Jonathan M. Ault Mock Trial Team
After winning the Midwest Regional Competition in East Lansing, Michigan in February, CWRU School of Law's Jonathan M. Ault Mock Trial Team competed in the National Championship in Fort Worth, Texas, from March 22-25, where they came In eighth in the nation. The team consisted of Bradley Ouambo, Lauren Tuttle, and Sean Sweeney, and was coached by Sarah Cleves.
Vis International Arbitration Team
After coming in 2nd in the Loyola University of Chicago Pre-Moot, and 5th in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Pre-Moot in Paris, the CWRU School of Law team competed in the William C. Vis international Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, from April 10-12. First-year law student Douglas Pilawa was one of 20 participants, of over 1,200 that competed, to earn the prestigious Honorable Mention award in the world competition. Team Captain Kristina Moore, who is earning a concurrent degree from the University of Paris this year, represented CWRU at the ICC Pre-Moot. The other members of the Vis team were Lauren Chisner, Ian von Gordon and Alison Finn. Professors Timothy Webster and Kathryn Mercer coach the team.
Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
Earlier this spring, Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Jessup International Law Moot Court team had a successful outing in the regional round of the world-wide competition in Chicago on Feb. 11-12. The team, consisting of Eric Connon, Jessica Joyce, Allie Mooney, Alex Lilly and Taylor Frank (pictured), made it to the Final Four, and won the prestigious Best Brief Award. In addition, Connon won the Best Speaker Award, while Mooney was the Eighth Best Speaker in the competition.
The successes of our Mock Trial and Moot Court teams reflect the emphasis we place on experiential education. The 2017 U.S. News and World Report
rankings issue featured Case Western Reserve as one of the five most innovative law schools in experiential education.