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2012 Intramural Moot Court champions announced

Fourteen students were selected to join the law school’s Moot Court Board after the Fifth Annual Elon Law Intramural Moot Court Competition. David Lambert and Christian Robin won the final round of the competition held on October 1.

David Lambert, left, and Christian Robin, right, won the 2012 intramural moot court competition at Elon Law. They are pictured with final round judges, from left, the Honorable Ralph A. Walker, a retired associate judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the Honorable Robert H. Edmunds, Jr., an associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the Honorable James L. Gale, a special Superior Court judge for complex business cases in the North Carolina Business Court.

The final round of the competition was judged by the Honorable Robert H. Edmunds, Jr., an associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court; the Honorable Ralph A. Walker, a retired associate judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals; and the Honorable James L. Gale, a special Superior Court judge for complex business cases in the North Carolina Business Court.

Jennifer Bobowski and Patrick Ward were the first-runner up team and won the competition’s “Best Team Brief” award. Robin was named “Best Oralist from the Final Round,” and Kaalil Muhammad was named “Best Oralist from the Preliminary Rounds.”

The top 14 competitors were invited to join the Moot Court Board. Those students include: Brandon Blalock, Jennifer Bobowski, Kristen DelForge, Suzi Haynes, Benjamin Kempton, David Lambert, Wade Love, Ryan Moffitt, Kaalil Muhammad, Annie Murphy, Christian Robin, Cameron Thompson, Patrick Ward and Ben Woody.

The competition was organized by Associate Dean for Administration, Associate Professor of Law, and Director of the Moot Court Program, Alan Woodlief and current Moot Court Board members who serve on the competition committee. The competition committee included: Chair John Warren, Sarah Boshears, Jennifer Crissman, Gwendolyn Lewis and Jenifer McCrea.

Law student Kaalil Muhammad, left, was named “Best Oralist from the Preliminary Rounds” at Elon Law's 2012 intramural moot court competition. Jennifer Bobowski, center, and Patrick Ward, second from left, were the first-runner up team and won the competition’s “Best Team Brief” award. David Lambert and Christian Robin, right and second from right respectively, won the final round of the competition. Robin was named “Best Oralist from the Final Round.”

The Moot Court Board and the law school recognized with appreciation the following attorneys and judges, in addition to the judges cited above, for serving as judges in the tournament:

Stanley Allen
Bert Andia
Chris Anglin
Chris Avery
Walter Burton
Imogene Cathey
Gerry Chapman
J. Sam Cone
Andrea Davis
Professor John Flynn
Jim Grant
Fred Hamlet
Craig Hensel
Patrick Johnson
Matt Krueger-Andes
Pamela Lawrence
Travis Martin
Matthew Mason
Chris McLain
Anna McLeod
Dean Kathleen McLeod
Rachel Miller
Scott Morgan
Barbara Morgenstern
Professor Tom Noble
Abigail Peoples
Nathan Proctor
Kerri Sigler
Jenny Sweet
Allison Van Laningham
Melissa Westmoreland
Mark York
Megan Youngblood
 

Information about the annual Intramural Moot Court Competition at Elon Law is available here.

Information about the Moot Court Board at Elon Law is available here.
 

Philip Craft,
Staff
10/3/2012 2:11 PM