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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

5-20-2013

Winners of Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

On Monday May 20, the Moot Court Honor Board hosted the championship rounds of the Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition. The competition's eight finalists made it to the championship round from an original pool of over 160 student competitors. They presented excellent arguments in front of a distinguished panel of guest judges. Congratulations to all competitors.

Champions

Gold Bracket: Darin Jones & Drew Duggan
Purple Bracket: Mallory Bouchee & Jen Goldstein

Finalists

Gold Bracket: Kiry Nelsen & Matt Wurdeman
Purple Bracket: Jessica Erickson & Emily Childs

Brief Awards

1st Place Best Brief: Jessica Erickson & Emily Childs
2nd Place Best Brief: Mallory Bouchee & Jen Goldstein
3rd Place Best Brief: Michael Ellis & Andrew Duenkel

Speaker Awards

Gold Bracket 1st Place Speaker: Darin Jones
2nd Place Speaker: Evan Carden
3rd Place Speaker: Mathew Wurdeman

Purple Bracket 1st Place Speaker: Dane Westermeyer
2nd Place Speaker: Jessica Erickson
3rd Place Speaker: Emily Childs

Semifinalists

Casey Schuab & Dane Westermeyer
Alexander Wisbey & Emily Elijah
Nick Balthrop & Steve Clark
Evan Carden & Matt Hart