Client Counseling

Congratulations to the Client Counseling Winners!

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Client Counseling, Competition, Events, Finals, Gallery, News, Results | 0 comments

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...

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2015 Client Counseling Competition Information

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 in Client Counseling, Competition, Events, Gallery, News, Participation | 0 comments

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...

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Mizzou Law BOA Hosts 2014 ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in 2013-2014, Client Counseling, Competition, Events, Finals, News, Results, Semi-Finals, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Mizzou Law BOA Hosts 2014 ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition

The Board of Advocates (BOA) at the University of Missouri School of Law hosted the Midwest Regional 2014 ABA Client Counseling Competition on Saturday, February 8.  Teams of law students around the Midwest tested their interviewing and counseling skills in rounds simulating the initial client interview at a law firm. Heath Martin & Kelly Postlewait from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law won the Regional Competition, earning a spot in the National Finals taking place March 21-22 in Norman, Ok. On behalf of Mizzou Law BOA, good luck to the Midwest Regional...

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2013-2014 Advocacy Competitions at MU Law

Posted on Jul 29, 2013 in 2013-2014, Client Counseling, Competition, Mediation, Mock Trial, Negotiation, News, Polsinelli Fall Moot Court | Comments Off

2013-2014 Advocacy Competitions at MU Law

The Board of Advocates invites you to mark your calendar for the following competitions at the University of Missouri School of Law for the 2013-2014 school year: Polsinelli Fall Moot Court – Monday, August 19 through Wednesday, August 21 Mock Trial – Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 Transactional Law Competition – Friday, September 27 Negotiation – Tuesday, October 1 through Thursday, October 3 Client Counseling – Monday, October 28 through Wednesday, October 30 Mediation – Saturday, January 25 through Sunday, January 26 BOA encourages all...

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2012 Client Counseling Finalists

Posted on Oct 23, 2012 in 2012-2013, Client Counseling, Competition, Events, Finals, News, Results, Year | Comments Off

2012 Client Counseling Finalists

The Board of Advocates is pleased to announce the Finalists of this year’s Client Counseling competition…

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2012 Client Counseling Semi-Finalists

Posted on Oct 22, 2012 in 2012-2013, Client Counseling, Competition, Events, News, Results, Semi-Finals, Year | Comments Off

2012 Client Counseling Semi-Finalists

The MU Law Board of Advocates would like to congratulate the following students for advancing to the Semi-Final round of this year’s Client Counseling Competition….

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