Posts made in January, 2015

Mizzou Arbitration Success at Nationals

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Arbitration, Competition, Events, Gallery, Nationals, News, Results, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mizzou Arbitration Success at Nationals

Mizzou Arbitration Success at Nationals

The Mizzou Law Arbitration teams had an extraordinary showing at the ABA National Arbitration Competition. Both Mizzou teams advanced to the championship round. This was the fifth consecutive year that teams from Mizzou Law have competed in the ABA Arbitration National Championship and the first time teams from Mizzou Law have finished in first and second place in a national tournament. The national champions are: Nate Dunville Nicholas Jain Kayla Meine Joel Ritchie Aaron Snipes The national finalist team is: Aaron Wynn Kristen Wagner Miles Figg Scott Turk Alexandria Wilson The teams would also like to thank the following individuals for devoting their time and sharing their expertise to help prepare for the competition: Professor Anne Alexander, Professor Angela Drake, Professor Rafael Gely, Professor Thom Lambert, Professor Stacie Strong, Professor Jayne Woods, Professor Barondes, and Professor Brad Desnoyer who served as faculty advisor for the teams. Special Thanks to Mizzou Law alumni and former Arbitration Team members Dane Rennier, Elizabeth Hatting, and Audrey Danner for assisting the teams in their...

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Congratulations to the Client Counseling Winners!

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Client Counseling, Competition, Events, Finals, Gallery, News, Results | Comments Off on Congratulations to the Client Counseling Winners!

Congratulations to the Client Counseling Winners!

The Client Counseling Competition simulates an initial legal consultation between two attorneys and a prospective client. Two-member teams of students acting as attorneys interview the client and provide a preliminary assessment of the client’s case. The assessment explains the attorneys’ understanding of the client’s legal position and provides the client with possible courses of action. This competition provides students an opportunity to fine-tune communication and interpersonal skills essential to establishing a rapport with clients. It is vital competitors learn to develop this rapport so as attorneys they can obtain the information required for effectively analyze a client’s issues. The competition is open to all law students. The Board of Advocates congratulates the winners of the 2015 Client Counseling Competition: WINNERS: Abigail Thomas & Elizabeth Kiesewetter RUNNERS-UP: Whitney Fay & Kayla...

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2015 Client Counseling Competition Information

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 in Client Counseling, Competition, Events, Gallery, News, Participation | Comments Off on 2015 Client Counseling Competition Information

2015 Client Counseling Competition Information

It is not too late to sign up for the 2015 BOA Client Counseling Competition! The competition will be held from January 20-22. If you are interested in participating, please sign up outside of the BOA office or send us an e-mail expressing your interest in competing. Even if you do not have a partner, sign up individually and BOA will pair you with someone. The Client Counseling Competition simulates an initial legal consultation between two attorneys and a prospective client. Two-member teams of students acting as attorneys interview the client and provide a preliminary assessment of the client’s case. The assessment explains the attorneys’ understanding of the client’s legal position and provides the client with possible courses of action. This competition provides students an opportunity to fine-tune communication and interpersonal skills essential to establishing a rapport with clients. It is vital competitors learn to develop this rapport so as attorneys they can obtain the information required for effectively analyze a client’s issues. The competition is open to all law students. ALSO, if you are a local practitioner and are interested in judging, please visit this link – http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084faca72ca0f94-2015 Judging BOA competitions is a fun way to get CLE credit while helping students improve their counseling...

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