Chicago-Kent to participate in the 2015 National White Collar Crime Mock Trial Invitational

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
 The team of Michael Sherer, Nicolette Ward, Ana Montelongo and Tyler Mikan will represent Chicago-Kent at the 2015 National White Collar Crime Mock Trial Invitational.
From left: The team of Michael Sherer, Nicolette Ward, Ana Montelongo and Tyler Mikan will represent Chicago-Kent at the 2015 National White Collar Crime Mock Trial Invitational.

Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology is one of only 20 law schools in the country selected to compete in the 2015 National White Collar Crime Mock Trial Invitational November 12 to 15 in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Georgetown University Law Center Barristers' Council, the competition simulates a federal criminal trial focused on white collar issues.

Third-year students Ana Montelongo, Michael Sherer and Nicolette Ward and second-year student Tyler Mikan will represent Chicago-Kent. The team is coached by Professor Daniel Coyne, a criminal defense attorney in the Law Offices of Chicago-Kent; Judge David Erickson, retired Illinois Appellate Court justice and director of IIT Chicago-Kent's Trial Advocacy Program; and alumni Fariz Burhanuddin '14, Holli Dobler '14 and Lauren Zabrin '14.

Chicago-Kent's trial advocacy teams have won numerous individual student honors and regional and national competitions. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings, Chicago-Kent's Trial Advocacy Program is ranked fourth in the country.

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