Published on August 26, 2015 by Polly Allen Manuel
During the last two weekends in August, 36 second- and third-year students participated in the Herbert W. Peterson Trial Team Competition at Cumberland School of Law. This competition is the selection process for the law school’s nationally-ranked trial teams. A special thank you to all of the volunteer judges and attorneys who dedicated their valuable time to make the competition a success. We hope that each of you will consider returning to judge in future years.The Trial Advocacy Board student directors of the competition were Ross Barbier and Evan Chaput.
2015-2016 Herbert W. Peterson National Trial Team:
The team has been divided to compete in the following competitions this fall:
University of Florida Levin College of Law’s National Trial Advocacy Tournament, October 9-11.
Evans, Lock, Patel, and Reynolds
St. Mary’s University School of Law’s 2015 Lone Star Classic, October 15-17.
Garnett, Naro, Panella, and Wright
2015 Tournament of Champions, October 28-31.
Hatcher, Herren, Nichols, and Seal
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2015 National Civil Trial Competition, November 12-16.
Alvis, Scholl, Smith, Svensson
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