Moot Court Board News

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.

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
).