Moot Court Board News

Congratulations to Pirtle-Washer Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to Pirtle-Washer Semi-Finalists Paige Hamby, Pete Lay, Samantha Constantine, and Stephanie Carr.

Each of the competitors received excellent reviews from the attorney judges for their oral advocacy skills during the preliminary rounds on Saturday October 13. On Saturday, October 20, the competitors will advance to the semi-final rounds of the competition held in the Allen Courtroom of the law school.

At 9:00 a.m. Paige Hamby v. Pete Lay

At 10:30 a.m. Samantha Constantine v. Stephanie Carr

The final round will begin at 1:00 p.m.

All students and faculty are encouraged to attend.

Securities Law Moot Court Tryouts

Any interested 2L or 3L who would like to compete in the Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition should email Michael Tyrikos at Michael.tyrikos@louisville.edu by Wednesday, October 17th. Students who express interest will receive a copy of the problem for the tryouts to take place in late October. Please see the attached flyer for more information and feel free to contact Michael.tyrikos@louisville.edu with any questions.

Securities Law Moot Court Team Tryouts

Any interested 2L or 3L who would like to compete in the Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition should email Michael Tyrikos at Michael.tyrikos@louisville.edu by Wednesday, October 17th. Students who express interest will receive a copy of the problem for the tryouts to take place in late October. Please see the attached flyer for more information and feel free to contact Michael.tyrikos@louisville.edu with any questions.

Witness Needed for KY Intrastate Mock Trial Team

Any interested 2L or 3L is eligible to sign up with the Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial team as a witness!  You will get one credit hour for participating!  Practices are Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00 and Sundays from 4:00-8:00.  The competition is in Highland Heights, KY (Campbell County) on November 9-11.  Contact the coaches if you are interesed! t.stevens.ky@gmail.com and heend.sheth@gmail.com.

Immigration Moot Court Board Team Now Accepting Applications

The Moot Court Board is now accepting applications for the Immigration Moot Court Competition which will be held this coming spring. Interested applicants must submit a Statement of Interest, a Writing Sample, and a Resume. Applicants may place their materials in a folder outside the Moot Court Office's door. Applications are due by October 11, 2012. For any questions regarding the application process, please contact Joshua F. Waldrop at joshua.waldrop@louisville.edu.

National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition Tryouts

Any interested 2L or 3L may submit materials for consideration to participate in the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, held February 21-23, 2013 at Pace University in White Plains, NY. The team is coached by Professor FitzGerald and Attorney Randy Strobo.

To be considered for this year's team, please send an email to Caitlin Baird at caitlin.baird@louisville.edu containing the following items in pdf format:

1. Writing Sample (brief, memo, etc.)

2. Statement of Interest (1 page maximum)

The deadline for submission is Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm. The coaches will review the sumbissions and notify the students selected on Saturday, October 13, 2012.

Only one team of two or three members is allowed in the competition from each school.

Direct any questions to Caitlin Baird at caitlin.baird@louisville.edu.

Trademark Law Moot Court Team Now Accepting Applications

Students interested in the Saul Leftkowitz Memorial Trademark Law Moot Court Competition please provide a typed statement of interest, not to exceed two pages, a writing sample, resume and unofficial transcript. Submit these materials to Ross Thompson (rmthompson13@gmail.com) or Professor Lars Smith (lars.smith@louisville.edu) by Thursday, October 11. The competition takes place in Chicago on February 8, 2013. The team will be lead by Faculty Coach Lars Smith and Attorney Jack Wheat. Please feel free to contact Ross Thompson with any questions.

National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition Tryouts

Any interested 2L or 3L may submit materials for consideration to participate in the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, held February 21-23, 2013 at Pace University in White Plains, NY. The team is coached by Professor FitzGerald and Attorney Randy Strobo.

 

To be considered for this year's team, please send an email to Caitlin Baird at caitlin.baird@louisville.edu containing the following items in pdf format:

1. Writing Sample (brief, memo, etc.)

2. Statement of Interest (1 page maximum)

 

The deadline for submission is Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm. The coaches will review the sumbissions and notify the students selected on Saturday, October 13, 2012.

 

Only one team of two or three members is allowed in the competition from each school.

 

Direct any questions to Caitlin Baird at caitlin.baird@louisville.edu.

Immigration Moot Court Board Team Now Accepting Applications

The Moot Court Board is now accepting applications for the Immigration Moot Court Competition which will be held this coming spring. Interested applicants must submit a Statement of Interest, a Writing Sample, and a Resume. Applicants may place their materials in a folder outside the Moot Court Office's door. Applications are due by October 11, 2012. For any questions regarding the application process, please contact Joshua F. Waldrop at joshua.waldrop@louisville.edu.

KY INTRASTATE MOCK TRIAL TEAM SELECTED!

Congratulations!  The following people have been selected for the 2012 KY Intrastate Mock Trial Team:

1. Nina Couch
2. Shawn Spalding
3. Mia Walters
4. Amy Dorsch
5. Sierra Ashby
6. Josh Waldrop
7. Stephanie Carr
8. Brian Smith
 
The Moot Court Board wishes all the team members the best of luck on their upcoming competition.