Trial Team members place second in regional qualifiers

Published: February 20th, 2012

Category: Awards, News Briefs, Students

Trial Team works through National Qualifying CompetitionThe UF Trial Team sent 3L advocate Christina Vilaseca and 2L advocate Stephanie Koffler, along with their 2L witnesses, Seth Green and Bryan Griffin, to the National Trial Competition Regional Qualifiers in Orlando Feb. 3-5. The team earned a second-place title at the competition, in which 24 teams from all over Florida, Alabama and Mississippi participated. The team made it to the final round of the competition after winning all three preliminary rounds and in the semi-final round. The team is also proud of 3L advocates Jared Thoma and Andrew Bauta, and their witnesses, 3L Frank Fischer and 2L Katie Thomason, who competed in the competition. Pictured to the right, left to right: Bryan Griffin, Coach Whitney Untiedt, UF Law alumna and County Judge Antoinette Plogstedt, Stephanie Koffler, Seth Green, and Christina Vilaseca.