Trial Bar Competition

Group photo of students and a judge following the Zeliff Competition final argument

Aaron Ruffin (JD ’18) wins 2016 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition

Aaron Ruffin (JD ’18) is the winner of the 2016 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition. The final argument in Pat Johnson vs. Keep-On Trucking Company, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar, was held 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Worrell Professional Center.

In the final round of the competition Ruffin was representing the plaintiff, Pat Johnson, while Daniel Galyon (JD ’16) was representing the defendant, Keep-On Trucking Co. The case involved trying to determine who was at fault for a traffic accident between Johnson and the driver of a truck for Keep-On Trucking.

“To be a finalist in this competition is truly exceptional,” said Judge David Hall, who serves in District 21B of the Fifth Division of the Superior Court in Forsyth County. Continue reading »

2015 1L Trial Bar Competition finals to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 1

The 2015 1L Trial Bar Competition Quarterfinals will be held Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. in the small courtrooms.

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Photo of Bradley Simon ('17) and David Asbury ('15)

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 »

Mia Falzarano ('17) and Kayleigh Butterfield ('17)

Mia Falzarano (’17) wins 2014 1L Trial Bar Competition finals

Mia Falzarano (’17) is the winner of the 2014 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.  Continue reading »