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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014

EIGHTH ANNUAL NATIONAL ETHICS TRIAL The Pacific McGeorge team of Tiffany Wynn, Dayla Go, James Bradford and Tashayla Billington battled to the finals of the Eighth National Ethics Trial Competition on the weekend of March 20–22, 2014, before falling to Loyola University Chicago in the title match. Alan Donato, ‘09, and Jeff Schaff, ‘09, coached the McGeorge team. Professor Jay Leach directed and Professor Cary Bricker co-directed the competition. Judge William Shubb, retired chief judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; Judge Barbara Kronlund, ‘89, San Joaquin County Superior Court; Heather Williams, federal defender, Eastern District; Dominique Pollara, president, ABOTA Sacramento Chapter; and attorney and co-sponsor Steve Block, ‘78, formed a star-studded panel judging the final round. The NETC is held each year at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse in downtown Sacramento thanks to the support of key sponsors: Bob Buccola, ‘83, Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora LLP; Morrison England, ‘83, chief judge, Eastern District; Porter Scott APC; Steve Block ‘78 and Teri Block, ‘98; ABOTA Sacramento Areas of Excellence Chapter; Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court; and the ABA Section of Litigation. For recaps of the team successes in the other competitions that the Pacific McGeorge moot and mock trial teams entered in 2013–2014, and for more details about these competitions, visit go.mcgeorge.edu/teamnews. Tashayla Billington; Tiffany Wynn; Judge William Shubb, retired chief judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; Dayla Go; and James Bradford. One-Act Play Performed by Students Entertains at Lou Ashe Symposium Too Jewish, a well-received one-act play performed by Pacific McGeorge students, was the featured topic for the 43rd Annual Lou Ashe Symposium Lecture on March 19, 2014, held in the courtroom before a standing-room-only audience. PACI F I C L AW 15 S T E V E Y E AT E R


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014
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