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Team Wins Regional AAJ Competition in Miami


A team of students from Stetson University College of Law won the regional 2011 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition March 3-6 this past weekend in Miami.

Team Wins AAJ Miami

Team (L-R): Chris Hamilton, Erika Wilson, Brooke Geiger and Julian Catala. Click for high-resolution image.

The team of Julian Catala, Brooke Geiger, Erika Wilson and Chris Hamilton will advance to the national finals on March 31 in Las Vegas, Nev.

“Stetson has a long history of winning mock trial competitions. We are pleased to be a part of continuing that rich tradition,” said Professor Lee Coppock, who coached the winning team.

Sixteen squads of students from 10 law schools competed at the regionals for a chance to compete in the national mock trial competition, which helps law students to develop and  apply their trial advocacy skills before distinguished members of the bar and bench.

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