Trial Team

Group photo of the Wake Forest School of Law National Trial Team in courtroom, including 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 Externship 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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Group photo of Wake Forest School of Law 1L trial team who won the 2017 Kilpatrick Townsend Mock Trial

1L Trial Team wins 2017 Kilpatrick Townsend Mock Trial Competition

Members of Wake Forest Law’s 1L Trial Team — Virginia Stanton, Tim Day, Ashley Collette, Stephanie Johnson and Ashley DiMuzio — beat out 33 other teams from North Carolina law schools to win the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)’s 2017 Kilpatrick Townsend 1L Mock Trial Competition held Jan. 19-21, 2017.

“We competed in five rounds over two days to bring the trophy home to Wake Forest Law,” DiMuzio explained.

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National Trial Team earns second highest number of points at 2016 Tournament of Champions at Berkeley on Oct. 20

Wake Forest Law’s AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy team earned the second highest number of points of all teams at the NBTA Tournament of Champions (TOC) hosted by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in San Francisco on Oct. 20, 2016. The squad garnered a total of 1,058 points out of 1,200 possible through the two days of competition, placing second only to the No. 1 seed, Chicago Kent, with 1,066 points.

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Wake Forest again places two teams in Final Four of AAJ Trial Team Regional Competition

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Wake Forest Law AAJ Trial Team competed March 20-23 in the regional Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Continue reading »

Association for Justice (AAJ) Trial Team competes in Regional Tournament

RALEIGH, N.C. — Wake Forest University School of Law’s American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trial Team competed in the Regional Tournament over the weekend of March 8. 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 »

National Trial Team advances to quarter-final round of national competition

The Comerford & Britt National Trial Team competed in the National Trial Competition April 6-10 in Houston, Texas. Continue reading »

Trial team heading to nationals after winning regional competition

The Wake Forest University School of Law team prevailed this weekend at the regional competition of the National Trial Competition in Charlotte.  Continue reading »

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IP and entertainment lawyer Yemi Adegbonmire (’05) encourages students ‘to nurture every interest’

Most people can only dream about the experiences that Yemi Adegbonmire (’00 JD ’05) routinely enjoys as an entertainment industry lawyer. Continue reading »

Wake Forest team has successful showing in 2010 National Trial Team Competition

A team from the Wake Forest University School of Law came within a point of advancing to the quarterfinals of the National Trial Competition held March 24-27 in Dallas.

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