Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Bradley J. B. Toben, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
Dean and M.C. & Mattie Caston Chair of Law. (1983)
B.A., U. of Missouri; J.D., Baylor U.; LL.M., Harvard U.

Patricia A. Wilson, B.A., J.D.
Associate Dean and Professor of Law. (1993)
B.A., Purdue U.; J.D., Northwestern U.

Jessica Asbridge, B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Law. (2020)
B.A., U of Kansas; J.D., U of Indiana

Larry Bates, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
Professor of Law. (1996)
B.A., U. of Minnesota; J.D., Marquette U.; LL.M., Harvard U.

W. Jeremy Counseller, B.A., M.B.A., J.D.
Professor of Law. (2003)
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State U.; M.B.A, Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Whitney R. Crayton, B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Law. (2022)
B.A., Columbia U.; J.D., U. of Texas

Thomas M. Featherston, Jr., B.B.A., J.D.
Mills Cox Chair of Law. (1982)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Elizabeth M. Fraley, B.A., J.D.
Associate Professor of Law. (2015)
B.A., Tulane U., J.D., Baylor U.
Fraley & Fraley, L.L.P., Dallas

Bridget M. Fuselier, B.A., J.D.
Professor of Law. (2006)
B.A., Lamar U.; J.D., Baylor U.

Laura A. Hernandez, A.B., A.B., J.D.
Professor of Law. (2008)
A.B., A.B., Stanford U.; J.D., Southern Methodist U.

Chris Jaeger, B.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Law. (2021)
B.A., U. of Missouri; J.D., Vanderbilt U.

Rachel Kincaid
Assistant Professor of Law. (2021)
B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Royal Northern College of Music; M.A., Cardiff U.; J.D., U. of Virginia

Douglas Luke Meier, B.S., J.D.
Professor of Law. (2010)
B.S., Kansas State U.; J.D., U. of Texas

Elizabeth S. Miller, B.A., J.D.
M. Stephen and Alyce A. Beard Chair in Business & Transactional Law. (1991)
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Connie D. Nichols, B.A., J.D.
Professor of Law. (2008)
B.A., U. of North Carolina; J.D., Indiana U.

Allen Page, B.B.A., M.A.A., J.D.
Assistant Professor of Law. (2020)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.A.A., ibid., J.D., ibid.

Brian J. Serr, B.S., J.D., LL.M.
Professor of Law. (1986)
B.A., Northwestern U.; Dana College; J.D., Washington U.; LL.M., U. of Illinois

Stephanie Tang, B.S., J.D., LL.M.
Assistant Professor of Law. (2022)
B.S., Dana College; J.D., U. of Illinois

Leah Teague, B.B.A., J.D.
Professor of Law. (1989)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

James M. Underwood, B.A., J.D.
Professor of Law. (2006)
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist U.; J.D., Ohio State U.

James E. Wren, M.A., J.D.
Leon Jaworski Chair of Practice & Procedure. (2006)
M.A., U. of Kent; J.D., Baylor U.

Legal Writing Faculty

Matthew Cordon, B.S., M.L.S., J.D.
Director of Legal Writing Center and Professor of Law. (2000)
B.S., Central Methodist College; M.L.S., U. of North Texas; J.D., Texas Wesleyan U.

Michael R. Berry, B.S., J.D.
Legal Writing Lecturer. (2011)
B.S., U. of Texas; J.D., ibid.

Susan Kelley-Claybrook Ortiz, B.A., J.D.
Legal Writing Lecturer. (2013)
B.A., Wheaton College; J.D., Baylor U.

Lee Ann James, B.B.A., J.D.
Legal Writing Lecturer. (2019)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Kayla Landeros, B.A., J.D.
Legal Writing Lecturer. (2019)
B.A., Texas A&M U.; J.D., Baylor U.

Greg White, B.A., J.D.
Legal Writing Lecturer (2016)
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Professional Law Library Faculty

Brandon Quarles, B.A., M.L.S., J.D.
Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law. (1998)
B.A., Southwestern U.; M.L.S., U. of North Texas; J.D., U. of Mississippi

Christopher M. Galeczka, B.A., M.S.I., J.D.
Reference Librarian. (2013)
B.A., Michigan State U.; M.A., ibid.; J.D., ibid.

Tabitha Patterson, B.A., M.Div., M.L.I.S.
Cataloging & Governments Documents Librarian (2019)
B.A., Baylor U.; M.Div., ibid.; M.L.I.S., Texas Woman's U.

Emeritus Faculty

Ronald L. Beal, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
Professor Emeritus.
B.A., St. Olaf College; J.D.; William Mitchell College; LL.M., Temple U.

Michael D. Morrison, B.A., J.D.
Professor Emeritus.
B.A., U. of Oklahoma; J.D., ibid.

Louis S. Muldrow, Jr., B.A., J.D.
Professor Emeritus.
B.A., Texas Tech U.; J.D., Baylor U.

Gerald R. Powell, B.A., J.D.
Professor Emeritus.
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

R. Michael Rogers, B.B.A., J.D.
Professor Emeritus.
B.B.A., Texas Tech U.; J.D., U. of Oklahoma

David G. Swenson, B.S., J.D.
Professor Emeritus.
B.S., Iowa State U.; J.D., U. of Michigan

William R. Trail, B.A., J.D.
Professor Emeritus.
B.A., Michigan State U.; J.D., U. of Virginia

Jurist in Residence

Hon. Ed Kinkeade, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Judge, U.S. District Court, Dallas

Juris Doctor Adjunct Faculty

Juan Alcala, B.A., J.D. (2017)
B.A., Yale U; J.D., U. of Texas
Holland & Knight, Austin

Richard Brad Alpert, B.A., J.D. (2017)
B.A., U. of Texas; J.D., ibid.
North Richland Hills

Debora Alsup, B.S., J.D. (2020)
B.S., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Thompson & Knight, Austin

Malcolm Bales, J.D. (2017)
J.D., U. of Texas
Nacogdoches

Dan G. Baucum, B.B.A., J.D., LL.M. (2020)
B.B.A., Southern Methodist U.; J.D., ibid.; LL.M., New York U.
Daniel Baucum Law, PLLC
Dallas

E. Alan Bennett, B.A., J.D. (2018)
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Sheehy Lovelace & Mayfield, PC, Waco

Craig R. Bennett, B.A., J.D. (2018)
B.S., Indiana U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Jackson Walker, Austin

Lotte Bostick, B.S., J.D.
B.S., Virginia Tech U.; B.S., ibid.; J.D., Baylor U.
Waco

Michael V. Bourland, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.; LL.M., U of Florida
Bourland, Wall & Wenzel, Ft. Worth

Richard E. Brophy, Jr., B.B.A., J.D. (1986)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, LLP, Waco

Laura Brown, B.A., J.D. (2009)
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Williams & Brown, LLP, Waco

Brian Carroll, B.S., J.D. (2019)
B.S., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Sanderford & Carroll, Temple

Rodney A. Chamness, B.B.A., J.D. (2007)
B.B.A., New Mexico State U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Pakis, Giotes, Page & Burleson, PC, Waco

Hon. Gary Coley, B.B.A., J.D. (2018)
B.B.A., Texas A&M U.; J.D., Baylor U.
74th District Court, Waco

J. David Dickson, B.B.A., J.D. (2001)
B.B.A., Texas Christian U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, LLP, Waco

David Dumas, B.B.A., J.D. (1995)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Fulbright & Winniford, PC, Waco

William D. Farrar, B.S., J.D. (1997)
B.S., Texas A & M U.; J.D. Baylor U.
William D. Farrar & Associates, Tyler

Wade N. Faulkner, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Texas Tech U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Law Office of Wade Faulkner PLLC, Salado

Hon. A. Lee Harris, B.S., J.D.
B.S., Stephen F. Austin U.; J.D., Baylor U.
66th District Court, Hillsboro

John-Paul (JP) Haskins, B.A., J.D.
B.A., U. of Texas; J.D. Baylor U.
Greenberg, Traurig LLP, Austin

David G. Henry, B.B.A., J.D. (1994)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Texess Consulting, Waco

James Howard, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Louisiana State U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Naman Howell Smith & Lee, P.L.L.C., Waco

Jeff Jury
B.A., Rockford College; J.D., Baylor U.
Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner, L.L.P.
Austin

Darrell L. Keith, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Keith Law Firm, Fort Worth

Kyle Knas, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Pepperdine U.; J.D., ibid.
Naman Howell Smith & Lee, P.L.L.C., Waco

Jennifer Lindsey, B.B.A., M.B.A., J.D. (2013)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.B.A., ibid.; J.D., ibid.
Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson LLP, Waco

Anali Looper, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
American Gateways, Waco

Darren B. Moore, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Texas A & M U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Bourland, Wall & Wenzel, PC, Ft. Worth

Matt Morrison, B.B.A., J.D. (2013)
B.B.A., Baylor U., J.D., ibid.
Harrison Davis Steakley Morrison, PC, Waco

Kristen A. Mynar, B.S., J.D.
B.S., Texas A&M U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, PLLC, Waco

Susan Nelson, B.S., M.A., J.D.
B.S., Baylor U.; M.A., ibid.; J.D., ibid.
The Nelson Law Firm, PC, Waco

Charles D. Olson, B.S., J.D. (2005)
B.S., Southwestern U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Haley & Olson, PC, Waco

Michelle O’Neil (2021)
O'Neil Wysocki, P.C.
B.B.A., Baylor U.; B.B.A., Baylor U.

Colin O'Neill, B.B.A., J.D. (2008)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Fulbright Winniford, PC, Waco

Andy Pattillo, B.B.A., J.D. (2022)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Beard Kultgen, Bostwick & Dickson, Waco

Deborah M. Perry, B.A., J.D. (2015)
B.A., Trinity U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Munsch Hardt, PC

Elisa Dillard Rainey, B.B.A., J.D. (2008)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Rainey & Rainey, LP, Waco

James Rainey, B.B.A., J.D. (2016)
B.B.A., U. of North Dakota; J.D., Baylor U.
Rainey & Rainey, LP, Waco

Jennifer Richards, B.S., J.D.
B.S., Texas Christian U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Stanton LLP, Dallas

Wayne Lindsey Robbins, Jr., B.A., J.D.
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Robbins Travis, PLLC, Southlake

Christine Robinson, B.B.A., J.D., LL.M. (2018)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.; LL.M. Southern Methodist U.
Dallas

Shad Michael Robinson, A.A., B.A., J.D. (2004)
A.A., Waldorf College; B.A., Buena Vista U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Alliance Bank Central Texas, Waco

Peter K. Rusek, B.S., J.D. (2000)
B.S., Texas A&M U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Sheehy, Lovelace & Mayfield, PC, Waco

Paul H. Sanderford, B.B.A., J.D. (2012)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Sanderford & Carroll, PC, Temple

Roger N. Schmidt, B.A., J.D. (2003)
B.A., Bemidji St. U.; J.D., South Texas College of Law
Roger Schmidt & Associates, Waco

Chris Schultz, B.A., M.A., J.D. (2019)
B.A., U. of Oklahoma.; M.A., U. of Arizona, J.D., ibid.
Dallas

Ben Selman, B.A., J.D. (1990)
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, LLP, Waco

R. Walton Shelton, B.A., M.A., J.D.
B.A., U. of Texas; M.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
R. Walton Shelton, Austin

Marc Siegmund, B.A., J.D.
B.A, Texas A&M U.; J.D., Baylor U.
Law Firm of Walt Fair, PLLC, Waco

Mike Sims, B.S., J.D.
B.S. Texas A&M U.; J.D., A&M U
Barbri, Dallas

Alison Siravo, B.A., J.D. (2019)
B.A., Boston College; J.D., Boston College
Waco

Patrick D. Souter, B.B.A., J.D. (1995)
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Gray, Reed & McGraw, PC, Dallas

Tyler Talbert, B.A., J.D. (2021)
B.A., Baylor U., J.D.; Case Western Reserve U.
Scanes & Routh, Waco

Lewis J. Tandy, B.A., J.D. (2021)
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., U. of Texas
Fritz, Byrne, Head & Gilstrap, Austin

David G. Tekell, B.B.A., J.D. (2008)
B.B.A., U. of Southern California; J.D., U. of California
Tekell & Tekell, LLP, Waco

Geneva Turner, B.A., J.D. (2018)
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Waco

Paul Yanowitch, J.D.
J.D., Washington U.
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Dallas

Master of Laws Adjunct Faculty

Bill Farrell, B.S., J.D.
B.S., Indiana U.; J.D., U. of Notre Dame

Laura Fey, B.S., J.D.
B.S., U. of Kansas; J.D., U. of Kansas

Hon. Derek Gilliland, B.S.M.E., J.D.
B.S., Texas A&M U.; J.D., Baylor U.

Cliff Hutchinson, B.S..E., J.D.
B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology; J.D., Southern Methodist U.

Hon. Ed Kinkeade, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.
Judge, U.S. District Court, Dallas

Chris Martin, B.B.A., J.D.
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D. ibid.

Bob Parker, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Johns Hopkins U.; J.D., U. of Pennsylvania

Stacie Petter
B.S., Berry College; M.B.A., Georgia State U.; Ph.D., ibid.

Rory Ryan, B.A., J.D.
B.A., Morningside College; J.D., Baylor U.

Chris Schultz, B.A., M.A., J.D.
B.A., U. of Oklahoma; M.A., U. of Arizona, J.D., ibid.
Dallas

Pat Souter, B.B.A., M.B.A., J.D., LL.M.
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.B.A., U. of Dallas; J.D., Baylor U.; LL.M., Hofstra U.

Violet Sullivan, B.B.A., M.B.A., J.D.
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.B.A., ibid.; J.D. ibid.

Administrative Staff

Senior Assistant Dean

Angela Cruseturner, B.A., J.D.
Assistant Dean of Career Development
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Admissions & Financial Aid

Jenny Branson, B.A., J.D.
Assistant Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid
B.A., Harvard U.; J.D., Southern Methodist U.

Katherine Sims, B.A., J.D.
Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
B.A., Baylor U; J.D., ibid.

Sam Smith
Administrative Associate for Admissions & Financial Aid

Advocacy Programs

Robert Little, B.A., J.D.
Director of Advocacy Programs & Lecturer
B.A., Baylor U; J.D., ibid.

Kathy G. Serr, B.A., J.D.
Advocacy Coordinator
B.A., North Texas State U.; J.D., Baylor U.

Alumni Relations and Development

Stephanie Mabry, B.A., M.A.
Director of Development
B.A., Baylor U; M.A., Utrecht U.

Barbara Lindsay
Office Manager

Business & Transactional Law Associate

Noah Patrick, B.B.A., J.D.
Business & Transactional Law Associate
B.B.A. Baylor U; J.D., ibid.

Career Development

Kristine Bridges, B.A., J.D.
Assistant Dean of Career Development
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Jana Hixson, B.B.A., J.D.
Director, Employer Relations
B.B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Lauren Porter, B.B.A.
Career Development Coordinator
B.B.A., Texas A&M U.; Central Texas

Communications & Marketing

Ed Nelson, B.A.
Director, Marketing & Communications
B.A., Hamilton College

Nick Teixeira, B.A.
Assistant Director of Creative Services
B.A., New Mexico State U.

Executive LL.M. Administration

Kyle Dreyer, J.D.
Executive Program Coordinator
B.A., Baylor U.; J.D., ibid.

Chandler Dean, J.D.
LL.M. Associate
B.S., Lubbock Christian U.; J.D., Baylor U.

Faculty Office

Karen Ehgotz
Faculty Office Manager

Terri Kroll
Assistant Office Manager and Baylor Law Review Manager

Legal Clinics

Josh Borderud, B.A., M.A., J.D.
Director of Clinical Programs
B.A., Baylor U.; M.A., Baylor U.; J.D., Baylor U.

Yvette Marascia, A.A.S., B.S.
Legal Assistant to Legal Clinics
A.A.S., Honolulu Community College; B.S., Excelsior College

Legal Writing

John Lam, B.S.
Legal Writing Administrative Support
B.S., Baylor U.

Office of the Dean

Meredith E. Meyer
Special Events Coordinator and Dean's Suite Office Manager

Laura Obenoskey
Assistant to the Dean

Office of Information Technology

Chris Griesemer, B.B.A., M.Ed.
Senior Information Technology Associate
B.B.A., Baylor U.; M.Ed., U. of Colorado

Ricky Lovecky, B.A.
Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer
B.A., Baylor U.

Rick Sowell, B.B.A.
Director, Information Technology
B.B.A., Baylor U.

Practice Court Associate

Austin Dam, B.S., J.D.
Practice Court Associate
B.S., U. of Nebraska; J.D., Baylor U.

Registrar

Jerri Cunningham
Director of Academic Services & Registrar

Suzy Daniel
Office Manager

Student Relations

Stephen L. Rispoli, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Pro Bono Programs
B.A. Baylor U; J.D., ibid.; LL.M., U. of Texas

Sheridan & John Eddie Williams Legal Research & Technology Center

Lela Lam, B.A.
Circulation/Reserve Specialist
B.A., Baylor U.

Laura Morrell, B.A.
Serials Specialist
B.A., Baylor U.

Janet Texeira,  B.B.A., M.Acc.
Library Specialist - Acquisitions
B.B.A., U. of California; M.Acc., DeVry U.