Perhaps you've never heard of the legendary trial advocacy success of the Cumberland School of Law.  Read on.   


Last week a Cumberland team won the National Trial Advocacy Competition hosted by the Michigan State University School of Law. There were 27 teams entered in the competition. The Cumberland team defeated teams from the University of Maryland in the quarter-finals, the University of Houston in the semi-finals and the University of Florida in the finals. The team members were Drew Haskins (Chattanooga, TN), Brittany Stancombe (Clarksville, TN), Sam Nicolle (Hazel Green, AL) and Patrick Hinchey (Savannah, GA). The team was coached by Sara Williams ('06) who was an award-winning national trial team member during her student days. She currently practices with the Carr Allison firm. 


The world is better because of the competence of Cumberland students and graduates. 



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 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 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.