National Pretrial Competition

The National Pretrial Competition captures what attorneys do every day in offices and courtrooms across the nation. Stetson Law will host the 14th Annual National Pretrial Competition. October 2021.


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Competition Documents

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About the Competition 

Competing teams will:

  1. Receive a problem based on normal pretrial issues;
  2. Write two memoranda of law that will be scored;
  3. Make an evidentiary presentation of two witnesses; and
  4. Make a motion argument based on the evidence presented and arguments made in the memoranda of law.

Generally, 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 727-562-7715 or