AAJ Trial Team

Photo of a member of the AAJ Trial Team practicing for the regional competition.

AAJ Trial Teams stand out amid competition at one of nation’s toughest regionals

The following post was written by Matt Breeding (JD ’06), adjunct faculty member and coach of the Wake Forest School of Law American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trial Team, following the annual AAJ  Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition  on March 1-4 in Philadelphia.

“Coaching the Wake Forest AAJ trial team is an incredible honor, as it has been for the past 12 years. But coaching this year’s team has been one of the most profoundly impactful experiences of my professional career. Continue reading »

Photo of the members of the two regional winning National Trial Teams heading to Nationals in April 2018.

For third time in school history, both National Trial Teams win regional trial competition, advance to nationals

Wake Forest University School of Law National Trial Team competitors and coaches are continuing a record-breaking streak by sending not one, but two teams to nationals after winning the regional TYLA National Trial Competition (NTC) on Feb. 16-18.

Hosted by Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wake Forest’s National Trial Teams advanced to the two championship rounds against the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Emory University law schools, and both came out victorious, says Coach Mark Boynton (JD ’97). Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for May 7, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 28, 2017:

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Group photo of AAJ Trial Team National Champions

AAJ Trial Team wins 2017 National Championship

The Wake Forest School of Law AAJ Trial Team of Drew Culler (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17), Cheslie Kryst (JD ’17) and Ethan White (JD ’17) won the 2017 National Championship on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Group photo of AAJ Trial Team 2016

AAJ Trial Team exhibits outstanding performance in New Orleans

The Wake Forest Law American Association for Justice Trial Team finished strong in the National Finals held in New Orleans April 1-3. The team had their most accomplished season in school history, finishing as semifinalists with a No. 3 national ranking out of 224 teams in the country. The team consisted of Captain Joshua Bussen (JD ’16), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17), Carson Smith (JD ’16) and Zabrina Delgado (JD ’16).

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Wake Forest Law trial teams earn exceptional success in competitions, advance to nationals

Wake Forest Law’s trial teams have been highly successful in the past month, winning major regional competitions and advancing to the national finals of two major trial competitions: the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) National Trial Competition and the American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition.

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Group photo of Trial Advocacy Team AAJ Regional Champions

Student Trial Advocacy team named American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Champions

Wake Forest Law fielded two teams in the American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition (STAC) held in Raleigh, N.C.,  over the weekend of March 20, 2015.  The second team representing Wake Forest, led by team captain Josh Adam (’15) and teammates Daniel Galyon (’16), McKinney Brown (’15), and Zabrina Delgado (’16), was named AAJ Regional Champion and will advance to the final rounds.