It’s been a winning year for Hamline University School of Law
students who have earned national and regional championships, as well as several
individual contest awards.
John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court
Hamline students Nikola Datzov and Matthew Thompson
bested 25 other teams to win the national championship prize in New Orleans, LA
in February. Datzov was also named Best Oralist and Thompson was awarded Best
Petitioner's Brief honors.
American Bar Association Mediation Representation
Hamline students David Streier and Irene Kao took first
place at this regional competition in St. Louis, MO in February.
American Bar Association Section
of Taxation Law Student Tax Challenge
Hamline students Kaitlyn
Wahlsten and Jonathan Heinonen ranked third among 43 teams at the national
level. This competition gives students an opportunity to research, write about,
and present their analyses of a real life tax planning problem.
National Moot Court
Hamline students Samantha Harker, KrisAnn Norby-Jahner,
and Noelle Volin came in first, and Ryan Flynn and Jenifer Kopischke took second
place at the regional level. Flynn also earned the Best Oralist award. More than
180 accredited law schools and 1,000 students participated in the
Hispanic National Bar Association Ubaldo Herrera National
Moot Court Competition
In March, Hamline students Christopher
Morales and Moises Medina advanced to the quarter finals of this competition
which brings in students representing 32 of the nation’s top law
International Chamber of Commerce Mediation Representation
Hamline was one of just ten U.S. law school teams
invited to participate in this international competition held in Paris, France,
hosted by the Amicable Dispute Resolution Service of the International Chamber
of Commerce. It gathers teams from 40 law schools and over 85 mediation experts
from around the world.