Chicago-Kent to defend title in the National Ethics Trial Competition

Monday, March 14, 2016
 Olivia Schwartz '17, Mohini Lal '16, Dalia Labrador '17 and Erin Kuhfuss '17 will represent Chicago-Kent at the 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition.
From left: Olivia Schwartz '17, Mohini Lal '16, Dalia Labrador '17 and Erin Kuhfuss '17 will represent Chicago-Kent at the 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition.

The Chicago-Kent team of Erin Kuhfuss '17, Dalia Labrador '17, Mohini Lal '16 and Olivia Schwartz '17 will represent the law school at the 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition championship March 17 to 19 at the Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento, Calif.

The National Ethics Trial Competition was established in 2006 by the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, to promote ethical and civility awareness through the mock trial competition format. Chicago-Kent won the national title in 2015, 2012 and 2008.

This year's team is coached by Chicago-Kent Professor Douglas William Godfrey, attorneys Jennifer Geyer Crawford and Wendy Muchman, and alumni Tara Korthals '13 and Michael Zhang '15.

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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