National Semifinalists & Regional Champs: National Moot Court Competition
Third-year students (l. to r.) Haley Kairab, Taylor Lear and Navroz Tharani finished the National Moot Court Competition as one of the top four teams in the country after winning their regional tournament. The National Moot Court Competition is the oldest and most prestigious moot court tournament in the country.
National Quarterfinalists & Regional Champs: National Trial Competition
Third-year students Haley Kairab (left) and Donavan Juleus completed the National Trial Competition as quarterfinalists after capturing the top trophy at a regional tier of the tournament. This competition is one of the largest mock trial contests in the country, attracting teams from more than 140 law schools and involving more than 1,000 law students each year.
Georgia has strong showing at Jessup Competition
After being crowned U.S. national finalists, second-year students J. Caleb Grant, Alexander F. “Alex” Krupp, Emily M. “Millie” Price, Courtney H. Robinson and James A. Stewart finished as octofinalists in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, which is the world’s largest moot court tournament boasting participants from roughly 700 law schools in 100 countries and jurisdictions.
School achieves semifinal finish at environmental law competition
Third-year student Jacob D. Swanstrom and second-year students Justin W. Tilghman and Jack K. Mahon were named semifinalists in the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, hosted by Pace University.
Georgia finishes as quarterfinalists in “best of the best” tournament
Third-year students Destiny J. Burch and Cole M. Harper completed the 2022 Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship as quarterfinalists. This invitation-only tournament is for the top 16 moot court programs from law schools across the country based on performances from the previous academic year.
UGA wins Intrastate Moot Court Competition for fourth straight year
Second-year law students Kiyah J. Bussie, MariClaire “Claire” Kimbrell and Nicholas R. “Nick” Lewis won the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, bringing home this Peach State bragging right for the fourth consecutive year and for seven of the last 10 contests.
Hulsey/Gambrell trophy stays in Georgia
The University of Georgia defeated the University of Florida in the annual Florida/Georgia-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition. Third-year law students Olivia B. Landrum and Roya Naghepour gave UGA its fourth straight victory and increased Georgia’s overall tournament record to 26-11-2.
Negotiations team named regional co-champions at ABA competition
Third-year students Jordan Dillard and Ben Hancock were named regional co-champions after winning three rounds in the ABA Regional Law Student Division Negotiation Competition, which was virtually hosted by American University.
A second team made up of second-year students Chiodera Drayton-Smith and Taylor McClain also earned sixth place – out of 24 teams – in the competition.