Moot Court Board News

Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants

The Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Board is 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.

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.

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.

Congratulations to the New 2013 Client Counseling Moot Court Team

Congratulations to the 2013 members of the Brandeis School of Law Client Counseling Moot Court Team:

Chelsea Painter & Dani Smith

Thank you to everyone who tried out! 

Immigration Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

Join the Immigration Team!
Interested in Immigration Law? Apply to join this years Immigration Law Team to compete at NYU in New York City this February. Please submit a statement of interest in immigration law, a resume, transcript (unofficial), and a writing sample either electronically to Jessie.Weinmann@gmail.com or in Jessie Weinmann's student mailbox by OCTOBER 11th. After receiving all the application packets, Professor Trucios-Haynes will meet with the applicants and announce the chosen team by the end of October. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

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.

Congratulations to the New 2013 Trademark Moot Court Team Members

The Trademark Moot Court Team has been selected.  Can you please congratulate the following students:
Robert Nemes
Kylie Parker
Miranda Ratcliffe 
Ross Thompson
Michael Tyrikos

Congratulations to the Selected Members of the 2013 Negotiation Team!

Congratulations to the 2013 members of the Brandeis School of Law Negotiation Moot Court Team:

Ryan Ballard

Patrick Markey

Alex Russell

Emily Peeler

Jeff Hellmann

Immigration Law Moot Court Team Seeking Applicants!

Interested in Immigration Law? Apply to join this years Immigration Law Team to compete at NYU in New York City this February. Please submit a statement of interest in immigration law, a resume, transcript (unofficial), and a writing sample either electronically to Jessie.Weinmann@gmail.com or in Jessie Weinmann's student mailbox by October 11th. After receiving all the application packets, Professor Trucios-Haynes will meet with the applicants and announce the chosen team by the end of October. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

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.

Congratulations to the National Trial Competition Team

We are pleased to announce the members of the two teams that will represent the Brandeis School of Law at the National Trial Competition that will be held this spring.

This year's team members are:

Lacey Gullet

Lindsey Howard

Chad Hardin

Greg Finch

 

Congratulations to these students, and thank you to everyone that showed interest in the National Trial Competition.