Moot Court Board News

Environmental Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

The Environmental Law Moot Court team is seeking applicants who would like to compete on this year's team. The competition requires that team members submit a brief that is due in early December and participate in oral arguments in White Plains, NY in mid-February. We will be sending one team consisting of two or three students.
Any interested candidate needs to submit a letter of interest (1 page max), a resume, and a legal writing sample to Kathryn Cross (kacros02@louisville.eduon or before Monday, October 7, 2013. If there is a lot of interest for the team, applicants may be required to prepare a short oral argument in order to tryout. Applicants will be notified soon after the application deadline if preparing an oral argument will be necessary.

American College of Trial Lawyers National Trial Competition

Compete in one of the best trial advocacy competitions in the nation! The Moot Court Board has approved funding to send up to two teams to compete in the Regional Competition.

Tryouts will be held October 3rd from 6-8 P.M. in the Hebel Court Room. Students interested in trying out for the teams can sign up for a time slot on the Moot Court Board Office. Students who are trying out are asked to prepare and deliver an opening statement or a closing argument based on a past NTC problem - Krista Barbour v. Southern Comfort Life Insurance Co. A link to the Southern Comfort Life Insurance Co. problem is below. Your opening statement or closing argument should not last longer than 10 minutes. Please also bring a copy of your resume.

The ACTL competition is a SPRING competition. The regional trial competition is typically held during the first, second, or third week of February. The teams will be competing against students from Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee. The top two teams from each Region will compete at the National Competition, which is held in Austin, Texas from March 26-30. Students will receive two credit hours in the spring for participating in the competition. Participation as a third-year law student will also satisfy the Capstone Course requirement for the Litigation Skills Certificate Program. Questions? Contact Kim Lynch Balkcom (Kim.Lynch@louisville.edu), Matthew McClinton (Matthew.McClinton@louisville.edu) or Dean Ballard.

Tryouts: October 3rd from 6-8 p.m.

Tryout Problem: http://www.tyla.org/tasks/sites/tyla/assets/File/NTC_Regional_Problem_2010_rev_01-25-10.pdf  

Trademark Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants

The Trademark Moot Court team is seeking applicants who would like to compete on this year's team. The competition requires that members of the team submit a brief that is due in early January and participate in oral arguments in Atlanta, Georgia in Mid-February. We will be sending two teams with two members on each team. If there is a lot of interest for this years team, applicants may have to prepare a short oral argument in order to tryout for the team.
Any interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest (2 pages max), a resume, and a writing sample to Ross Thompson (RMThompson13@gmail.com) or Professor Lars Smith on or before Thursday, October 2, 2013. Preparing an oral argument is not necessary at this time and if it does become necessary, applicants will be notified soon after the application deadline.

Client Counseling Moot Court Tryouts - October 4

The ABA Client Counseling Competition simulates a law office consultation in which you, acting as a team of two attorneys, are presented with a typical client matter. The topic this year is First Amendment.

The initial tryouts are October 4, from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., and will last no longer than twenty minutes.

Sign up on the Moot Court Board Office door NOW!

Environmental Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

The Environmental Law Moot Court team is seeking applicants who would like to compete on this year's team. The competition requires that team members submit a brief that is due in early December and participate in oral arguments in White Plains, NY in mid-February. We will be sending one team consisting of two or three students.
Any interested candidate needs to submit a letter of interest (1 page max), a resume, and a legal writing sample to Kathryn Cross (kacros01@louisville.eduon or before Monday, October 4, 2013. If there is a lot of interest for the team, applicants may be required to prepare a short oral argument in order to tryout. Applicants will be notified soon after the application deadline if preparing an oral argument will be necessary.

Client Counseling Moot Court Tryouts - October 4

The ABA Client Counseling Competition simulates a law office consultation in which you, acting as a team of two attorneys, are presented with a typical client matter. The topic this year is First Amendment.

The initial tryouts are October 4, from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., and will last no longer than twenty minutes.

Sign up on the Moot Court Board Office door NOW!

American College of Trial Lawyers National Trial Competition

Compete in one of the best trial advocacy competitions in the nation! The Moot Court Board has approved funding to send up to two teams to compete in the Regional Competition.

Tryouts will be held October 3rd from 6-8 P.M. in the Hebel Court Room. Students interested in trying out for the teams can sign up for a time slot on the Moot Court Board Office. Students who are trying out are asked to prepare and deliver an opening statement or a closing argument based on a past NTC problem - Krista Barbour v. Southern Comfort Life Insurance Co. A link to the Southern Comfort Life Insurance Co. problem is below. Your opening statement or closing argument should not last longer than 10 minutes. Please also bring a copy of your resume.

The ACTL competition is a SPRING competition. The regional trial competition is typically held during the first, second, or third week of February. The teams will be competing against students from Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee. The top two teams from each Region will compete at the National Competition, which is held in Austin, Texas from March 26-30. Students will receive two credit hours in the spring for participating in the competition. Participation as a third-year law student will also satisfy the Capstone Course requirement for the Litigation Skills Certificate Program. Questions? Contact Kim Lynch Balkcom (Kim.Lynch@louisville.edu), Matthew McClinton (Matthew.McClinton@louisville.edu), or Dean Ballard.

Tryouts: October 3rd, 2013 from 6-8 P.M.

(Sign up outside the Moot Court Board Office!)

Tryout Problem: http://www.tyla.org/tasks/sites/tyla/assets/File/NTC_Regional_Problem_2010_rev_01-25-10.pdf  

Trademark Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants

NOTE: Ross Thompson's e-mail was incorrect in the past two announcements. If you have questions, please direct them to Professor Lars Smith or Ross. You can reach Ross at RMThompson13@gmail.com
 
The Trademark Moot Court team is seeking applicants who would like to compete on this year's team. The competition requires that members of the team submit a brief that is due in early January and participate in oral arguments in Atlanta, GA in mid-February. We will be sending two teams with two members on each team. If there is a lot of interest for this years team, applicants may have to prepare a short oral argument in order to tryout for the team.
Any interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest (2 pages max), a resume, and a writing sample to Ross Thompson (RMThompson13@gmail.com) or Professor Lars Smith on or before Thursday, October 2, 2013. Preparing an oral argument is not necessary at this time and if it does become necessary, applicants will be notified soon after the application deadline.

Trademark Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants

The Trademark Moot Court team is seeking applicants who would like to compete on this year's team. The competition requires that members of the team submit a brief that is due in early January and participate in oral arguments in Atlanta, GA in mid-February. We will be sending two teams with two members on each team. If there is a lot of interest for this years team, applicants may have to prepare a short oral argument in order to tryout for the team.
Any interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest (2 pages max), a resume, and a writing sample to Ross Thompson (RMThompson1@gmail.com) or Professor Lars Smith on or before Thursday, October 2, 2013. Preparing an oral argument is not necessary at this time and if it does become necessary, applicants will be notified soon after the application deadline.

Client Counseling Competition Tryouts - October 4

The ABA Client Counseling Competition simulates a law office consultation in which you, acting as a team of two attorneys, are presented with a typical client matter. The topic this year is First Amendment.

The initial tryouts are October 4, from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., and will last no longer than twenty minutes.

Sign up on the Moot Court Board Office door NOW!