C. Alfred Mackenzie
Education & Honors
University of Glasgow, Master of Laws
J.D., Baylor University School of Law
M.A., Baylor University Graduate School
B.A., Baylor University
All Texas State Courts, 1991
United States District Courts for the Western District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
National Conference of Bar Examiners, UBE Committee: 2019 – Present
Texas Board of Law Examiners, Board Member: 2015 – Present
Texas Supreme Court Bar Exam Task Force: 2016 – 2018
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow: 2010 – Present
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member: 1994 – Present
Texas Board of Legal Specialization,
Civil Appellate Law Advisory Commission: 1999 – 2005
State Bar of Texas, Appellate Section Council: 2001 – 2004
The Judge Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court
Co-Founder and Charter Member: 1997
Secretary/Treasurer: 2000 – 2002
Master of the Bench: 2017 – Present
McLennan County Dispute Resolution Center, Board Member: 2013 – 2019
Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association, President: 2000 – 2001
Board Certified Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Recognized as Outstanding Young Lawyer by Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association: 1999
Adjunct Lecturer, Baylor University, Honors College: 2013 – Present
Adjunct Lecturer of Law, Baylor University School of Law,
Legal Writing: 1992 – 1993
Federal Courts: 2000
Appellate Procedure: 2004 – 2009
Articles and Presentations:
“Fifth Circuit Update,” 19th Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, Texas Bar CLE, September 2005 (author and speaker);
“Civil Appeals to the Courts of Appeals,” The Advocate, Vol. 29, Winter 2004 (author).
“Ethics Seminar,” The State Bar of Texas Litigation Section and Baylor University School of Law, December 2004 (seminar leader).
“Proportionate Responsibility and Designation of Responsible Third Parties Under House Bill 4,” The Judge Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court, November 2003 (author and speaker).
“The Appellate Roadshow,” State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, June 2003 (Waco panel moderator).
“Charitable Immunity and Liability,” Clergy and the Law Seminar, Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, March 2002 (speaker).
“Vicarious Liability for the Acts of an Independent Contractor,” The Judge Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court, January 2002 (panel moderator).
“Preservation of Error in Federal Court,” Nuts and Bolts of Appellate Practice, Texas Bar CLE, September 2001 (author and speaker).
“Summary Judgments and Appeals in Federal Court,” Federal Court Practice Seminar, Federal Bar Association (Waco Chapter), April 2001 (author and speaker).
“Employment Law Litigation in Federal Court,” Federal Court Practice Seminar, Federal Bar Association (Waco Chapter), April 1999 (author and speaker).
“1999 Legislative Update,” The Appellate Advocate, Vol. XII, No. 4, September 1999 (author).
First Baptist Church, Waco, Texas
Boy Scouts of America, former Troop Committee Chair and Assistant Scoutmaster
Leadership Waco Class of 1998
Mr. Mackenzie was born in Houston, Texas. He is married to Gretchen Hartberg Mackenzie. They have two adult children: Katherine and Andrew.