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Negotiation Competition

Posted on Sep 1, 2015 in Gallery, Negotiation, News | Comments Off on Negotiation Competition

Negotiation Competition

The Board of Advocates is hosting an informational meeting about this year’s Negotiation Competition on Wednesday, September 16th at 1:00 in Room 7.   Please come to this meeting if you’d like information on the new format of the competition or if you’d like to sign up to compete or bailiff for the competition which runs from September 21-24th.  Sign-ups are also located outside of the BOA office.   1Ls: this is the first competition that you get to compete in, so we hope to see a lot of you attend this meeting! 2Ls and 3Ls: we know you know how the competition works, but BOA is changing the format of the competition this year, so please come to this meeting for more information!   Remember, competing or serving as a bailiff is a great way to hone your advocacy skills, build a strong resume, and earn BOA points. We hope to see you on the...

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Judging Information for 2015 Polsinelli Fall Moot Court Competition

Posted on Jul 31, 2015 in Gallery, News, Polsinelli Fall Moot Court | Comments Off on Judging Information for 2015 Polsinelli Fall Moot Court Competition

Judging Information for 2015 Polsinelli Fall Moot Court Competition

Upcoming Opportunity: 2015 Polsinelli Fall Moot Court Competition On behalf of the Mizzou Law Board of Advocates, we invite you to serve as a judge in the 2015 Polsinelli Fall Moot Court Competition. The competition will take place Monday, August 24th through Wednesday, August 26th, and you may choose to join us for one, two, or all three evenings. Judges will be awarded 4.2 hours of general CLE credit per night. On each night of the competition, judges should plan to arrive by 6:30 p.m. to enjoy a complimentary dinner and brief judges’ meeting, followed by the competition from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Open to 2L and 3L students, the Polsinelli Fall Moot Court Competition simulates the steps involved in the appellate process. Students write a brief on a given problem over the summer and then present their arguments during the competition. Lawyers from around the community will serve as the appellate judges, critiquing the participants and offering constructive feedback. Each student will compete at least twice, arguing once on-brief and once off-brief. After the second round, the top 12 advocates will compete in the semi-final round on Wednesday, August 24th. The top 6 advocates will advance to the final round on September 2nd and will present their arguments in Jefferson City before a panel comprised of current and former Missouri Supreme Court Judges. At the conclusion of the final round, a Top Oral Advocate and a Top Appellate Brief will be chosen. Additionally, all finalists will become members of the University of Missouri’s Moot Court Team. Volunteer judges provide an invaluable service to the Board of Advocates, both in the administration of competitions and, more importantly, in the development of the next generation of legal advocates. Volunteers from all over the legal spectrum draw upon a diverse range of knowledge and expertise, offering participants an eclectic insight into advocacy. The Board of Advocates is deeply grateful for the strong network of local attorneys and alumni willing to serve the organization and the students of Mizzou Law. If you are interested in serving as a judge for the Polsinelli Fall Moot Court Competition, please visit the following link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C094AA4A82AA2FD0-2015 (If you cannot click on the link, please copy and paste it into your...

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Judging Information for 1L Moot Court

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in 1L Moot Court, Competition, Gallery, Judge, News, Participation | Comments Off on Judging Information for 1L Moot Court

Judging Information for 1L Moot Court

On behalf of the Mizzou Law Board of Advocates, we invite you to judge the 2015 1L Moot Court Competition.  We need your help from Monday April 6th through Thursday April 9th. General CLE credits (4.2 hours) will be awarded as well. Please arrive by 6:30 p.m. to enjoy a complimentary dinner and brief judge’s meeting. Required for, and open only to 1L students, the 1L Moot Court Competition is collaboration between the BOA and the Legal Research and Writing Department.  First year students write an appellate brief in conjunction with their research and writing class and then compete in oral arguments based upon their briefs.  The Top Ten 1L Oral Advocates, as well as the Top 1L Oral Advocate, will be recognized at the end of the competition. Please visit this link to sign up to judge the competition:http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084faca72ca0f94-20152​ (We suggest copying and pasting the link into your browser, if you cannot click on...

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Congratulations to the 2015 Mock Trial Champions!

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Competition, Events, Finals, Gallery, Mock Trial, News, Participation, Results | Comments Off on Congratulations to the 2015 Mock Trial Champions!

Congratulations to the 2015 Mock Trial Champions!

 Open to all law students, the Mock Trial Competition provides students an opportunity to implement classroom theory through simulating the trial process. Teams of four develop a litigation strategy based on a given problem and then present their case before a panel of lawyers and judges. The competition allows law students to develop and hone courtroom skills such as: witness preparation, direct examination, and cross examination. The Uni versity of Missouri School of Law Board of Advocates congratulates the 2015 Mock Trial Competition Champions: Nick Griebel Kayla Kemp Emily Kissee Ben...

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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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