As one of the most respected advocacy programs in the nation, Loyola continues to set a standard for excellence. Loyola graduates are among the most effective trial and appellate lawyers in Chicago and in the country.
The Criminal Law Mock Trial Team was one of 24 teams to compete in the prestigious California Attorneys for Criminal Justice 2016 Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition, which took place on October 13-16, 2016 in San Francisco, California. They were the first of Loyola's Mock Trial teams to compete this year. We commend and congratulate Jillian Babineaux, Britney Pennycook, Samuel Crowley and Fallon Faia on their diligent preparation and strong representation of Loyola Law!
Congratulations to Tarik Tucovic (3L) and Lori Probasco (2L) for their 2nd place finish, and Sowmya Sastri (2L) and Abdul Mouneimne (2L) for their 3rd place finish, at the Thomas Tang Moot Court Central Regional Competition that took place 9/30/16-10/1/16 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition will take place in San Diego, California in early November.
Loyola took first place at the INADR International Mediation Tournament held at the School of Law March 8-11. Fifty-two teams from four continents competed at the mediation skills tournament. Loyola was also a semi-finalist for mediation advocacy skills. Team member Laura Doyen, as well as Silver, Koss, and Lewis also received individual awards. Pictured from left: INADR president Dick Calkins; Loyola team members Tiffany Koss, Jenna Silver, and Brittany Lewis; coach Teresa Frisbie; and INADR cofounder Fred Lane (JD ’50).
Loyola’s Corboy Fellows Josh Cauhorn, Jasmine Morton, Prya Murad, and Ezrah Bryant won the national championship at the National Criminal Justice Trial Competition held in Chicago. In this invitation-only tournament of champions, Loyola competed against 20 top teams in the country. Josh Cauhorn won the Overall Best Advocate Award.
Scott Kater won Loyola's Thirty-Ninth Annual Intraschool Moot Court Competition. He is pictured (left) with the Honorable Sarah Ellis, William Bauer, and Kenneth Ripple, final round judges; and finalist Adrienne Yoseph. Other honors: Grace Chua, Best Brief; Adrienne Yoseph, Best Oralist.
Loyola’s INADR International Mediation team members Randy Ojeda, Lauren Cichowski, Ellie Chavez and Michael Gubiotti placed third in the advocate/client category of the 2015 INADR International Mediation Tournament held in London, England. Loyola advanced to the final round tournament, which included 44 teams from law schools around the world.
Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial team members Shawki Bell, Lauline Gough, Jade Gary and John Gnilka placed second in the Midwest BLSA Mock Trial Competition in Indianapolis where they competed against 14 other teams. They will advance to the national competition in Portland, in March.
Loyola Wins Frederick Douglas
Shamira Marshall and Jade Williams placed first at the Frederick Douglas Moot Court Regional Competition in Indiana. They will advance to the national competition held in conjunction with the National Black Law Students Association conference in Portland, Oregon, in March.