Moot Court Board News

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!

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.

Still Time to Tryout for the Tax Moot Court Team

Florida Bar Tax Moot Court Competition from February 7-9th 2013 in sunny, warm Clearwater, Florida! There will be both an oral argument and written competition. 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls interested in trying out should submit their resume, a statement of interest, and a writing sample to the MCB office by this Friday, October 26th. There will be a folder on the door. Tryouts will the week of November 5th. Please direct any questions to Katie Potzick at kepotz01@louisville.edu.

38th Annual National Trial Team Selected

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected for the 2013 National Trial Team: 

Lacey Gullet
Pete Lay
Samantha Constantine
Naomi Warnick

The Moot Court Board wishes all the team members the best of luck on their upcoming competition. Thank you to everyone who tried out!

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.

2013 Criminal Law Moot Court Team Tryout

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 by November 6, 2012.  A team will be chosen based on these two items and a brief oral argument.  Tryouts for this competition will take place in mid-November.

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

Still Time To Tryout For The Tax Moot Court Team!

Florida Bar Tax Moot Court Competition from February 7-9th 2013 in sunny, warm Clearwater, Florida! There will be both an oral argument and written competition. 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls interested in trying out should submit their resume, a statement of interest, and a writing sample to the MCB office by this Friday, October 26th. There will be a folder on the door. Tryouts will the week of November 5th. Please direct any questions to Katie Potzick at kepotz01@louisville.edu.

MCB Environmental Law Team Selected

The following students have been selected to compete in the Pace University National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition:

Michael Gray
Ella Neely
Erica Rice

Please join the Moot Court Board in congratulating these students and wishing them the best of luck in the competition!

Pirtle-Washer Congratulations!

Congratulations to Stephanie Carr, the 2012 Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Champion, Pete Lay, the 2012 Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Runner-up, and Samantha Constantine and Paige Hamby, 2012 Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Semi-Finalists. The judges were extremely impressed with the oral advocacy skills of all the competitors.