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Successful Competition Season Continues, as Students Outpace Peers in Many Contests

Drexel Law Competitive Teams

February 24, 2014

3Ls Grant Kulonda and John Walsh were semi-finalists in the Mid-Atlantic Regional LawMeet held at Cardozo School of Law on Feb. 28.  The region included teams from Columbia, Cornell, American and Temple universities in the competition, which tests students' deal-making skills. 

The competition was one of many this winter in which Drexel Law students have demonstrated keen mastery of a range of legal skills. 

3L Roderick Fancher was named the Top Oralist in the Mid-Atlantic Rounds of the  Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition on Feb. 20-23.

Jessup is the world's largest moot court competition, with participants from over 550 law schools in more than 80 countries taking part. 

Fancher was among a number of students who have demonstrated stellar skills in a variety of competitions pitting them against peers from other law schools this winter.

3L Jennifer Ceglinski and 2L Brian Denk took second place in the regional American Bar Association National Representation in Mediation Competition. 

3Ls Brett Kaminsky and Brittany Wakim advanced to the finals in the highly competitive regional rounds of the Texas Lawyer Association's National Trial Competition in early February. They were undefeated going into the final round. 3L Abbie Heller and 2L Zach Wynkoop advanced to the semi-finals in the regional competition, where they, too, were undefeated going into that round.

Kia Ghee and Alisha Lubin were finalists in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition, where they were named First Runners Up. Having reached the region’s Final Four, the pair of 2Ls advanced to the national competition, which will be held in Milwaukee, Wisc. in March. 

3L Alexandra McGee was named Best Oral Advocate in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. 

3L Irene Lehne and 1L Ben McCready advanced to the finals in Region 5 of the American Bar Association’s Client Counseling Competition, held in Jacksonville, Fla. 

3L Sarah Bailey, 2L Elisa Boody and 3L Krystyna Dereszowska took second place at the 3rd Annual Health Law Regulatory and Compliance Competition at the University of Maryland.