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Sophia Vazquez (JD '17), Daniel Stratton (JD '17) and Joe Karam (JD '18)

National Trial Team wins regional competition for third consecutive year, moves on to nationals March 22-26

For the third consecutive year, the National Trial Team has won the regional TYLA National Trial Competition.

“I am in awe of the winningest trial team coaches in Wake Forest history: Mark Boynton (JD ’97) and Stephanie Reese (JD ’96).  I have no words to express how proud I am of them, and I am very seldom at a loss for words,” said Professor Carol Anderson, director of Trial Practice and the Litigation Clinic.

Daniel Stratton (JD ’17), Sophia Vazquez (JD ’17) and Joe Karam (JD ’18) defeated host school University of Georgia in the semi-finals and then defeated Emory University in the finals.  The team now moves on to nationals March 22-26 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Trial team among 16 teams heading to 2016 Tournament of Champions at Berkeley on Oct. 20

Wake Forest Law’s National and AAJ trial team has once again been invited to compete in the Tournament of Champions (TOC), hosted by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. The 2016 tournament is set to begin on Oct. 20 in San Francisco, California. Only 16 teams from across the country were invited to the tournament.

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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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Pictured from left to right: Stephanie Reese ('96), Amanda Parker ('16), Jordan Lee ('16), Maria Nkonge ('16) and Mark Boynton ('97)

National Trial Team wins regional competition, moves on to nationals March 30-April 3

Wake Forest Law students Jordan Lee (JD ’16), Amanda Parker (JD ’16) and Maria Nkonge (JD’16) were the winners of the regionals of the TYLA National Trial Competition, led by coaches Mark Boynton (JD ’97) and Stephanie Reese (JD ’96). The team now moves on to nationals March 30-April 3.

The following is an email sent by Boynton to announce this year’s victory.

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Wake Forest Law Moot Court teams remain competitive

Wake Forest Law Trial and Moot Court teams won numerous regional events to advance to national competitions during the past year.

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American Association Justice (AAJ) Trial Team, National Trial Team (NTT) selections announced for 2015-16

The  coaches for the American Association Justice (AAJ) Trial Team and National Trial Team (NTT) have announced their selections for the 2015-16 Wake Forest Law trial teams. Continue reading »

National Trial Team competes in 40th annual Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Competition

The Wake Forest Law National Trial team competed in the 40th annual Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Competition in Houston, Texas, on March 11-15, 2015. After facing the University of California Berkley and the University of Wisconsin in the first two rounds, the third rounds were power-ranked and Wake Forest fell to a strong Cumberland School of Law team. Continue reading »

National Trial Team wins Regional Trial Competition in Charleston, S.C.

Wake Forest Law’s National Trial Team won the Regional Trial Competition which took place in Charleston, S.C. The team moves on to Houston, Texas, to compete in the national competition in March, where they will face teams from across the country. Continue reading »

National Trial Teams participate in national competition in Texas

The Wake Forest Law National Trial Team prevailed at regionals earlier this semester and earned another trip to the nationals, held this year in Austin, Texas.  Continue reading »

Comerford & Britt National Trial Team moves on to National Trial Competition

The Comerford & Britt National Trial Team of Andi Dorfman (’12), Morgan McCall (’13) and Matthew McClellan (’12)  will move on to the final round of the National Trial Competition after winning the regional round held in Memphis, Tenn., over the weekend of Feb. 18-19, 2012. Continue reading »