Bailey McGowan is a 2L J.D. candidate graduating in May 2018. Bailey comes from an Air Force family and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in History from Texas Christian University. As a 2L, Bailey competed in the Mockingbird Challenge Mock Trial Competition and the American Bar Association National Negotiations Competition. She and her partner were the Regional Champions in the negotiation competition and will represent Texas Tech at the finals in Chicago. She also serves as a tutor for Professor Casto’s Contracts class.
Prior to attending law school, Bailey was a journalist for the CBS-affiliate in San Antonio working in both the web department and delivering news on-air. Bailey’s legal interests include civil litigation, criminal law, and property law. She spent the first half of her 1L summer interning with a federal district judge in Georgia and the second half attending classes and working part-time at McPherson Wineries. The summer before her 3L year, Bailey will work with the Washington Legal Foundation and clerk with a criminal defense firm in Macon, GA.