National Champs & Finalists: Southeastern Invitational National Moot Tournament
The School of Law captured the top two trophies at the Southeastern Invitational National Moot Tournament, with second-year students Africa Buggs (left) and Lucas Iddings (second from right) arguing against second-year students Nia Waller (right) and Roby Jernigan in the final round. Buggs and Iddings claimed the top spot.
National Champions: William Daniel Mock Trial Tournament
Second-year student Brianna Yates (third from left) joined third-year students (l. to r.) Audrey Cunningham, Richmond Wrinkle, Austin Albertson, Peyton Clark and Varad Dabke to win the William Daniel Mock Trial Tournament.
Kairab named nation’s top advocate
After graduating, Haley Kairab won the Top Gun XIII National Mock Trial Competition. She tried the case as a solo advocate, with 2022 classmate Cole Harper serving as her co-counsel/trial technician. Top Gun is an invitation-only three-day tournament for 16 law schools that have excelled at mock trial competitions during the past year, and advocates do not receive any details about the case until 24 hours before the competition begins.
Back-to-Back national titles claimed
With the efforts of second-year students Lindsey Adams (right), Rachel Byers (second from right) and Molly Laughlin (left), the University of Georgia won back-to-back championship trophies in the National Online Moot Court Competition. Third-year student Hannah Sbaity (second from left), who was a member of last year’s winning team, served as a coach in 2022.