Back-to-Back National Titles: Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition
2023 graduate Nick Lewis won the Top Gun XIV National Mock Trial Competition and made history as no school has won this courtroom battle two times in a row. Fellow graduate Emily Johnson (sitting) served as Lewis’ co-chair/technical advisor in the invitation-only event for law schools that have excelled at mock trial competitions during the past year or otherwise distinguished themselves in their dedication to trial advocacy training.
National Title: Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship
Third-year students Nick Lewis (left), Courtney Robinson and Akash Shah (right) were named “best of the best” in the 2023 Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship. This invitation-only tournament is reserved for the top 16 moot court programs from law schools across the country based on performances from the previous academic year. With this victory, the School of Law now has three championship trophies at this prestigious courtroom competition. The other championship years were 2014 and 2019.
National Title: LL.M. International Commercial & Investment Arbitration Moot Competition
UGA fielded two teams in the 10th LL.M. International Commercial & Investment Arbitration Moot Competition. Alexandra Lampe (left), John Omotunde and Tatyana Popovkina (right center) joined together to bring home the top trophy. Additionally, Olia Kaliuzhna (right), who competed on the second team representing the university, was selected the competition’s best oralist and Lampe was named as an honorable mention. Notably, this was the first year UGA competed in this tournament.