SIU Law team places third in Saul Lefkowtiz Trademark and Unfair Competition Moot Court Regional

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SIU Law team places third in Saul Lefkowtiz Trademark and Unfair Competition Moot Court Regional

February 07, 2016

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From left: Michael Branson, Laura Alvarado, Krissi Geary-Boehm (coach), and Brad Young.

SIU Law's 3L team placed third in the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Midwest regional competition in Chicago, IL, on February 6, 2016.

It was the first time SIU has participated in the competition.

3L team members included Michael Branson, Brad Young, and Laura Alvarado.

Eighteen teams from 13 schools competed: William & Mitchell, University of Wisconsin, University of Toledo, University of Illinois, John Marshall, Southern Illinois University (2 teams), Northwestern (2 teams), Michigan State University (2 teams), Marquette, Loyola (2 teams), Indiana University (both law schools), and Chicago Kent (2 teams). 

SIU's 2L team of Kyle McAllister-Grum, Hillary Hines, and Clint Rudd argued against Indiana and Northwestern, while the 3L team argued against John Marshall and Chicago Kent. The Chicago Kent team the 3Ls faced won First Place Team and Best Brief.

The team was coached by SIU Law alumna Krissi Geary-Boehm.