The SMU Dedman Law Board of Advocates Duberstein teams competed at the Elliott Cup Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition this past weekend in New Orleans, LA.
The two teams nearly swept the awards, winning the Champion and Second-Place titles as well as 3 of the 4 individual speaking awards! The final (SMU v. SMU) round was judged by Judge Jernigan (Bankr. N.D. Tex.), Judge Kolwe (Bankr. W.D. La.), and Judge Summerhays (Bankr. W.D. La.).
Both teams head to New York City this weekend for the Duberstein National Competition.
Champion Team: Alex Cohen (3rd Best Oral Advocate), Emma Persson (4th Best Oral Advocate), and Alex Rahn.
Second-Place Team: Michael Creme, Gina Mills, and Alexa Naumovich (2nd Best Oral Advocate).
Coaches: Omar Alaniz, Liz Boydston,and Tim Springer