Cumberland Law Trial Team Heads to National Competition
Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2004-02-19
A trial team from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law has qualified for national competition sponsored by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. The four-person Cumberland team won first place in regional competition held in Birmingham Feb. 13-15.
Winning team members are Brian Kilgore of Birmingham, Andy Pascual of Clarkston, Ga., Brett Turnbull of Fairhope and Gerard Virga of Panama City Beach, Fla. Cumberland adjunct faculty member Michael Rasmussen is team coach.
The national competition will be in West Palm Beach, Fla., March 11-14.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.