Kayla is an experienced municipal law and transactional attorney with expertise in land use and
planning, economic development, public contracts and purchasing, land acquisition, employment, and
constitutional law. She has extensive experience in drafting a variety of agreements for both public and
private entities, as well as ordinances, resolutions, and city code provisions.
Kayla also serves as a member of the Baylor Law School Faculty as a Legal Writing Lecturer. Kayla
teaches legal writing classes to first and second year law students with a focus on transactional drafting.
Before joining Baylor Law School and WWAG, Kayla served as the City Attorney for the City of Temple.
She served as the chief legal officer for Temple providing advice to the City Council, City Manager, and
City Departments on legal issues related to daily government activities. Kayla drafted and reviewed
ordinances, resolutions, personnel policies, and other local rules for the City. She also drafted, reviewed,
and negotiated contracts, and land acquisitions for City infrastructure and parks projects.
Kayla is married to her high school sweetheart, Chris. They have two daughters, Evie and Eliana, who
drive their parents crazy most days. Kayla enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with family.