Stetson team wins regional Client Counseling Competition in Chicago

(L-R): Alex Spadaro and Grace Kobitter.

The Stetson University College of Law team of Grace Kobitter and Alex Spadaro won the regional Client Counseling Competition on Feb. 9 at the John Marshall School of Law in Chicago. 

The team advances to the national Client Counseling Competition at Baylor Law in March. 

“This is the second year in a row that Stetson advanced to the national Client Counseling Competition,” said Professor Erika McArdle, associate director of Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Advocacy. “We are thrilled that our students will again have an opportunity to hone their advocacy skills in this competition at the national level.”

(L-R): Alex Spadaro, Jenna Jordan, team coach Emily VanOosting, Grace Dinger and Grace Kobitter.

A second Stetson team of Grace Dinger and Jenna Jordan were finalists in the competition. Stetson was the only law school with two teams advancing to the semi-final and final rounds of the regional competition.

Emily Van Oosting J.D. ’12 coached and traveled with the team. 

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