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  • Chicago-Kent advances to final rounds of the 2017 Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot

    Only eight teams worldwide qualified for oral arguments in Sydney, Australia

    A team from Chicago-Kent College of Law is the only team in the United States to advance to the final rounds of the inaugural Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot in Sydney, Australia. To qualify, Maxwell Eichenberger '17, Jeffrey Goldberg '17, Jeffrey Michalik '17 and Stephanie Wolf '17 submitted a brief to the competition last fall that tested their knowledge of international insolvency issues as well as their legal research and writing skills. Michalik and Eichenberger will travel to Australia to represent Chicago-Kent in the final rounds March 15 to 17, 2017.

  • Chicago-Kent places second in the 2017 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition

    The team also received with the first-place best brief award

    The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Christopher Gerardi '19, Anthony Joseph '18 and Erika Rodger '18 finished in second place and won the first-place best brief award at the 2017 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, held February 17 and 18 at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Minnesota. A second Chicago-Kent team also participated in the tournament. Katherine LaRosa '18, a member of that team, was named the best oral advocate for the preliminary rounds.

  • Chicago-Kent places second in the 2017 Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship

    The team was also honored with the second-place best brief award

    The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Maxwell Eichenberger '17, Kathleen Karnig '17 and Jenna Kim '17 finished in second place and received the second-place best brief award at the 2017 Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship, January 25 to 28 in Houston, Texas. The Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship is an annual "best of the best" competition, and only 16 schools in the country are invited to compete.

  • Chicago-Kent wins Midwest regional championship of the 2017 National Trial Competition

    The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Jon Emmanuel '18 and Tyler Mikan '17 won the 2017 National Trial Competition's Midwest regional tournament, held January 26 to 28 in Valparaiso, Indiana. This is the 25th time in the last 35 years that a team from Chicago-Kent has won the regional championship. Emmanuel and Mikan will compete for the national championship March 22 to 26 in Ft. Worth, Texas.