Events

BOA’s 1st Annual Trivia Night

Posted on Oct 8, 2015 in 2015-2016, Events, Gallery, News | Comments Off on BOA’s 1st Annual Trivia Night

BOA’s 1st Annual Trivia Night

Come be a part of The Board of Advocate’s 1st Annual Trivia Night!!!   When: Thursday night on October 22nd at  7pm to 10ish Where: International Tap House (ITAP) at 308 S 9th Street (Next to Hitt St. Garage) Cost: $90 for a team of 6 ($3 processing fee) How to sign up: Click on the link below and pay for the team. In the comments section type       your team name and list the members.   https://squareup.com/market/board-of-advocates   Trivia Topics include: Sports Law Movies Harry Potter Junk Knowledge Disney Pop Culture……and more!   But wait…there’s more! ITAP has custom made drink specials just for us. Tons of food will be provided free of charge. There will be raffles ($1 per ticket) all night long with prizes such as: $500 off Barbri prep course Game night at Professor Lambert’s house Lunch for three at the University Club provided by Dean Myers. Gift cards to restaurants around CoMo. Plus much more! Winners of the trivia night will be handsomely rewarded. Ask a professor to play as a bonus seventh person at no charge!   Assemble your crew, get signed up, get creative with your team names, and be prepared to have an awesome...

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Client Counseling Competition

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in 2015-2016, Client Counseling, Gallery | Comments Off on Client Counseling Competition

Client Counseling Competition

  The 2015 Client Counseling competition will be held from October 12-14. If you are interested in participating, please sign up outside of the BOA office. Even if you do not have a partner, sign up individually and BOA will pair you with someone. The competition is limited to the first 15 teams that sign up.   Some things about the Competition: · It’s the LAST competition of the semester!! · It’s very easy and requires little to no prep work. · A great way to earn BOA points. · If you play the role of the client, you get free dinner! The Client Counseling Competition simulates the moment a potential client walks into your law firm and has a legal problem for you to address. This competition requires no legal knowledge in a certain area. Two-member teams of students acting as attorneys interview the client and provide a preliminary assessment of the client’s case. BOA is in need of volunteers to play the role of clients and bailiffs (BOA points included). Students interested in volunteering as either a client or bailiff can sign up outside the BOA office. There will be more information about the competition at the Informational Meeting on Monday, October, 5th at 1pm in Room 5. We hope to see you...

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Congratulations to the 2015 Negotiation Champions

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 in 2015-2016, Competition, Gallery, Negotiation, News | Comments Off on Congratulations to the 2015 Negotiation Champions

Congratulations to the 2015 Negotiation Champions

Congratulations to the 2015 Negotiation Champions: Mary Beth Griffin Serena Karraker

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Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Trial and Arbitration Teams

Posted on Sep 17, 2015 in 2015-2016, Arbitration, Gallery, Mock Trial, News | Comments Off on Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Trial and Arbitration Teams

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Trial and Arbitration Teams

        The Board of Advocates is pleased to announce the Mizzou Law Trial and Arbitration Teams for the 2015-2016 School Year.   Attorney Generals Cup Trial Team Team Black Cody Holt (Capt.) Kayla Jackson-Williams Tamar Hodges Bill Kistner (Alt.)   Team Gold Ben Marble (Capt.) Joel Ritchie Derek Spencer Cory Garr (Alt.)   ABA Labor and Employment Trial Team Alana Caruso Jared Logan Mary-Beth Griffin Phil Thornton Ryan Nely Patricia Poe Kayla Kemp Shea Fennessey Rachel Kim (Alt.) Eric McDonnell (Alt.)   Arbitration Team Team Black Kayla Meine (Capt.) Manny Galeano Aaron Snipes Aaron Wynn John Brooks (Alt.)   Team Gold Miles Figg (Capt.) Matt Cecil Courtney Lauer Ben Kweskin Abigail Thomas (Alt.)   Special Thanks To:   Dean Henson Professor Desnoyer Professor Drake Emily Ottenson Ryan Redmon Brooke...

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Congratulations to the 2015 Polsinelli Moot Court Winners

Posted on Sep 3, 2015 in Gallery, News, Polsinelli Fall Moot Court | Comments Off on Congratulations to the 2015 Polsinelli Moot Court Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 Polsinelli Moot Court Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 Polsinelli Moot Court Winners for: Best Oral Advocate Theresa Mullineaux Best 2L Brief  Ali Baumhoer Best 3L Brief  Suzanne Specker

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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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