Moot Court Board News

MCB Good Luck!

Please wish Carli Ashe Clowers, Jackie Clowers, Sarah Ellen Potter, and Jillian Smith good luck as they travel to Ontario, Canada this weekend, along with coach Mary Jo Gleason, to compete in the Regional Competition of the ABA's Negotiation Competition.

MCB Congrats!

Congratulations to the 2012 team for the 36th Annual Robert F. Wagner Labor and Employment Law Competition. The team representing the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law includes Denise Hall, Amber Gratz, and Leah Rupp Smith. Thank you to everyone who tried out for the team and best wishes for the competitors in March!

MCB Congrats!

Congratulations to the 2012 team for the Thirty-Seventh Annual Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition.  The team representing the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law includes Nathan Fort, Taylor Gerlach, and Victoria O'Grady.  Thank you to everyone who tried out for the team and best wishes for the competitors in March!

MCB Good Luck!

Please wish Natalie Humphrey, Brad Johnson, Brittany McKenna, and Natalie Smith good luck as they travel to Northern Kentucky this weekend, along with coach Professor Levinson, to compete in the Regional Competition of the ABA's Arbitration Competition.

MCB Good Luck!

Good luck to Greg Mayes and Brandon Johnson, who are competing in the Twentieth Annual National Health Law Moot Court Competition on November 4th and 5th. The competition is being held at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. Professor Karen Jordan will be accompanying the team as coach.

MCB Happenings

Sign Up Deadlines for Moot Court Competitions

1. International Law - Tuesday, November 1 by 12:30 p.m.
2. Energy and Sustainablity Law - Tuesday, November 1.
3. Criminal Law - Wednesday, November 2 by 5 p.m.

For further information, please visit https://www.law.louisville.edu/node/6945.

MCB Happenings

Sign Up Deadlines for Moot Court Competitions


1. Tax Law - Friday, October 28 (submission date extended).

2. International Law - Tuesday, November 1 @ 12:30 p.m.

3. Energy and Sustainablity Law - Tuesday, November 1.

4. Criminal Law - Wednesday, November 2 @ 5 p.m.


For further information, please visit https://www.law.louisville.edu/node/6945.

Reception for MCB Members & Pirtle-Washer Competitors

All MCB members and Pirtle-Washer competitors need to be at the reception Friday, October 28th from 5-7 p.m. at the University Club.  This will be a great chance to network with judges, previous winners, and other alumni.  The dress is business professional.  There will be a cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. 

Sign-Ups for International Law Moot Court Competition

If your interests are in international law the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is for you! Any 2L, 3L, or 4L is eligible to compete. There will be an information session on Thursday, October 27 at 1:00 p.m. in Room LL71. You will given a problem question in the topic area. If you are unable to attend the event, the problem question will be available on the Moot Court door.

Please email the following information to Joshua Waldrop (joshua.waldrop@louisville.edu) no later than Tuesday, November 1 by 12:30 p.m:

1. Problem question

2. Resume

3. Unofficial Transcript

4. Writing sample (optional)

5. Anything else you think may be pertinent

A try-out interview will be scheduled soon after which will be held the first week in November.

The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world's largest moot court competition, with participants from over 500 law schools in more than 80 countries. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations.The School will send one team to the regional competitions being held the in the first part of 2012. The competitions will be held in Washington, D.C.

MCB Congrats!

Congratulations to this year's Pirtle-Washer finalists:

Nathan Batey 

Josh Porter

Jennifer Siewertsen 

Thomas Stevens

These four competitors are advancing from a field of sixteen very talented student oral advocates.  All of the competitors did a great job representing our law school in front of the twenty-four local attorneys who judged them this Saturday at the Hall of Justice.  The semi-final and final rounds will take place this Friday, October 28 in the Allen Courtroom.