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A Record of Excellence: Awards and Placement in External Competitions

ABA Client Counseling Competition

  • 3rd Place at Regionals, 2014
  • Regional Semi-Finalist, 2014, 2013, 2011
  • Host of National Finals, 2000
  • National Finalist, 1996
  • National Finalist - 2nd in Nation, 1992

ABA Mediation Advocacy Competition

  • Regional Finalist, 2004
  • Regional Semi-finalist, 2002

ABA Negotiation Competition

  • National Finalist - 6th in Nation, 2005
  • National Finalist, 2000

ABA Student Tax Challenge

  • National Finalist - 3rd in Nation, 2007; 2nd in Nation, 2006

Appellate Lawyers Association National Moot Court Competition

  • Runner-up, 2010
  • Semi-Finalists, 2008

AAJ (formerly ATLA) Student Trial Advocacy Competition

  • Regional Semi-finalist, 2001

Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Competition

  • Best Brief, 2002, 1999, 1998
  • Semi-finalist, 2002

Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition

  • National Finalist, 2004

Illinois State Bar Association Moot Court Competition

  •  Finalist, 2002 and 2000

International Law Jessup Cup Competition

  • Sixth Place, Fifth Best Brief, Fifth Best Oralist, 2014
  • Second & Fifth Best Oralist, Third Best Brief, 2013
  • Sixth Best Brief, Fifth Best Oralist, 2011

International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law

  • Octo-finalist, 2013
  • Octo-finalist, 2nd Best Oralist, 2011
  • Semi-finalist, 2009 and 1995
  • Quarter-finalist & 2nd Best Brief, 2008
  • Best Brief, 2001
  • Finalist, 2001

Mid West Moot Court Competition

  • Semi-finalist, 2003

National Latino Law Student Association National Moot Court Competition

  • 2nd Place, Best Respondent's Brief, Best Oral Advocate of Preliminary Rounds, 2013
  • Quarter-finalist, Best Respondent's Brief, 2012
  • 2nd Place, 2008

National Moot Court Competition

  • Regional Semi-finalist, 2006, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1995
  • Regional Best Brief, Regional Second Best Brief, 2006; 2001

National Trial Competition

  • Regional Finalist, 2007

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