Moot Court Board News

Good Luck to the National Moot Court Team!

Please join the Moot Court Board in wishing the best of luck to the Brandeis teams traveling to Richmond for the National Moot Court Competition this weekend! Samantha Constantine, Paige Hamby, Drew Eckman, and Chad Hardin have all been working hard under the direction of Professor Marcosson, and are sure to be excellent representatives of the law school.

ABA Client Counseling Team Members Selected

Congratulations to Dani Smith and Chelsea Painter who have been selected to represent the University of Louisville in February at the ABA Client Counseling Competition in Ann Arbor, MI.

Congratulations to the Kentucky Intra-State Mock Trial Team

Please join the Moot Court Board in congratulating the Intrastate Mock Trial Team on their superb performance in this past weekend’s Intrastate Mock Trial Competition.  UofL sent two teams to the competition, including: Joshua Waldrop, Shawn Spalding, Sierra Ashby, Sharon Wright, Stephanie Carr, Amy Dorsch, and Pete Lay.  Although not advancing to the final rounds, both teams were highly commended by the competition’s judges for their “exceptional speaking ability,” “preparedness,” and their mastery of the factual record and the Federal Rules of Evidence.  Additionally, multiple participants from UofL were nominated for best advocate honors.  Coaches Heend Sheth and Thomas Stevens couldn't be more proud of this year’s team and thank them for honorably representing the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law.

Congratulations to the Arbitration Team!

Please join the Moot Court Board in congratulating the Arbitration Team on their outstanding performance this weekend! The team won both preliminary rounds (defeated New York Law and St. Johns) and advanced to the semifinals as the #1 ranked/scoring team out of 10 teams. The team also won their semifinal round (defeated William & Mitchell) and advanced to the Regional Finals. They lost narrowly in the finals (to Fordham) and finished as Regional Runner-up. Congratulations Brad Johnson, Darick Crumbly, Derek Miles, Emily Harris, and Professor Levinson and thank you for representing the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law so well!

Congratulations Negotiation Team!

Congratulations to our negotiation team who proudly represented UofL at the ABA Regional Competition this weekend in Lansing! The team of Carli Clowers and Jill Smith placed 3rd out of 20 teams after the final round, being tied for 1st after the initial rounds and missing 2nd place by only one point! The team of Emily Peeler and Patrick Markey placed 8th out of 20 teams! Both teams earned very high praise from the judged for their negotiation skills and adaptability to a variety of teams and challenged. The teams were accomanies by assistant coach and team alternate Cassie Kennedy, who was highly effective, and expert co-coaches Professor Mary Jo Gleason and Professor Tony Arnold. All five team members worked really hard, making huge strides in their negotiation skills since the first practice, and giving it their all at the competition!

Good Luck to the Kentucky Intra-State Mock Trial Team

Good luck to the members of the Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Team as they head up to Campbell County this weekend to compete against teams from NKU Chase College of Law and UK Law!

The team members are Sierra Ashby, Amy Dorsch, Stephanie Carr, Sharon Wright, Pete Lay, Brian Smith, Josh Waldrop, and Shawn Spalding.  Be sure to wish them good luck!

Good Luck to the ABA Regional Negotiation Moot Court Team!

Please join the Moot Court Board in wishing the best of luck to Carli Clowers, Emily Peeler, Jill Smith, Patrick Markey and Cassie Kennedy, who will represent UofL's law school this weekend at the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition! We are very proud of the team already. Good Luck!

2013 National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition Tryouts!

Interested in criminal law? If so, 2L, 3L, or 4L students are encouraged to sign-up for the 2013 Herbert J. Wechsler National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition. This competition will be held on March 23, 2013 at SUNY Buffalo Law School in Buffalo, New York. Competing in this event is an excellent opportunity to meet other law students interested in criminal law, as well as attorneys currently practicing in the field. The team is coached by local attorneys Ted Shouse and Annie O'Connell.

To sign up, please email a resume and a writing sample to Brian O'Connor at bjacksonoconnor@gmail.com. A team will be chosen based on these two items and a brief oral argument. The deadline to apply for this competition is November 12th.

If you have any questions about the competition, please contact Brian O'Connor.

Good Luck to the ABA Arbitration Team!

The Moot Court Board would like to wish the Arbitration Team good luck this weekend as they travel to Chicago to participate in the ABA Arbitration Competition. Brad Johnson, Darick Crumbly, Derek Miles, and Emily Harris will represent the school in the competition and Professor Levinson is the faculty coach. The team has worked very hard since being selected in the spring semester and we wish them success in the competition!

Good Luck to the ABA Regional Negotiation Moot Court Team!

Please join the Moot Court Board in wishing the best of luck to Carli Clowers, Emily Peeler, Jill Smith, Patrick Markey and Cassie Kennedy, who will represent UofL's law school this weekend at the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition! We are very proud of the team already. Good Luck!