Statement on Required Skills

A successful candidate for the J.D. degree at Baylor must be able to solve complex problems, to perform legal research, and to memorialize and organize information in an accessible form. A candidate must be able to perform legal analysis and reasoning under pressure, to articulate under stress by effective oral and written communication, to meet time deadlines, to regularly and punctually attend class, and to complete all required courses as structured and sequenced in Baylor Law guidelines. A candidate must possess the emotional health required for full utilization of his or her abilities and the interpersonal skills to work, and communicate candidly and civilly, with others. Any questions should be discussed with the Associate Dean prior to matriculation.