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Louisiana State University Wins Stetson’s National Pretrial Competition


A team of students from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center won Stetson University College of Law’s Sixth Annual National Pretrial Competition on Oct. 13 in Gulfport, Fla.

Teams from 16 law schools around the country competed at Stetson for a chance to win the competition, coordinated annually by Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Advocacy.

Awards

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Students from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center won this year’s National Pretrial Competition at Stetson University College of Law.

First place:
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center
(Danielle Borel, Doran Drummond, Matthew Hamilton, and Sikandar Mehr)

Second place:
Texas Tech University School of Law
(Luke Calhoun, DaNae Couch, Jefferson Fisher, and Sierra Fisher)

Semifinalists:
Baylor Law School
(Stephen Dwyer, Jacqueline Hamer, Lindsey Lehrmann, and Doug Monkhouse)

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
(Nickolas Kitchens, Jason McLendon, Michelle Sandler, and LoriBeth Westbrook)

Best Plaintiff’s Memorandum of Law Award:
Texas Tech University School of Law
(Luke Calhoun, DaNae Couch, Jefferson Fisher, and Sierra Fisher)

Best Defendant’s Memorandum of Law Award:
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
(Nickolas Kitchens, Jason McLendon, Michelle Sandler, and LoriBeth Westbrook)

Best Advocate Final Round:
Luke Calhoun, Texas Tech University School of Law

Best Advocate Semifinal Round:
Luke Calhoun, Texas Tech University School of Law

Best Advocate Preliminary Round 3:
Sikandar Mehr, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Best Advocate Preliminary Round 2:
Judy Shammo, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Best Advocate Preliminary Round 1:
Danielle Borel, Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center