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W I N T E R 13 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 achieve one of the highest bar passage rates in the country and enjoy an excellent career placement rate. Baylor Law is committed to being one of the smallest law schools in the nation. With a total student body of 380 Fall 2013, we are able to offer more personalized attention to e

is BACK The IRA Charitable Rollover is back, allowing individuals over the age of 70 12 to make gifts of up to 100,000 from their IRA to Baylor Law School. Savings to you IRA distributions directly to charities are not treated as a taxable distribution and the taxable assets are removed from your estate. Impact for students You can support students through scholarships, academic excellence funds or any area of your choosing. Consider taking advantage of this opportunity to benefit Baylor Law Sch

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 THE GODFATHER. SAY THAT TO JUST ABOUT ANY BAYLOR L AW YER AND HE OR SHE WILL KNOW EX ACTLY WHOM YOU MEAN PROFESSOR DAVID M. GUINN. AS DAVID BEGINS HIS 48TH YEAR OF TEACHING HERE AT BAYLOR LAW SCHOOL, I AM HAPPY TO SAY THAT HE HAS BEEN HONORED AS THE 2013 BAYLOR LAWYER OF THE YEAR. OR PERHAPS I SHOULD SAY BAYLOR LAW SCHOOL IS HONORED TO HAV

IN HIS ALMOST 48 YEARS OF TEACHING AT BAYLOR LAW SCHOOL, H A teacher affects eternity AN ESTIMATED 7,000 STUDENTS HAVE PASSED THROUGH PROFESSOR GUINNS CLASSES. is former students are now attorneys, judges, politicians, public servants, corporate lawyers, entrepreneurs, and more. As with all great educators, Guinns influence runs deep and wide and has earned him the affectionate sobriquet, The Godfather. Guinn is an enduring presence at Baylor Law School and throughout the Texas legal system. H

Davids father was a wellrespected educator in Cleburne, and David just had teaching in his veins. From the time we were just kids, he always distinguished himself from the rest of us by tremendous academic discipline and he really took it seriously, Chandler said. Theres no question that being around David as kids taking classes was a very uplifting thing. He could always help direct you to the right answer. After graduating from Baylor Law, Guinn began working for the Securities and Exchange Co

Thomas R. Bond Memorial Scholarship Bourland, Wall Wenzel, P.C. Scholarship Awarded to a student or students having a particular interest in taxation or estate planning. Herbert Boyland Scholarship James Brady Memorial Scholarship An endowed scholarship given by Mrs. Theresa Brady in memory of her husband, James Brady. Turner and Margaret Moses Branch Scholarship The scholarship is for full tuition and also provides a very generous living expense stipend. It is awarded to a deserving student fr

S C H O L A R S H I P Judge Sam S. Emison Scholarship An endowed scholarship given in memory of Judge Sam S. Emison by his family and friends. Awarded to a student interested in the area of family law. Judge Harold Engstrom Scholarship An endowed scholarship given in memory of Judge Harold Engstrom by Timothy and Sandra Ferguson. Awarded to a deserving student with special consideration given to a student who, by persistent determination, overcame significant physical or emotional obstacles to e

S C H O L A R S H I P Will A. and Elaine Knight Scholarship Kevin and Diane Krist Scholarship W. James Kronzer Scholarship An endowed scholarship given by a friend in honor of W. James Kronzer in appreciation of his ability as an attorney. The Honorable Frederick W. Kuechenmeister Scholarship An endowed scholarship given by the estate of the Hon. Frederick W. Kuechenmeister. Shirley and Harold J. Laine Jr. Scholarship Law School Class of 195354 Scholarship An endowed scholarship given in honor a

S C H O L A R S H I P Vernon L. Smith Memorial Scholarship An endowed scholarship given in memory of Vernon L. Smith by his wife, Mrs. Doris M. Smith, and Mr. R. Matt Dawson. Bonnie Kay Sommerfeld Memorial Scholarship An endowed scholarship given in memory of Bonnie Kay Sommerfeld, who was the Placement Director up until her death in 1984, by her father, the late Rudy A. Sommerfeld. Ray Eileen and Robert Stahala Scholarship Awarded to a deserving student on the basis of financial need, moral cha

A LU M N I N OTE S 1950 Gibson Gayle Jr. is currently serving in the House of Delegates for the American Bar Association. He is a partner in the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright. Ken Stohner of the firm Jackson Walker was selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA Americas Leading Lawyers for Business. He was ranked in the category of bankruptcyrestructuring Texas. The Honorable Leonard E. Davis, Chief Judge of the U.S. District 1998 1975 of Carstens Cahoon, LLP in Dal

FAC U LT Y N OTE S Thomas M. Featherston Professor and The Mills Cox Professor of Law PRESENTATIONS Asset Protection Planning Getting Ready for Marriage in Texas, South Texas College of Laws 28th Annual Wills and Probate Institute, Houston, Sept. 20, 2013 Recent Developments in Estate Planning and Administration, Community Bank and Trusts luncheon, Waco, Sept. 6, 2013 His, Her Or Their Property A Primer On Marital Property Law In the Community Property States, 2013 Skills Training for Estate

A LU M N I O B I T UA R I E S William Michael Leebron II JD 71, 68, passed away on and lived there his whole life. He graduated from Arlington Heights High School in 1953. He attended Texas AM and graduated in 1959 with a degree in mathematics. Thereafter, he attended Baylor Law School, where he was a member of Delta Theta Phi law fraternity. He graduated from law school in May 1962. After Law School, Shaw worked for the Texas Highway Department in its land acquisition department doing title wor

OCT.45 Alumni Weekend WITH THE LARGEST ATTENDANCE EVER, MORE THAN 250 ALUMNI, FRIENDS, AND FAMILY JOINED THE FUN. 24 D O C KET C A LL W I N T E R 1 3

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