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.
2016 Client Counseling Competition Dates
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.
BOA is also 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.
Congratulations to Darrion Walker & Kristen Sanocki, Mariah Young & Amie Coleman, and Emily Walker & Kate Millington.read more
Congratulations to the 2011 Client Counseling Competition Semi-Finalists!read more
Sign-up sheets have been posted outside the BOA office to be a client or bailiff for the Client Counseling competition. The competiton is Monday the 17th through Wednesday the 19th at 7:00pm each evening.read more
There is an informational meeting on Monday, October 10 at 1:00 in Room 6. If you have not competed in this competition before, this meeting is mandatory for at least one partner on your team.read more