Earning Accolades

Earning Accolades - Shane Michael, Amber Lee, Brittney Lane, and John Barron

Students enjoyed another spectacular year of success in appellate, trial, and alternative dispute resolution competitions during the 2010-2011 year.

National Championship

National Finalists

Faridoon Baqi and Brittney Lane were finalists and Kimberly McCall and Jeremiah Lee were semifinalists at the Chicago Bar Association National Moot Court Competition in November. Lane was named Best Advocate in the preliminary rounds.

Kelline Linton and Ardy Pirnia were finalists at the Asylum and Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition at UC Davis in Davis, California, in February. Linton was awarded Best Advocate in the preliminary rounds.

Regional Championships

The team of Robert Pendergrass, Lauren Moon, and Amber Lee were champions and Seth Laursen, Javon Jones, and Derek Thain were semifinalists at the Texas Young Lawyers Association Regional Trial Competition at La Verne University in Rancho Cucamonga, California, in February.

Mane Sardaryan, Chalak Richards, Lauren Castles, and Alyssa Ayotte were champions and Kelsey Stapler, Ben Adams, Kimberly McCall, and Brittney Lane were finalists at the American Association for Justice Regional Trial Competition in Santa Monica, California, in March.

Will Glaser and Kelsey Stapler were the champions at the National Moot Court Regional Competition in San Francisco, California, in October. Glaser was named Best Advocate in the preliminary rounds.

Richard Protzmann and Janelle White were champions at the Thornses Pre-Vis Arbitration Competition at the University of San Diego in February.

Kaden Norton and Ardy Pirnia were champions at the State Bar of California Environmental Negotiation Competition in San Francisco, California, in March.

Additional Awards

Emily Brandenburg, Kendra Lounsberry, and Nicole Rodger won Second-Place Brief at the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition in San Francisco, California, in February.

Will Glaser won Third-Place Advocate in the Preliminary Rounds of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, on April 21.

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