2012-2013 Moot Court National Teams
National Teams are chosen the semester before the competition from those students selected to the Order of Barristers. Professor Allison Martin is the faculty advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org, and Kyle Galster, email@example.com, is the Coordinator of the Moot Court Program.
National Criminal Procedure Competition
Location: University of San Diego School of Law, California
Date: October 25 – 28, 2012
Advocates: Houston Hum & Nabeela Virjee
Coach and Faculty Advisor: Professor Silva
The National Health Law Moot Court Competition
Location: Carbondale, Illinois
Date: November 2-3, 2012
Description: For twenty years, the Center for Health Law and Policy at Southern Illinois University School of Law, the Department of Medical Humanities at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, the American College of Legal Medicine, and the American College of Legal Medicine Foundation have sponsored the National Health Law Moot Court Competition. The Competition is held annually at the Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois.
Coach: Brittany Kime
Advocates: Alyssa Conley James & Michael Bratcher
Faculty Advisor: Professors Orentlicher & Terry
Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition
Location: Chicago, IL
Date: February 9, 2013
Description: Now in its 21st year, the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition is an annual event honoring Saul Lefkowitz, whose entire distinguished career was dedicated to the development of trademark and unfair competition law. The competition introduces law students to important issues arising in U.S. trademark and unfair competition law. Students develop their brief writing and oral advocacy skills in a mock courtroom experience. The competition is open to teams of students from U.S. accredited law schools. Approximately 60 teams of law students participate in the competition each year.
Coach: Nabeela Virgee
Advocates: Danielle Teagarden, Andrew Shupp, Andrew Emhardt
Faculty Advisor: Professor Browning and Professor Magliocca
The American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: February 14-16, 2013
Description: The ABA Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) emphasizes the development of oral advocacy skills through a realistic appellate advocacy experience. Competitors participate in a hypothetical appeal to the United States Supreme Court. The competition involves writing a brief as either respondent or petitioner and then arguing the case in front of the mock court.
Coach: Kevin Beltz
Team 1: Zac Karanovich, Sarah Bowers, Matthew Kubacki
Team 2: Sarah Rodenberger, David Dickmeyer, Jessica Hawkins
Faculty Advisor: Professor Dimitri
National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition
Location: White Plains, NY
Date: February 21-23, 2013
Description: The National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition tests skills in appellate brief writing and oral advocacy on issues drawn from real cases, providing experience in environmental litigation first hand. The competition is distinctive in that three adverse teams argue the issues, reflecting the fact that environmental litigation frequently involves multiple parties – the government, a public interest group and a member of the regulated industry.
Coach: Jennifer Sturges
Advocates: Sarah Sharp, Stephanie Boxwell
Faculty Advisor: Professor Dannenmaier
Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition
Location: Madison, WI
Date: March 14-17, 2013
Description: The University of Wisconsin Law School Moot Court Board is pleased to honor the career of Evan A. Evans by inviting schools to argue Constitutional issues in the hope of living up to his high standard of appellate advocacy. Judge Evans, noted during his years of private practice for both his brief-writing and his outstanding oral advocacy, left as his legacy a standard of excellence in the field of appellate advocacy which inspired the dedication of this competition.
Coach: Anne Medlin-Lowe
Advocates: Kathleen Kelly, Nick Bennett
Faculty Advisor: Professor Schumm
Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition
Location: Chicago, IL, Washington, D.C. (Final Rounds)
Date: March 15-17, 2013
Description: Sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition focuses on issues of patent and other intellectual property law. Winners of regional rounds advance to the national competition in Washington, D.C. Participants in this competition must write a brief for each side.
*Due to the unique subject matter, students enrolled in the Intellectual Property Program are encouraged to participate. Barrister status is not required, but preferred.
Coach: Pervin Taleyarkhan
Team 1: Stephen Reed & Drake Land
Team 2: Spardha Saroha & Stephen Lewis
Faculty Advisor: Professor Schaibley
Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition
Location: New York, NY
Date: March 20-24, 2013
Link: http://www.nyls.edu/academics/jd_programs/moot_court/robert_f_wagner_national_labor_and_employment_law _moot_court_competition/the_annual_robert_f_wagner_competition_competitor_registration
Description: Each Spring, the New York Law School Moot Court Association administers the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition. For over thirty years, as many as fifty schools from across the country have competed in this prestigious event. The Wagner Competition is the nation’s largest student-run moot court competition and the premier national competition dedicated exclusively to the areas of labor and employment law. The Moot Court Association sponsors this competition in honor of the late United States Senator, Robert F. Wagner, NY Law School’s distinguished alumnus.
Coach: Houston Hum
Advocates: Jay Riggs, Kyle Cray
Faculty Advisor: Professor Drobac