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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2013

Pacific McGeorge Hosts Seventh NETC Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law emerged victorious at the seventh annual National Ethics Trial Competition (NETC) hosted March 14-16, 2013, by Pacific McGeorge at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse in Sacramento. Pacific McGeorge Professor Jay Leach directed the competition, and Professor Cary Bricker co-directed. The NETC is co-sponsored by the Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court and the American Bar Association Section of Litigation. The competition is made possible by the generous donations of Sacramento attorneys Robert A. Buccola, ’83; Noël Ferris, ’79; Parker White, ’80; the law firm of Porter Scott; and the Sacramento Chapter of ABOTA. Lou Ashe Symposium Presents Legal Scholar Curtis Wilkie The Advocacy Center’s 2013 Lou Ashe Symposium speaker was Curtis Wilkie, a journalism professor from the University of Mississippi and a former journalist. He presented “Lessons from an Ethical and Criminal Quagmire: What Can We Learn from the Scruggs Case?” on March 13, 2013, in the Courtoom. The 2013 Moot Court Jessup Team (above, from left): Professor Kojo Yelpaala, Michael Coleman, Keith Banks, Allison Pease, Carlos Ramirez and Professor Maureen Watkins. Pease received a top 10 oralist award. News and Notes from the Center for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution 2012-13 season Pacific McGeorge Competition Teams Moot Court Team The nationally ranked Pacific McGeorge Moot Court Competition Team worked an ambitious tournament schedule this year under the direction of Professor Ed Telfeyan, ’75. The teams competed in many of the elite appellate advocacy events held throughout the country. Mock Trial Team Professor Cary Bricker, backed by an all-star coaching cast of trial attorneys, sent the 2012-13 edition of the Pacific McGeorge Mock Trial Team into several intercollegiate competitions. Pacific McGeorge thanks all of our alumni who have come forward to sponsor specific teams for travel expenses and to serve as coaches. paci f i c l aw 11 s t e v e y e at e r


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2013
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