Two NC Law Schools Send Moot Court Teams To National Finals

Moot court teams from two North Carolina law schools continued their successful seasons with strong showings at the 68th Annual National Moot Court Competition last week at the New York City Bar Association.

Both Campbell School of Law’s team of student advocates and Wake Forest University School of Law’s National Moot Court Team competed after Campbell topped Wake Forest in the title round of the Fourth Circuit Regional in Richmond, Va.

Campbell School of Law’s team consisted of Chris Moore, Morgan Pierce and Ellen Williams.

Wake Forest’s team consisted of Emily Lagan, Kelsey Mellan and Alex Teixeira. The trio earned the eighth best score out of the top 28 teams in the country at the National Finals. At the National Moot Court Region IV tournament, Wake Forest held won all five of its oral arguments, tied for the second-best brief and finished as runner-up to the Campbell team.