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Semester of Success for Pepperdine Law's Moot Court and Advocacy Programs

Pepperdine's Moot Court teams competed in a series of domestic and international competitions throughout the spring semester, earning results that continue to bolster the national reputation of Pepperdine Law's Moot Court Program. As part of its advocacy training program, the law school fields outstanding teams to compete against other schools from across the nation and world. The trial and appellate teams have a remarkable record of success, and this semester proved no exception!

Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition
January 2018
Best Oral Advocacy
Team: Daniel DaSilva, Jacob Martin, and Calvin Jonker

Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship
January 2018
Best Speaker - Katie Henderson
Team: Katherine Ellena, Katie Henderson, and Jake McIntosh

Michael Thornses ICA Pre-Moot, San Diego - February 2018

Willem C. Vis AIAC-ICC Pre-Moot, Kuala Lumpur - March 2018
Quarterfinalists (out of 72 teams)
Second Best Oralist - Kevin Reddington

Willem C. Vis Moot East, Hong Kong - March 2018
Round of sixteen (out of 126 teams)
Honorable Mention for Best Oralist - Emily Sauer

Team: Kevin Reddington, Monica Paladini, Emily Sauer,
Joshua Park, Tracy Smith, Ashley Gebicke,
& Carson Bennett (not pictured)

TYLA National Trial Competition
Regional - February 2018
Team: Jenna Marie King and Katarina Niparko Harris

Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition
Los Angeles Regional - February 2018
Team: Richard Chagoury, Katherine Ellena, and Colten Stanberry

ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition
Portland Regional - February 2018
Team: Samuel Fox, Kyser Blakely, and Beau Carter

 Asylum and Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition
March 2018
Team: Sarah Parker and Anna Goodman