The mock trial team of 3Ls Gus Lazares and Katie Wallrabenstein won the regional round of the National Trial Competition and advanced to the championship round in Austin, Texas. The team competed against 19 other pairs in a weekend-long event that eliminated teams each round until one victorious duo remained.
The moot court program is making room in Drinko Hall for extra hardware after a team of 3Ls returned from the Andrews Kurth National Moot Court Championship with multiple trophies and accolades. Lisa Herman, Colin Kalvas, and Jim Saywell came in second for the “Best Brief Award” and third overall. They started as the 12th seed.
Four students who earned national champion moot court honors were recognized on the court during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Iowa. Students Jim Saywell, Whitney Siehl, Ariel Brough, and Nikki Baszynski were joined by Dean Alan Michaels, Assistant Dean Monte Smith, Associate Dean Chris Fairman, and Moot Court Director Elizabeth Sherowski.
Three students from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law will take part in the Andrews Kurth National Moot Court Championship. Only 16 schools receive an invitation, based on the performance of their moot court teams the previous academic year. Ohio State’s moot court program is currently ranked no. 12 in the country.
A team from the Moritz College of Law placed in the inaugural Ohio Attorney General’s Public Service Mock Trial Competition, which was held Nov. 2-3 at the Franklin County Courthouse. The team – comprised of 3Ls Gus Lazares, Natalie McGee, [...]
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is sponsoring a Mock Trial Competition open to second- and third-year students at Ohio law schools. The competition will take place Nov. 2-3 at the Franklin County Courthouse. All teams are guaranteed two trials on [...]
Gus Lazares and Katie Wallrabenstein, 2Ls at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, finished as quarter-finalists in the 2013 National Trial Competition held April 3-7 in San Antonio.
Nikki Trautman Baszynski was declared National Best Advocate at the 36th Annual American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition held April 4-6 in Chicago.
Students from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law continue to compete in competitions at home and afar. Last month, they brought honor to the College – and a national championship in the case of one team.
The Constitutional Law Team, composed of 3Ls Ariel Brough and Whitney Siehl and 2L Jim Saywell, was crowned national champion at the Sutherland Cup Moot Court Competition, held at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. March 15-16.
Students at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law spent the month of February in tough competition with other law students in a number of tournaments.
3L at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Amanda Parker, tied for the “Best Mediator” award at the Great Lakes Mediation Tournament.