Moot Court Board News
Try-outs for the National Moot Court team are now open! The competition takes place in Richmond, Virginia, in November. This is an appellate competition and the team members will have to write a brief. It is open to all 2L, 3L, and 4L students.
Anyone interested in trying out should:
- Submit a brief by Monday, August 27th to Professor Marcosson. The brief must be the work of the applicant and may be emailed or turned in as a hard copy. Your BLS brief is sufficient.
- Sign up for a try-out time. Try-outs include an oral argument based on your brief and will take place on Thursday, August 30th and Friday, August 31st. The sign-up sheet will be posted on the Moot Court Board door.
If you have any questions, please contact Professor Marcosson at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Executive Board of the University of Louisville Brandeis School Of Law Moot Court Board is proud to announce the new incoming members of the Moot Court Board for the 2012-2013 Academic Year:
Congratulations to all the incoming members of the Moot Court Board on this prestigious honor. We know your hard work will pay off through the continued success of the upcoming competitions sponsored and facilitated by the Moot Court Board.
All students interested in applying for the Moot Court Board should submit their completed Waiver and Consent Form to the envelope located on the Moot Court Board door (near the Career Services offices) OR electronically to BrandeisMootCourtBoard@gmail.com. If you are submitting the form electronically, please submit a copy with a valid signature.
If you have any questions or are unable to submit the form using either method please contact Paige Hamby at PMHAMB01@louisville.edu. The Moot Court Board apologizes for any inconvenience this has caused.
The Brandeis School of Law Moot Court Board is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 academic year.
MCB plans and manages external and internal moot court, mock trial, and professional skills competitions at the Brandeis School of Law. MCB members organize and administer the Pirtle-Washer Competition, First-Year BLS Oral Arguments, First-Year Oral Advocacy Competition, and any moot court competitions the Brandeis School of Law hosts during the year. In addition, each MCB member acts as a facilitator for a moot court team or competition. Each member is expected to fully participate in planning and carrying out all MCB events.
Any interested persons should submit their completed application, resume, and Waiver and Release form by May 9th at 9:00 p.m. Please see the attached application for more information. Note that the completed Waiver and Release should be submitted to the folder on the MCB door, or electronically.
For any further questions or information, please contact any of the Executive Board members: Paige Hamby, Courtney Pawley, Ashley Haile, Pete Lay, or Luke Markushewski.
The Quarter-Final round of the First Year Oral Advocacy Competition was a close contest, with four competitors advancing to Thursday evening's Semi-Final round. All eight competitors were praised for their poise and preparation by the judging panel, made up of UofL alumni Marilyn Osborn Patterson, Barry Dunn, Andrew Palmer, and Jason Nemes. In Thursday's Semi-Final Rounds, Mia Walters and Sean Dennis argued at 5:30 p.m. in the Allen Courtroom, followed by Lacey Gullett and Jon Hollan at 6:15 p.m. One competitor from each round advanced to Friday's Final at 2:00 p.m.
Do you like money? Do you want a chance to practice your oral advocacy skills? If you answered yes to both, then the First Year Oral Advocacy competition is for you! The competition will run from April 9th through April 13th, and you'll get the opportunity to argue in front of practicing attorneys and judges. Plus you can win CASH PRIZES! Preliminary rounds will be on brief, so no additional preparation is necessary.
The sign up sheet is posted on the Moot Court Board room door. Please sign up by Thursday, April 5th at 8:00 PM. Be sure to sign up!