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Tanner Michelle Scheef

Tanner Scheef is a third-year law student at Baylor Law School and a Jaworski Scholar for Outstanding Undergraduate Advocacy. Tanner will graduate in April 2023 and sit for the Bar Examination in July 2023. She is set to graduate with honors, as well as with distinctions in Public Interest and Litigation.

Having done mock trial since the age of 14, Tanner has always been passionate about advocacy. At Baylor Law, Tanner won “Outstanding Advocate” at four national mock trial competitions and was one of two finalists in Baylor Law’s “Mad Dog” Competition. As an undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin, Tanner graduated with a degree in Government and captained the University of Texas Mock Trial Team.

Tanner’s passion for public interest also extends to helping victims in civil and criminal cases. She is the Co-Founder and former President of Baylor Law HEAL (Help, Educate, Advocate, and Learn). HEAL is an organization designed to help victims of domestic and sexual abuse, educate lawyers on how to interact with victims, advocate for changes in the legal field to protect victims, and encourage future attorneys to learn not only from professors, but from victims themselves. She is also a student member of the National LGBT+ Bar Association and is a founding member of Baylor Law’s LGBT+ Law Student Association. She is passionate about advocating for and representing the underrepresented.

Baylor Law, J.D. Candidate | Class of 2023
UT Austin, B.A. | Class of 2020