Student Trial Bar

Photo of Samantha Shaffer (JD ’20) and Kyle Huggins (JD '19) posing in Worrell Professional Center's Room 1312

Kyle Huggins (JD ’19) of Raleigh, North Carolina, wins 2018 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition

Kyle Huggins (JD ’19), a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, is the winner of the 2018 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition. Huggins received an honorable mention in the 2017 competition.

The final argument in the Michael Scott v. Worrell Pit Bulls Hockey Club case, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar, was held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center.

In the final round of the competition, Huggins represented the defendant, the Worrell Pit Bulls Hockey Club, while Samantha Shaffer (JD ’20) of Buffalo, New York, represented the plaintiff, Michael Scott. Continue reading »

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Alex Alden (JD ’20) of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, wins the 2017 1L Trial Bar Competition

Alex Alden (JD ’20) of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is the winner of the 2017 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.

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Ashley DiMuzio of Whiteville, North Carolina, wins the 2016 1L Trial Bar Competition

Ashley DiMuzio (JD ’19) is the winner of the 2016 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.

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David Asbury (’15) is champion in 2015 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition Finals

David Asbury (’15) is the winner of the 2015 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar. Continue reading »

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Brett Becker (’14) champion in 2014 Wake Forest Student Trial Bar Zeliff Competition Finals

Brett Becker (’14) is the winner of the 2014 Zeliff Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar. Continue reading »

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Cheslie Kryst (’16) wins 2013 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals

Cheslie Kryst (’16) is the winner of the 2013 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.
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Photo of 2013 Zeliff Competitors Austen Irrobali ('14) and Justin May ('14)

Justin May (’14) champion in 2013 Zeliff Competition Finals

Justin May (’14) is the winner of the 2013 Zeliff Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.

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American Association for Justice Trial teams perform well at regionals

After four rounds of competition, a Wake Forest law school trial team achieved a 3-0 record in preliminary rounds of competition before losing a tightly-contested split 2-1 decision in the semi-final round of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition Atlanta regional, held March 1-4. Continue reading »

Luke Macdowall (’11) champion in 2011 Zeliff Competition Finals

Luke Macdowall (’11) is the winner of the 2011 Zeliff Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar. Continue reading »