCrossing
LawCrossing has received tens of thousands of attorneys jobs and has been the leading legal job board in the United States for almost two decades. LawCrossing helps attorneys dramatically improve their careers by locating every legal job opening in the market. Unlike other job sites, LawCrossing consolidates every job in the legal market and posts jobs regardless of whether or not an employer is paying. LawCrossing takes your legal career seriously and understands the legal profession. For more information, please visit www.LawCrossing.com.

Baylor University

    


Featured Testimonials

LawCrossing has a wonderful concept of providing its customers with the best, it is really worth all the money.
Jessica


Facts

LawCrossing Fact #75: Those who use the “Chat Live” feature will be able to receive valuable information that can help them in their searches for jobs.

 

Harrison Barnes does a weekly free webinar with live Q&A for attorneys and law students each Wednesday at 10:00 am PST. You can attend anonymously and ask questions about your career, this article, or any other legal career-related topics. You can sign up for the weekly webinar here: Register on Zoom

Harrison also does a weekly free webinar with live Q&A for law firms, companies, and others who hire attorneys each Wednesday at 10:00 am PST. You can sign up for the weekly webinar here: Register on Zoom

You can browse a list of past webinars here: Webinar Replays

You can also listen to Harrison Barnes Podcasts here: Attorney Career Advice Podcasts

You can also read Harrison Barnes' articles and books here: Harrison's Perspectives


Harrison Barnes is the legal profession's mentor and may be the only person in your legal career who will tell you why you are not reaching your full potential and what you really need to do to grow as an attorney--regardless of how much it hurts. If you prefer truth to stagnation, growth to comfort, and actionable ideas instead of fluffy concepts, you and Harrison will get along just fine. If, however, you want to stay where you are, talk about your past successes, and feel comfortable, Harrison is not for you.

Truly great mentors are like parents, doctors, therapists, spiritual figures, and others because in order to help you they need to expose you to pain and expose your weaknesses. But suppose you act on the advice and pain created by a mentor. In that case, you will become better: a better attorney, better employees, a better boss, know where you are going, and appreciate where you have been--you will hopefully also become a happier and better person. As you learn from Harrison, he hopes he will become your mentor.

To read more career and life advice articles visit Harrison's personal blog.

Let's Do It!
Email:

Only LawCrossing consolidates every job it can find in the legal industry and puts all of the job listings it locates in one place.

  • We have more than 25 times as many legal jobs as any other job board.
  • We list jobs you will not find elsewhere that are hidden in small regional publications and employer websites.
  • We collect jobs from more than 250,000 websites and post them on our site.
  • Increase your chances of being seen! Employers on public job boards get flooded with applications. Our private job boards ensure that only members can apply to our job postings.
About Harrison Barnes

Harrison is the founder of BCG Attorney Search and several companies in the legal employment space that collectively gets thousands of attorneys jobs each year. Harrison is widely considered the most successful recruiter in the United States and personally places multiple attorneys most weeks. His articles on legal search and placement are read by attorneys, law students and others millions of times per year.

Success Stories

I’ve used LawCrossing for years and I think it is terrific. The search features work very well and bring back extremely relevant results. I think it is exactly what it should be.
  • Karen Crupi Highlands Beach, FL