Saturday, March 21, 2015

May 11-14: Seattle - Judging Hillis, Clark, Martin & Peterson Appellate Advocacy Competition #MCLE Credit

Judging for a UWLS competition is an opportunity to provide law students with valuable feedback on their trial advocacy skills. Volunteer judges are also invaluable to the continued success of the Moot Court Honor Board and the in-house competition program. For your service as a judge, you may receive free CLE credits.
Title:
Judging Hillis, Clark, Martin & Peterson Appellate Advocacy Competition
When/Where:
Monday, May 11, 2015 through Thursday, May 14, 2015
5:30-6:00 p.m. Judge check-in, chance to review problem.
6:00-6:30 p.m. Mandatory training for judges.
6:30-9:00 p.m. Competition round and feedback.
Description:
The Mock Trial Competitions are two of five annual in-house competitions hosted by the Moot Court Honor Board to provide students with the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with a variety of practical lawyering skills. Students form teams of two and are provided the mock trial problem in advance. Teams must prepare an opening statement, direct examination of two witnesses, cross examination of two witnesses and closing arguments. The competition features two preliminary rounds and three elimination rounds (quarterfinal, semifinal, and final).
As a judge, you will provide feedback and evaluate the participants’ performance. We welcome attorneys from all practice areas. We will provide you with details regarding the problem and fact pattern in advance of the competition.
Judging for a UWLS competition is an opportunity to provide law students with valuable feedback on their trial advocacy skills. Volunteer judges are also invaluable to the continued success of the Moot Court Honor Board and the in-house competition program.
Credit:
For your service as a judge, you may receive 3 free CLE credits for judging 1 competition or 5.5 credits for judging 2.
By:
University of Washington Moot Court Honor Board
Register now; space is limited