Clicky

Results and Other Information from Fall 2017

The Eighth Annual Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition was held October 19-21, 2017, welcoming 21 teams from 16 law schools across the United States.

Participating Schools

   

Arizona Summit Law School

Texas Tech University School of Law

Barry University School of Law

The University of Georgia School of Law

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

University of Houston Law Center

Florida Coastal School of Law

University of San Diego School of Law

Florida International University College of Law

The University of South Dakota School of Law

Georgetown University Law Center

Wake Forest University School of Law

South Texas College of Law Houston

West Virginia University College of Law

Texas A&M University School of Law

William and Mary Law School

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

Results

First Place

Ava Goble and Holly Boggs
University of Georgia School of Law

Second Place

Julia Peebles and David “Carter” Dickson
University of Houston Law Center

Semifinalists

Diana Rafael, Sam Basch and Daniel Fors
Florida International University College of Law

Jayelle Lozoya and Kody Lyons
South Texas College of Law Houston

Quarterfinalists

William Haacker, Samuel Lombardo and Frank Phillip McCrady
South Texas College of Law Houston

Michael Collier, Stephen Grant and Christian Nisttahuz
Texas Tech University School of Law

Ian Lamb and Daniel Philyaw
University of Georgia School of Law

Ethan Smith, Eduardo Quiroga and Jessica Landau
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Oral Advocacy Awards

Preliminary Round – Best Oral Advocates

First Place

Daniel Philyaw
University of Georgia School of Law

Second Place

Ethan Smith
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Third Place

Ava Goble
University of Georgia School of Law     

Final Round – Best Oral Advocate

Ava Goble
University of Georgia School of Law

Best Brief Awards

Petitioners Briefs – First Place*

Julia Peebles and David "Carter" Dickson

University of Houston Law Center

Respondents Briefs – First Place

Jayelle Lozoya and Kody Lyons

South Texas College of Law Houston

Petitioners Briefs – Second Place

William Haacker, Samuel Lombardo and Frank Phillip McCrady

South Texas College of Law Houston

Respondents Briefs – Second Place

Ian Lamb and Daniel Philyaw

University of Georgia School of Law

*Highest overall brief score in the competition.

Judges

Final Round Judges

The Honorable L. Patrick Auld

United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

The Honorable Richard Dietz

North Carolina Court of Appeals

The Honorable Sam Ervin, IV

North Carolina Supreme Court

The Honorable Robert N. Hunter, Jr.

North Carolina Court of Appeals

The Honorable Barbara Jackson

North Carolina Supreme Court

Semifinal Round Judges

The Honorable Lindsay R. Davis, Jr.

North Carolina Superior Court

The Honorable Richard L. Doughton

North Carolina Superior Court

The Honorable James L. Gale

North Carolina Superior Court

The Honorable Charles H. Henry

North Carolina Superior Court

The Honorable Carrie F. Vickery

North Carolina Superior Court

Dean Enrique Armijo

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor

Elon University School of Law

Dean Steve Friedland

Associate Dean for Innovation in Engaged Learning in Law, Senior Scholar and Professor of Law

Elon University School of Law

Preliminary and Quarterfinal Round Judges

Stan Allen

Chris Anglin*

Tiffany Atkins*

Randal Baringer

Jackson Barnes*

Sarah Boshears*

Leah Britt*

Bill Cary

Michael Costolo*

Hannah Davies*

Will Drath*

Melissa Duncan*

Greg Gertz

Joe Gram

Melanie Hamilton

Ashley Hartman*

Prof. Eloise Hassell

Judge Robby Hassell

Prof. Scott Ingram

Margaret Kantlehner

Michael Kelly*

Matt Krueger-Andes*

David Lambert*

Art MacCord

Janet McAuley Blue

Paige McElravy*

Dean Kathleen McLeod

Sean McLeod*

Jennifer Mencarini

Russell Michalec*

Ryan Moffitt*

Prof. Tom Noble

Jeremiah Opata

Charles Perkins

Jason Pruett*

Melissa L. Sams

Meghan Smith*

Kathy Stewart*

Spencer Warren*

Lisa Watson

Jeri Whitfield

Michael Wilson

*Elon Law alumni