As law schools across the nation enter further into the moot court competition season, Regent University School of Law (LAW) students continue to perform well. The weekend of March 18-19 was no exception.
“The excellent performances of our moot court and negotiations teams this past weekend continue our track record over the past two decades of outstanding skills training and student performances,” said Michael Hernandez, dean of the School of Law. “I am proud of our teams and their faculty coaches, who are outstanding representatives of Regent Law and our Center for Advocacy.”
Regent’s team achieved the title of “quarterfinalists” at the J. Gibbons Moot Court Competition at Seton Hall Law in Newark, New Jersey. Kathleen Knudsen ’16, Renee Knudsen ’16, and Andrew Butler ’16 were coached by LAW professor James Duane.
R. Knudsen earned the title of “best oralist”; Butler took home the “second-best oralist” honor.
Team members Glenn Reynolds ’16, Courtney Marasigan ’17, and Alexandra McPhee ’17 – coached by LAW assistant professor Tessa Dysart – won the Charleston Moot Court Competition. Reynolds earned the title “best oralist” for the final round of the competition.
Additionally, Jessica Rigsbee ’17 and Chelsea Harkins ’17 finished second-place overall at the Robert R. Merhige, Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition at the University of Richmond. The team was coached by LAW professor Eric DeGroff.
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