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Students Win Top Petitioner and Best Oral Advocate at National Latino Moot Court Competition

The UF Law Latino Law Student Association took home high honors from the 2017 National Latina/o Law Student Association Moot Court Competition and Conference held in Atlanta earlier this fall. During the conference two UF Law students were also elected to NLLSA’s executive board. UF Law students Daniel Batista (JD 18) and co-counsel Harold Lemoine […]

UF Law’s Vis Moot Team Excels in Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna

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A first-place team finish and a Second Best Oralist award to Paul Punzone at The Florida Bar Pre-Moot in Miami in February helped secure UF Law a spot in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition in Vienna, Austria, last week. This year’s team advanced to the round of 64 out of more than 320 schools.  UF Law students […]

Moot Court Wins National Bankruptcy Competition

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The Florida Moot Court Team won the 25th Annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, held in New York City March 4-6. UF Law’s Mercy Guillot (3L) and Joyce Delgado (3L) aided by coach Lissett Martinez (3L) competed against 40 teams, emerging the champion in the nationwide competition. The team also won “second best brief overall.” […]

UF Trial Team Wins National Criminal Justice Advocacy Competition

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The University of Florida Trial Team won the 27th American Bar Association National Criminal Justice Advocacy Competition held March 16-18 in Chicago. UF Law students Neal Cordero (JD 17), Danielle Kaboudi (JD 17), Tristan Montaque (JD 17) and Will Sepulveda (JD 17) competed against 20 law schools from across the country to take home top […]

New UF Transactional Law Team Takes High Honors in Competition

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A new extracurricular competitive team at UF Law, the University of Florida Transactional Law Team, was among 84 that competed in seven regional LawMeets competitions hosted around the country on Feb. 27. UF’s team, composed of Jake Felman (JD 17), Hayley Salem (JD 17) and Sam Seaman (JD 17), finished second in the regional competition […]

UF Law Student Wins Best Oralist, Team Excels at Global Antitrust Moot Court Competition

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UF Law’s Antitrust Moot Court Team made it to the semifinals at the third annual Global Antitrust Institute Moot Court Competition, held Feb. 23-24 in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The competition was based on an antitrust arbitration with claims under both U.S. and EC competition law. […]

UF Law students win in Miami, advance to international competition

UF Law students have again earned a spot in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna after winning The Florida Bar International Law Section’s annual pre-moot in Miami on Feb. 18. Garrison Cohen (JD 17), David Mittel (JD 17), Paul Punzone (JD 17), and Ashlyn Robinson (JD 17) traveled to Miami […]

UF Law’s Tax Moot Court Team Takes Top Spot in National Competition

UF Law’s Tax Moot Court team took home a national title at the American Bar Association’s Law Student Tax Challenge, placing ahead of nearly 65 teams during the  Jan. 18-21 ABA Tax Section 2017 Midyear Meeting in Orlando. Third-year law students George “Chip” Gray and Joshua Jacobson placed first nationally for best written memorandum and […]

Moot court competition draws federal, appellate judges

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The 31st annual Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Final Four Competition convened Friday morning before a host of both federal and state appellate judges. The four highest-scoring competitors from the Florida Moot Court Team tryout were slated to perform oral arguments in front of a standing-room only crowd in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center. The panel […]

LL.M. in Taxation student Weeg wins national competition

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Christopher Weeg (JD 15, LLMT 16) has earned a cash prize and national recognition in the Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition. Law students nationwide submitted papers on current legal trends. Other winners hail from Harvard University, University of Michigan, Stanford University, Columbia University, Boston College, Tulane University, University of Minnesota and University of Virginia. Weeg won […]