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The Moot Court Program at Elon Law

Elon Law students participate in moot courtEach fall, the Moot Court Board invites rising 2L and 3L students at Elon Law to compete in the Intramural Moot Court Competition. Afterward up to 20 of the top competitors in this annual competition are invited to join the Moot Court Board and to participate in the Board’s activities, which include sponsoring the intramural competition, hosting the Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition, and fielding our own teams in competitions across the country.

The Moot Court Board

The Moot Court Board is comprised of students who have excelled in the school’s annual intramural moot court competition, which is hosted each fall by the Board. Members of the Moot Court Board join teams coached by the law school’s faculty, competing in interscholastic competitions with other law schools throughout the nation.

The students of the Moot Court Board have realized continuing success since the Board's formation during the 2008-09 academic year, achieving multiple successes at national competitions. The board also hosts the annual Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition, which brings over 25 teams from dozens of law schools to Elon each year.

Through moot court experiences, Elon Law students hone the skills they learn in legal methods and advocacy courses and gain confidence in their ability to put those skills into practice as effective advocates for clients.

Alan Woodlief, senior associate dean for admissions and administration, associate professor of law and director of moot court programs