First Time in 5 years, GMU makes it to Final Rounds of NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition

Congratulations to Ann Kossachev, Mary Grob, and Tyler Bezilla on advancing to the Finals of the NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition! The Team will face off against Wakeforest today at 2:00 p.m., and both finalists will represent Region IV in NYC in February! This is a huge achievement for Ann, Mary, and Tyler as well as for our Board, because it is the first time in five years that we have had a finalist in the NYC Bar contest! Great job you guys!

2014 Upper Class Competition Results

The 2014 Upper Class Competition Results are in:

Winners
Congratulations to the Winners of the 2014 Upper Class Competition: Lynzi Maas & Molly Picard!

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Finalists
Samantha Parker & Manmeet Dhindsa
Semi-Finalists
Laura D’Agostino, Priyanka Bajaj, Anna Gentry, & Tom Hunt

Congratulations to all competitors, you each did a phenomenal job!

UCC Preliminary Rounds 2014 a Success!

Congratulations to all UCC Competitors, thank you for making the UCC a success! Congratulations to the following advancing competitors:

Octo-Finalists
Tony Batt • Mike Bliley • Connor Cain • Shyla Clark • Emily Canis • Lucas Daniels • Sid Das • Peter Donohue • Barnabas Fekete • Rod Harrell • Justin Hillman • Lucy Meckley • Evan Purcell  • Stephanie Semler • James York • Jennifer Zielonis

Quarter Finalists
Zack Deubler • Meggan DeWitt • Paula Fleckenstein • Stephanie Groff • Monica Munin • Megan O’Donnell • Gabby Peters • Eamon Tierney

Semi-Finalists
(Will compete at the Fairfax County Courthouse on 11/14 at 2:30pm)
Priyanka Bajaj • Laura D’Agostino • Manmeet Dhindsa • Anna Gentry • Tom Hunt • Lynzi Maas • Sam Parker •Molly Picard

GMU Moot Court Board Welcomes 19 New Members

The George Mason University is pleased to announce the following students have been selected for membership on the board:

Priyanka Bajaj
Connor Cain
Emily Canis
Shyla Clark
Laura D’Agostino
Meggan DeWitt
Manmeet Dhindsa
Peter Donohue
Paula Fleckenstein
Anna Gentry
Stephanie Groff
Rod Harrell
Tom Hunt
Lynzi Maas
Monica Munin
Megan O’Donnell
Samantha Parker
Molly Picard
Eamon Tierney

GMUSL Jessup Team Undefeated Through Quarters

Congratulations to the 2011-2012 GMUSL Jessup Team!

Maryam Elsayed, Andy Fiorillo, Peter Lewis, Megan Marinos, and Lauren Pomerantz were semi-finalists in last weekend’s Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition — Mid-Atlantic Regional.

The GMUSL Team went undefeated in the preliminary rounds of the competition. Out of 24 teams, the Team placed among the top three teams, advancing to the quarterfinals where they defeated the University of Maryland. After advancing to the semi-finals, the Team was defeated by Drexel University who went on to beat UVA to win the Regional Championship.

Of the ninety-six competitors, Lauren Pomerantz was named fifth best oralist overall. Every member of the GMU team had an average round score greater than ninety points (out of a possible 100).

More information about the Jessup Team can be found here.