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Trial Advocacy Team Travels to Pittsburgh

February 28, 2018

Alabama Law’s Trial Advocacy Competition Team competed in the 55th Annual Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania February 21-23. Each mock trial was presided over by a sitting federal judge at the United States Courthouse for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

The team was comprised of Meg Deitz, 3L, Krystina Jackson, 3L, Ashley Ross, 2L, and Ben Edwards, 2L. The team competed against William & Mary Law School, in front of a 14 person jury. The team competed well and received high praise from the scoring judges, winning the jury verdict unanimously. The team was coached by Professor Yuri Linetsky.

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