Moot Court Board News

Congratulations to Pirtle-Washer Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to Pirtle-Washer Semi-Finalists Chadler Hardin, Lindsey Howard, Lacey Gullett, & Corey Shiffman.

Each of the competitors demonstrated incredible oral advocacy skills during the preliminary rounds on Saturday, October 19. On Saturday, October 26, the competitors will advance to the semi-final rounds of the competition held in the Allen Courtroom of the law school.

At 9:00 a.m. Corey Shiffman v. Lindsey Howard

At 10:30 a.m. Lacey Gullett v. Chad Hardin

The final round will begin at 1:00 p.m.

All students and faculty are encouraged to attend. 

Tax Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

The Tax Moot Court Team is now seeking interested upper-level students who wish to participate in the upcoming National Tax Moot Court Competition.
 
The Florida Bar Tax Section sponsors the National Tax Moot Court Competition on an annual basis. The 2014 competition will be held February 6-8, 2014, at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key, Florida.
 
The format of the competition consists of a first round double elimination oral argument followed by single elimination quarterfinals, semifinal and final rounds. The problem consists of three or four issues, all tax related. For preliminary rounds of the oral argument competition, judges are made up of attorneys who are members of The Florida Bar Tax Section. The final and consolation rounds will be judged by judges from the US Tax Court.
 
Interested students should send Prof. Blackburn their resume along with a short expression of interest.  Please submit by email to tblackburn@louisville.edu. After the initial selection process, Prof. Blackburn will later ask for a meeting, mock argument and writing sample.
 
The selection process will begin Friday, 10-18-13. Please send in your resume and interest statement as soon as possible.

Employment and Labor Law Application deadline EXTENDED

Employment and Labor Law Competition Application deadline EXTENDED!

WHEN: Try-outs will be held on Wednesday, october 23rd from 5:30 to 7:30 and Wednesday, October 30th from 5:30-8:30.

WHERE: Try-outs will be held in the Hebel Courtroom. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the Moot Court Board Room door until 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 29th.

HOW: Sign up for a try-out time and return the attached Information Sheet to the folder on the Moot Court Board door in a sealed envelop by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 29th. Potential candidates must be prepared to present a 10 minute oral argument on University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, 2013 U.S. LEXIS 4704 (June 24, 2013). Potential candidates may be asked to present either side of the case at the try-out.

WHY: Team members will learn valuable skills through their participation, and will have the opportunity to compete in the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition in New York City March 19-23, 2014.

Questions? Email Paige Clark at pclark0905@gmail.com.

Congratulations to the new Transactional LawMeet team members!

Congratulations to the newest members of the Transactional LawMeet team: Michael McGee and Kiera Hollis.

Thank you to all who were interested! 

Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants

Interested in Labor and Employment Law? Try out for the Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team!  

When: Try-Outs will be held on Monday, October 21, Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Where: Try-Outs will be held in the Hebel Courtroom on Monday and Wednesday and LL80 on Tuesday. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the Moot Court Board Office door until 2:30 pm on Friday, October 18.

HOW: Sign up for a try-out time and return the Information Sheet, Personal Statement, and Optional Writing Sample to the folder on the Moot Court Board Office door by 2:30 pm on Friday, October 18. Including your GPA and/or Class Rank on the information sheet is optional. If you choose to do so, please place the information sheet in a sealed envelope.

Potential candidates must be prepared to present a 10 minute oral argument on University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, 2013 U.S. LEXIS 4704 (June 24, 2013). Potential Candidates may be required to present either side of the case at the try-out.

WHY: Team members will learn valuable skills through their participation and will have the opportunity to compete in the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition in New York City March 19-23, 2014.

Questions? Email Paige Clark at pclark0905@gmail.com.

The information sheet is attached.

Tax Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

The Tax Moot Court Team is now seeking interested upper-level students who wish to participate in the upcoming National Tax Moot Court Competition.
 
The Florida Bar Tax Section sponsors the National Tax Moot Court Competition on an annual basis. The 2014 competition will be held February 6-8, 2014, at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key, Florida.
 
The format of the competition consists of a first round double elimination oral argument followed by single elimination quarterfinals, semifinal and final rounds. The problem consists of three or four issues, all tax related. For preliminary rounds of the oral argument competition, judges are made up of attorneys who are members of The Florida Bar Tax Section. The final and consolation rounds will be judged by judges from the US Tax Court.
 
Interested students should send Prof. Blackburn their resume along with a short expression of interest.  Please submit by email to tblackburn@louisville.eduAfter the initial selection process, Prof. Blackburn will later ask for a meeting, mock argument and writing sample.
 

The selection process will begin Friday, 10-18-13. Please send in your resume and interest statement as soon as possible.

 
Thank you.

Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants

Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants! 

When: Try-Outs will be held on Monday, October 21, Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Where: Try-Outs will be held in the Hebel Courtroom on Monday and Wednesday and LL80 on Tuesday. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the Moot Court Board Office door until 2:30 pm on Friday, October 18.

HOW: Sign up for a try-out time and return the Information Sheet, Personal Statement, and Optional Writing Sample to the folder on the Moot Court Board Office door by 2:30 pm on Friday, October 18. GPA and Class Rank are optional. If you wish to include these items, please place your application in a sealed envelope and place it into the envelope on the MCB door.

Potential candidates must be prepared to present a 10 minute oral argument on University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, 2013 U.S. LEXIS 4704 (June 24, 2013). Potential Candidates may be required to present either side of the case at the try-out.

WHY: Team members will learn valuable skills through their participation and will have the opportunity to compete in the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition in New York City March 19-23, 2014.

Questions? Email Paige Clark at pclark0905@gmail.com.

The information sheet is attached.

Tax Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

The Tax Moot Court Team is now seeking interested upper-level students who wish to participate in the upcoming National Tax Moot Court Competition.
 
The Florida Bar Tax Section sponsors the National Tax Moot Court Competition on an annual basis. The 2014 competition will be held February 6-8, 2014 at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key, Florida.
 
The format of the competition consists of a first round double elimination oral argument followed by single elimination quarterfinals, semifinal and final rounds. The problem consists of three or four issues, all tax related. For preliminary rounds of the oral argument competition, judges are made up of attorneys who are members of The Florida Bar Tax Section. The final and consolation rounds will be judged by judges from the US Tax Court.
 
Interested students should send Prof. Blackburn their resume along with a short expression of interest.  Please submit by email to tblackburn@louisville.edu. After the initial selection process, Prof. Blackburn will later ask for a meeting, mock argument and writing sample.
 
The selection process will begin Friday, 10-18-13. Please send in your resume and interest statement as soon as possible.

Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants

Interested in Labor and Employment Law? Try out for the Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team! 

When: Try-Outs will be held on Monday, October 21, Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Where: Try-Outs will be held in the Hebel Courtroom on Monday and Wednesday and LL80 on Tuesday. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the Moot Court Board Office door until 2:30 pm on Friday, October 18.

HOW: Sign up for a try-out time and return the Information Sheet, Personal Statement, and Optional Writing Sample to the folder on the Moot Court Board Office door by 2:30 pm on Friday, October 18.

Potential candidates must be prepared to present a 10 minute oral argument on University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, 2013 U.S. LEXIS 4704 (June 24, 2013). Potential Candidates may be required to present either side of the case at the try-out.

WHY: Team members will learn valuable skills through their participation and will have the opportunity to compete in the Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition in New York City March 19-23, 2014.

Questions? Email Paige Clark at pclark0905@gmail.com.

The information sheet is attached.

Tax Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

The Tax Moot Court Team is now seeking interested upper-level students who wish to participate in the upcoming National Tax Moot Court Competition.
 
The Florida Bar Tax Section sponsors the National Tax Moot Court Competition on an annual basis. The 2014 competition will be held February 6-8, 2014 at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key, Florida.
 
The format of the competition consists of a first round double elimination oral argument followed by single elimination quarterfinals, semifinal and final rounds. The problem consists of three or four issues, all tax related. For preliminary rounds of the oral argument competition, judges are made up of attorneys who are members of The Florida Bar Tax Section. The final and consolation rounds will be judged by judges from the US Tax Court.
 

Interested students should send Prof. Blackburn their resume along with a short expression of interest.  Please submit by email to tblackburn@louisville.eduAfter the initial selection process, Prof. Blackburn will later ask for a meeting, mock argument and writing sample.

The selection process will begin Friday, 10-18-13. Please send in your resume and interest statement as soon as possible.