Two Akron Law Students Advance to National Trial Competition in April
This past weekend The University of Akron School of Law continued its winning tradition in trial advocacy when it hosted the regional round of the National Trial Competition. Twenty-two law student teams from Ohio and Michigan competed in the tournament
Law Students Successfully Compete for Scholarship Awards in Statewide Competition
The Landskroner Foundation for Children hosted its 13th Annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition in the courtroom of the Honorable Michael Donnelly at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center. The twelve students participating in the event were selected from a pool of applicants from law schools across the state of Ohio. The participants included second- and third-year law students from The University of Akron, Cleveland State University, University of Toledo, Ohio Northern University and Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Akron Law Trial Team is Runner-Up at ATLAC Competition
The University of Akron School of Law trial team had a strong performance at the recent Academy of Trial Lawyers at Allegheny County Competition (ATLAC, formerly Gourley) in Pittsburgh, Pa. The team, comprised of student advocates Amanda Bunner, Marissa Pappas and Nick McGroarty, finished in second place.
Fifth Annual National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law
The University of Akron School of Law took first place at the Fifth Annual National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law.
Law Students Win Top Honors at Regional Competition
Akron, Ohio, March 11, 2008 - University of Akron law students took top honors last weekend at the 2008 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America).
UA Trial Team Wins National Competition
Akron, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2007 – The University of Akron School of Law trial team returned from the National Civic Trial Competition at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles earlier this month as national champions. Student advocates Matthew Bruce of Huber Heights, John Conley of Canton, Ryan Melewski of Youngstown and Julie Grant of Steubenville beat the University of Houston Law Center in the semifinal round. They defeated Stetson University College of Law in the final round for the national championship. John Conley was named Best Advocate. The team was coached by trial team alumni Lawrence Sutter III ('89) and Adam Stacy ('04).
Trial Team Places 2nd at NITA Competition
Akron, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2007 – University of Akron law students placed second in the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) Tournament, which brought the nation's top 16 law school trial teams to NITA's Louisville, Colo., Education Center from Oct. 25-27. The winning UA trial team included Kristen Moore and John Rubis of Canton; John Ramsey of Huron; and Marc Sugerman of Akron. John Ramsey received the Best Advocate award for the semifinal and final rounds.
Law Students Take Top Honors in Advocacy Competition
Akron, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2006 - Two University of Akron School of Law students took top spots at the Landskroner Closing Argument Competition recently held in Cleveland. This marks the fourth consecutive year that University of Akron law students have garnered first and second place in the competition.
Trial Advocacy Accolade
Akron, Ohio, March 16, 2006 — University of Akron law students scored another victory in mock trial competitions with a first-place finish in the recent ATLA (Association of Trial Lawyers of America) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition. The win advances the team to the national competition to be held March 30-April 2 in Miami.
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Akron, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2005 —The University of Akron School of Law's mock trial team continues to be an imposing opponent in the annual National Invitational Tournament of Champions Trial Advocacy Competition with a 2005 second-place finish. This comes on the heels of a first-place award in 2003 and a second place in 2004.