William & Mary Law School’s Moot Court team is ranked 10th in the nation according to new data compiled by the University of Houston Law Center. Go to the rankings. As one of the top 16 teams, the school has qualified to compete in the University of Houston Law Center’s annual Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship which will be held in January 2019.
"The team was motivated to take the competition experience to the next level," said Jennifer R. Franklin, Professor of the Practice of Law and the Moot Court Program's faculty advisor. "The students encouraged each other to strive to excel in all that they did. Each individual competition team worked together sharing their individual strengths and, as a result, the students became better advocates.”
Each year teams representing the Law School compete in inter-collegiate moot court tournaments around the nation. The Moot Court Program hosts the William B. Spong, Jr., Invitational Moot Court Tournament at the Law School each year.
Thomas Jefferson founded William & Mary Law School in 1779 to train leaders for the new nation. Now in its third century, America’s oldest law school continues its historic mission of educating citizen lawyers who are prepared both to lead and to serve.