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Moot Court: ABA Tax National Competition

Description: If one or more Lewis & Clark teams is chosen as a semi-finalist in the ABA Law Student Tax Challenge (LSTC), members of the team so selected will earn one (1) unit of ungraded academic credit in the Spring semester for participating in the LSTC semi-finals (and finals, if applicable), typically held in conjunction with ABA Tax Section Midyear Meeting in January. The 2015 meeting is scheduled for Houston January 29th-31st. In this phase of the competition, team members must orally defend their written work from the Fall semester before a panel typically made up of prominent tax attorneys.

Participation in the semi-finals will count for one (1) credit toward the Certificate in Federal Tax Law.

Prerequisite: Selection of the team’s written work by the ABA judges in the written work competition.

Skills: analysis, counseling

Updated April 6, 2015