National Moot Court Competition

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National Moot Court Team ends successful regional campaign

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Nov. 18, 2019) — The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team ended its 2019-2020 campaign during the semi-final rounds of the National Moot Court Competition’s Region IV Tournament. Wake Forest was one of only four teams to go undefeated during the preliminary rounds of the tournament with the team of third-year law students placing among the top four teams for Best Brief score.

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National Moot Court Team finishes among nation’s Sweet Sixteen

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019) — The National Moot Court Team upheld Wake Forest Law’s historical tradition of competitive excellence at the 2019 National Moot Court Competition by advancing and placing among the nation’s top sixteen teams. The team of third-year students, which was coached by Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91), included Shawna Abbatiello, Ashley Bouchez, and Jonathan Patton.

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Group photo of Coach and Professor John Korzen (JD '91) and National Moot Court Champions holding their trophies, including Matt Cloutier (JD '17), Mia Falzarano (JD '17), and Blake Stafford (JD '17)

2017 National Moot Court champions earn Scribes Brief Writing Award

The brief written by Blake Stafford (JD ‘17), Matt Cloutier (JD ‘17), and Mia Falzarano (JD ‘17), the law school’s 2017 National Moot Court champions, has earned first place in the National Moot Court Competition’s Scribes Brief Writing Award. Continue reading »

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National Moot Court Team upholds tradition of competitive excellence at 2018 national finals

The Wake Forest School of Law National Moot Court Team of Emily Lagan (JD ’18), Kelsey Mellan (JD ’18) and Alex Teixeira (JD ’18) furthered Wake Forest’s tradition of excellence and professionalism at the national finals held by the New York City Bar on Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2018.

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Photo of Kelsey Mellan (JD ’18), Alex Teixeira (JD ’18), Emily Lagan (JD ’18) and Professor John Korzen (JD '91).

preLaw Magazine names Wake Forest School of Law’s Moot Court among nation’s top

Wake Forest School of Law’s Moot Court is ranked 12th among the best moot court programs in the nation by preLaw Magazine.  The magazine ranked the top 100 law school moot court programs in its Fall 2017 issue (“Best schools for moot court,” page 8).  Wake Forest, which won the National Moot Court Competition earlier this year, is the only North Carolina law school to make the list.
Photo of Kelsey Mellan (JD ’18), Alex Teixeira (JD ’18), Emily Lagan (JD ’18) and Professor John Korzen (JD '91).

National Moot Court Team reaches regional finals and qualifies for nationals in January 2018

Wake Forest School of Law’s National Moot Court Team won all five of its oral arguments, tied for the second best brief and finished as the runner-up at the Region IV tournament held on Nov. 17 -18 in Richmond, Virginia. It is the fifth straight year that Wake Forest School of Law has reached the national finals in the National Moot Court Competition, which is the oldest moot court competition in the country and now in its 68th year. Continue reading »

Group photo of law students and their professor at the National Moot Court finals

National Moot Court Team competes in finals in New York

The National Moot Court Team of Robert “Woody” Angle (JD ’16), Lauren Emery (JD ’16), and Kaitlin Price (JD’16) recently competed in the National Finals of the 66th annual National Moot Court Competition, which were held in midtown Manhattan. Continue reading »

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National Moot Court Team is Final Four semi-finalist at 65th Annual National Moot Court Competition

The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Karon Fowler (’15), Caroline Massagee (’15) and Kelsey Meuret (’15) competed successfully in the 65th Annual National Moot Court Competition during the week of Feb. 9, 2015, in New York City. Continue reading »

Kelsey Meuret ('15), Karon Fowler ('15) and Caroline Massagee ('15)

National Moot Court teams sweep Region IV tournament, head to national finals

Wake Forest Law’s two National Moot Court teams swept all the awards at the Region IV tournament held Nov. 21-22 in Richmond, Va. Continue reading »

Group photo of Lindsay Watson ('14), Austen Irrobali ('14), and Justin May ('14) with Professor John Korzen

Wake Forest Law’s National Moot Court Team wins regional tournament, advances to national finals

The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Austen Irrobali (’14), Justin May (’14) and Lindsay Watson (’14) won the regional tournament held on Saturday, Nov. 16, in Richmond, Va.  As a result, the team advanced to the national finals to be held in New York City on Feb. 10-13.  In addition, Irrobali won the “Best Oralist in the Final Round” award.

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