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Moot Court

Real World Advocacy

Kline students have unparalleled opportunities to acquire skill and experience as advocates. From learning how to interview witnesses and select jurors to cross-examining witnesses and arguing appeals, Kline students gain opportunities in the classroom and in professional settings to develop skills and savvy and become effective advocates.

By the time they graduate, they aren’t just prepared to practice, they are already practiced.

Our faculty includes experienced trial attorneys as well as advocates who have practiced on the transactional side. They are innovative educators who incorporate cutting-edge technology in their classes.

Outside the classroom, students have multiple opportunities to represent clients in court, hammer out deals at negotiating tables and serve individuals and groups in the Philadelphia area who have trouble finding legal representation.

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Professor Gwen Roseman Stern

Gwen Roseman Stern

Director of the Trial Advocacy Program

Professor Stern is an experienced litigator and a leader in promoting trial advocacy skills and community awareness of legal procedures. A former associate with the Philadelphia law firms Kline and Specter PC, White and Williams LLC, Professor Stern tried numerous medical malpractice cases. Professor Stern directs the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, which she brought to Philadelphia as a joint undertaking between the Kline School of Law and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.


Phone: 215.571.4764

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