Moot Court Board News

Witnesses Needed ASAP

The National Mock Trial team is in need of three witnesses for this Thursday, January 27 at 6pm in Room 071.  If you are already a witness for the National Trial Competition, then you cannot also be a witness for the team.  Please contact Stephanie Loper ASAP at stephanie.loper@yahoo.com if you are available.

Public Service Opportunity! Bailiffs needed for the National Trial Competition on February 18-20, 2011.

The Moot Court Board is in need of several volunteer bailiffs for the National Trial Competition. Ten bailiffs are needed for Friday the 18th, ten bailiffs are needed for Saturday the 19th, and two bailiffs are needed for Sunday the 20th. The hours of the competition are as follows:

Friday: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-5:30pm
Sunday: 8:15am-5:00pm

Those with schedule constraints can also sign up for half-day slots. 1Ls interested in joining the Moot Court Board are highly encouraged to volunteer. This is a great opportunity to get a large chunk of your public service requirement fulfilled. Bailiff positions will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please email maosbo06@louisville.edu to sign up. 


Mandatory Moot Court Board Meeting

Attention MCB Members -

Please bring your lunch and come to the mandatory meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13th from 12-1pm in room 075 to discuss assignments for the upcoming National Trial Competition.

Public Service Opportunity - Volunteer Witnesses Needed

The law school will be hosting the Region 7 National Trial Competition Regional from Friday, February 18 to Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the Jefferson County Judicial Center. 
We are still in need of students who would be available that weekend to serve as volunteer witnesses for the competition. 
If you are interested, please come to an interest session on Wednesday, January 12 at 12 PM in Room 275.  Open to 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls.

Kudos to the Intra-State Mock Trial Team!

Congratulations to Sandra Moon, Paul Chumbley, Justin Gooch, Jenn Murzyn, James Fisher, Marlow Riedling, Teresa Kenyon and Julie Purcell of UofL's Intra-State Mock Trial Team for a very successful competition this past weekend. One of the teams competed in the semi-finals and numerous team members were nominated for the Best Advocate Award. Congratulations and great job!

Congratulations to the Negotiation Team!

Congratulations to Nicole Crump, Jeffrey Hall, John Gilliam, Ryan Goode and Fernando Valdizan for their success at the American Bar Association Negotiation Competition, Nov. 13-14 in Detroit.

Nicole and Jeff are going to the national finals in Atlanta and John and Ryan received excellent comments on their negotiation performances notwithstanding facing tough competitors!  Fernando, an experienced negotiator, thoughtfully served as a student coach. Our special thanks to Dean Arnold and Prof. Mary Jo Gleason for their coaching and support. Congratulations!!

2011 Weschler Criminal Law Moot Team Selected!

Congratulations to Jared Sawyer and Jennifer Siewertsen on being selected for the 2011 Wechsler Criminal Law Team!

Congratulations to the Negotiation Team!

Congratulations to Nicole Crump, Jeffrey Hall, John Gilliam, Ryan Goode and Fernando Valdizan for their success at the American Bar Association Negotiation Competition, Nov. 13-14 in Detroit.

Nicole and Jeff are going to the national finals in Atlanta and John and Ryan received excellent comments on their negotiation performances notwithstanding facing tough competitors!  Fernando, an experienced negotiator, thoughtfully served as a student coach. Our special thanks to Dean Arnold and Prof. Mary Jo Gleason for their coaching and support. Congratulations!!

Congratulations to the Arbitration Team!

 

Congratulations to Samantha Thomas-Bush, Brandon Edwards, Megan Keane and Aaron Price for a very successful performance at the American Bar Association Arbitration Competition this past weekend!

One of our UofL teams won their first round and the other team was defeated by the second-place overall winners. In both rounds the judges commented on the teams’ excellent preparation and the fact that the competitors were much more advanced than the judges themselves were as students.

Congratulations, and great job!

Criminal Law Moot Court Sign-up Deadline

Interested individuals should contact Jenn Siewertsen ASAP at jlsiew02@gwise.louisville.edu