Dean Douglas provided an overview of the successes of the Moot Court Team, National Trial Team, and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team during the J.D. Class of 2018 Awards Ceremony on May 12. He detailed graduates' successes in advancing to the finals of competitions and winning individual and team honors.
Moot Court Team
Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition,
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Law Foundation
Andrew L. Milam and William Logan Lewis
The team advanced to the regional semi-finals and was awarded the award for the best brief in the region.
At the National rounds of the competition, Andrew and Logan finished second overall, and were also honored for writing the second best brief.
National Trial Team
ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Trial Advocacy Competition
Washington, D.C. Regional, Fall 2017
Champions: Megan N. Watson, Sarah J. Kuethe, Martin Page (2L), Daniel Urena (2L)
Advanced to the National Championship Tournament in New Orleans
Finalists: Taylor N. Treece, Ethan J. Sanders, Bethany Fogerty (2L)
Both William & Mary teams advanced to the finals and competed against each other at this tournament.
John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition
George Mason University School of Law, Spring 2018
Champions: Molly M. Ramsden, Ethan J. Sanders, Connor Watkins (2L)
55th Annual Academy of Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Competition
Pittsburgh, PA, Spring 2018
Champions: Joshua D. Lang, Christina Romine (2L), Allie Maples (1L), Milton Padilla (1L)
Best Advocate: Joshua D. Lang
Alternative Dispute Resolution Team
St. John's Securities Dispute Triathlon
St. John's University, New York, NY
Stephen Andino (2L), Joshua E. Thomas, Anna J. McMullen
2d Place Arbitration
3d Place Mediation
Only team placing in the top three in two/three disciplines
Merhige Environmental Negotiation Competition
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
MaryKatelyn Lukish, Alex Pinkleton (1L)