National Pretrial Competition, Oct. 12-15, 2017
The National Pretrial Competition captures what attorneys do every day in offices and courtrooms across the nation. Tentative dates for the Tenth Annual National Pretrial Competition are Oct. 12-15, 2017.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 competition, and must be submitted by June 9, 2017 to be considered. Teams will be notified of acceptance by June 16, 2017.
Competing teams will:
- Receive a problem based on normal pretrial issues;
- Write two memoranda of law that will be scored;
- Make oral arguments; and
- Shift to an evidentiary hearing during which team members will be required to present evidence and make a closing argument.
Only 16 teams will be invited to participate in the competition! Information about how to apply for the competition will be posted in the spring.
For more information, please contact the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at 727-562-7317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.