February 18, 2013

Law students shine in National Animal Law Moot Court Competition

L&C Hosts the 10th Annual National Animal Law Moot court Competition

Lewis & Clark Law School hosted the 10th Annual National Animal Law Competitions the weekend of February 16-17. Lewis & Clark students dominated in every event.

Appellate Moot Court National Champion: Laura Kerr and Zach Pilchen

Closing Argument National Champion: Brendan Stabeno

Appellate Moot Court Semi Final Winners: Maria Witt and Eric Brickenstein

Legislative Lobbying Best Bill and Fact Sheet: Richard Fitzgerald

These students, as well as Nick Cordes and Jennifer Keatinge, did a spectacular job representing Lewis & Clark.

Lewis & Clark welcomed thirty-two judges, practitioners, and animal law experts from around the country to help judge the many rounds of this event.  The final rounds were judged by Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Susan Graber, Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge D. Brooks Smith, and U.S. District Court (Southern District, Texas) Judge Lee Rosenthal. A video of the final round is available here.