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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer2015

Far left: Ryan Roebuck, Kathryne Baldwin, Anna Padgett, Selena Farnesi and James Bradford. Left: Chelsea Tibbs, Professor Adrienne Brungess, Elizabeth Kim, Janelle Covington, Maricar Pascual and Professor Ed Telfeyan. Areas of Excellence MOCK TRIAL TEAMS ADVANCE IN LAUDABLE COMPETITION PERFORMANCES BY THE MOCK TRIAL TEAM Selena Farnesi, ’15, and James Bradford, ’15, made the Elite Eight of the National Trial Competition Championship. Alan Donato, ‘09, and Jeff Schaff, ‘09, coached the team. Anna Padgett, Tia Kemokai and Kathryne Baldwin were quarterfinal winners. Farnesi was selected to represent McGeorge in Baylor’s Top Gun National Trial Competition, with Kathryne Baldwin as second-chair assistant. Kitty Tetrault, Shoeb Mohammad, Ashley Pane and Ryan Roebuck reached the regional finals of the American Association for Justice Competition. Lauryn Tully, Natasha Machado, Elizabeth Ramos and Dayla Go made it to the round of 16 in the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. MOOT COURT CAPS SUCCESSFUL FALL AND SPRING CAMPAIGNS WITH AWARDS Jackie Hang, Annette Rose and Suzan Karayel won the NTC Region 12 competition, and Hang was named the SPRING EVENTS top advocate of the regional. Another McGeorge team, Shay Billington, Andrew Naylor and Janelle Covington, made it to the event’s regional quarterfinals. Maricar Pascual was named the Best Oralist and Caroline Soto received the Second Oralist award at the national finals of the Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition. In the Appellate Lawyers Association Invitational moot court competition, Robert Mayville, Erin Brennan and Elizabeth Kim received the award for second best brief. Ryan Hawley-Jones and Matt Chen took home second place in the best brief competition at the USD National Criminal Procedure Tournament. Sean Baird, Craig Harris and Amelia Hicks advanced to the quarterfinal round in Pepperdine’s National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition. Janelle Covington, Maricar Pascual and Chelsea Tibbs took second place in the Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Competition. Covington and Pascual were among the top 10 participants cited for “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Oral Argument.” Global Symposium Examines Emerging International Law of Property The International Law of Property (Oxford 2014), the new book by Distinguished Professor John Sprankling (left), inspired the 2015 Pacific McGeorge Global Symposium. Videos of the symposium are available at YouTube.com/pacificmcgeorge. 8 SUMMER / FAL L 20 1 5 S T E V E Y E AT E R


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer2015
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