The Charleston School of Law’s Trial Advocacy Board hosted its annual internal competition October 26th and 27th, with 50 competitors and over 100 student volunteer witnesses and timekeepers participating. Many thanks to all who helped make the competition a success and congratulations to the following team and individual award winners!
Winning team: Maggie Beall and Zaine Hedge
Runners-up: Catie Dunn and Ryan Schwartz
Founders’ Award for Professionalism in Advocacy: Catie Dunn
Akim Anastopoulo Best Advocate Award: Maggie Beall
Best Opening: Zaine Hedge
Best Closing: Jerrod Frazior
Best Direct Examination: Lane Jefferies
Best Cross-Examination: Ryan Schwartz
The following students were invited to join the Trial Advocacy Board and will represent the law school at national trial competitions over the next year. Congratulations to all!
Maggie Beall Derek Bush Craig Conover Rob Crabtree Catie Dunn
Jerrod Frazier Zaine Hedge Lane Jefferies Andrew McCumber Devon Puriefoy
Ryan Schwartz Kayce Seifert Corey Shipley Jescelyn Tillman Whitney Wilder