Moot Court Board News

ABA Client Counseling Moot Court Team Tryouts

ABA Client Counseling Competition will be holding tryouts October 5th from 1-4 pm in Room 270 for any 2L or 3L interested. The Client Counseling Competition simulates a law office consultation in which a team of two students act as attorneys with their task being to find out the legal problem of their client and decide how to represent the client from a litigation and counseling perspective. Those interested should sign up in teams of two students and after signing up more details will be placed in your student mailboxes. The Regional Competition takes place Feb. 16-17, 2013 in Ann Arbor, MI with the National Finals being held in Waco, TX and International Finals in Glasgow, Scotland. For an example of a previous competition please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BF6hwKTTPM&feature=related. For any questions please contact Professor Abramson Rm. 260 (lwabra01@louisville.edu) or Nick Whitt (nicholas.whitt@louisville.edu
).

Good News: Bailiffs Can Receive Public Service Credit

Bailiffs are needed for the Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition on October 13 from 8:30-1:15.


Bailiffs will keep time for competitors, hold up time cards, and collect score sheets from the judges. A bailiff training session will take place on the day of the competition from 8:45-8:55 a.m.


The forms for public service credit can be found at: https://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp-forms. Courtney Pawley will need to sign reservation forms before October 13 to be turned in to Jina Scinta. All other public service forms will be signed and completed on the day of the competition.


All students, including 1Ls, are encouraged to sign up on the Moot Court Board door or email Courtney Pawley at crpawl01@louisville.edu if interested by September 28 at noon.

ABA Client Counseling Moot Court Team Tryouts

ABA Client Counseling Competition will be holding tryouts October 5th from 1-4 pm in Room 270 for any 2L or 3L interested. The Client Counseling Competition simulates a law office consultation in which a team of two students act as attorneys with their task being to find out the legal problem of their client and decide how to represent the client from a litigation and counseling perspective. Those interested should sign up in teams of two students and after signing up more details will be placed in your student mailboxes. The Regional Competition takes place Feb. 16-17, 2013 in Ann Arbor, MI with the National Finals being held in Waco, TX and International Finals in Glasgow, Scotland. For an example of a previous competition please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BF6hwKTTPM&feature=related. For any questions please contact Professor Abramson Rm. 260 (lwabra01@louisville.edu) or Nick Whitt (nicholas.whitt@louisville.edu
).

One LAST Chance to Sign-Up for Pirtle-Washer

We have a few spots that have opened up for Pirtle-Washer. We already have a record number of attorneys coming in as judges, so if you're interested in competing and missed the previous deadline, you have one last shot. To sign up, email Courtney Pawley (crpawl01@louisville.edu) no later than Friday at 10 a.m.

Good News: Bailiffs Can Receive Public Service Credit

Bailiffs are needed for the Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition on October 13 from 8:30-1:15.


Bailiffs will keep time for competitors, hold up time cards, and collect score sheets from the judges. A bailiff training session will take place on the day of the competition from 8:45-8:55 a.m.


The forms for public service credit can be found at: https://www.law.louisville.edu/professionaldevelopment/psp-forms. Courtney Pawley will need to sign confirmation forms before October 13 to be turned in to Jina Scinta. All other public service forms will be signed and completed on the day of the competition.


All students, including 1Ls, are encouraged to sign up on the Moot Court Board door if interested. Questions can be directed to Courtney Pawley at crpawl01@louisville.edu

ABA Client Counseling Moot Court Team Tryouts

ABA Client Counseling Competition will be holding tryouts October 5th from 1-4 pm in Room 270 for any 2L or 3L interested. The Client Counseling Competition simulates a law office consultation in which a team of two students act as attorneys with their task being to find out the legal problem of their client and decide how to represent the client from a litigation and counseling perspective. Those interested should sign up in teams of two students and after signing up more details will be placed in your student mailboxes. The Regional Competition takes place Feb. 16-17, 2013 in Ann Arbor, MI with the National Finals being held in Waco, TX and International Finals in Glasgow, Scotland. For an example of a previous competition please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BF6hwKTTPM&feature=related. For any questions please contact Professor Abramson Rm. 260 (lwabra01@louisville.edu) or Nick Whitt (nicholas.whitt@louisville.edu
).

Bailiffs Needed for Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition

Bailiffs are needed for the Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition on October 13 from 8:30-1:15.
Bailiffs will keep time for competitors, hold up time cards, and collect score sheets from the judges. A bailiff training session will take place on the day of the competition from 8:45-8:55 a.m.
All students, including 1Ls, are encouraged to sign up on the Moot Court Board door if interested. Questions can be directed to Courtney Pawley at crpawl01@louisville.edu

Congratulation to Negotiation Moot Court Team Members!

Congratulations to the following individuals who have been selected to represent our law school at this year's Negotiation competition in Lansing, Michigan!

Jillian Smith
Carli Clowers
Patrick Kennedy
Emily Peeler
Cassie Kennedy

Thank you to everyone who submitted statements of interest, and good luck to both of our teams this year!
 

Last Day to Sign Up for the Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition

If you are a 2L or 3L interested in oral advocacy, the Moot Court Board encourages you to sign up for the Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy competition. The competition will be held at the Hall of Justice on October 13 and the final rounds will be held in the Allen Courtroom on October 20. This competition is in its 41st year at the Brandeis School of Law and past champions include Justice Lisabeth Hughes Abramson and Judge Ann Bailey Smith. The winner will receive $1000, runner-up will receive $500, and third and fourth place finishers will receive $250 each. This competition does not require competitors to write a brief OR perform any outside research. All materials will be provided to competitors. The sign-up sheet is posted on the Moot Court Board office door until Sept. 13 at 8pm. Please email VP of Internal Competitions Courtney Pawley at crpawl01@louisville.edu with any questions.

One Week Left to Sign-Up for Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trail Team!

Any interested 2L, 3L, or 4L may sign up now for the Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Competition, held November 9-11 in Highland Heights, KY. The team’s coach is Thomas Stevens, a recent graduate and former Pirtle-Washer Champion and Heend Sheth, a domestic violence prosecutor in the County Attorney's Office.

To sign up, put your name on the sign-up sheet on the Moot Court Board Office door, room 183 by Monday, September 17. 

For the tryout, prepare a two to three minute opening statement for either side, based on the fact pattern that will be emailed to you after signing up on the Moot Court Board Office door.

We will be taking two teams of four people each. Direct any questions to Annie Nutter at alnutter27@gmail.com or Kristen Birkhold at kmbirk01@louisville.edu