2013 National Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition

Congratulations to the following teams and coaches. The final results were:

George W. Porter Award for Outstanding Performance

Student: Joy Dineo, Northwestern
The Honorable Maxine Chesney, United States District Court Judge
The Honorable Harry Dorfman, San Francisco Superior Court Judge
Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender

1 st Place: Northwestern

Students: Joy Dineo, Kristen McCall, Frank Doorley, John Mack & Allison Freedman
Coach:
Rick Levin
The Honorable Maxine Chesney, United States District Court Judge
The Honorable Harry Dorfman, San Francisco Superior Court Judge
Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender

2 nd Place: Golden Gate

Students: Aseil Mohmoud; Brooke Perkins; Brent Kling; Jaclyn Merkis
Litigation Director Wes Porter & Coaches:
VJ Chetty, Blair Pickus & Katya Salganick
The Honorable Maxine Chesney, United States District Court Judge
The Honorable Harry Dorfman, San Francisco Superior Court Judge
Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender

3 rd Place: Charlotte School of Law
Students: Sydney Carter, Kevin Long, Adam Williamson and Christopher Draughn
Coach: Kyle Payne

4 th Place: Cal Western
Team 2: Micaela De La Cerda, Shane Lauritzen, Jordan DuBois and Melissa Mack
Coaches: Billie Gibson and Robyn Riedel

5 th Place: McGeorge
Students: Andrea Morris, Tiffany Wynn, Dayla Swartz and James Bradford
Boaches: Alan Donato and Jeff Schaff

6 th Place: Santa Clara
Students: Moksha Chattopadhya, Jennifer Scharre, James Wethe and Greer Stone
Coach: Alex Friedman, Ben Chiang and Aminder Singh

7 th Place: Florida Coastal
Students: Amanda Derby, Ian Pickens, Tracy Engle and Theresa Carli
Coach: John Cannizzaro

8 th Place: Southwestern
Students: Anrew Steinberg, Negin Mostadim, Byron Abron & Normandy Hutson-Kidd
Coaches: Anthony Koutris, Giancarlo Recinos and Jeremy Davis


CACJ is committed to attracting bright, committed lawyers to the practice of criminal law and takes pride in this event which provides a real-world experience for the students as they consider their futures as attorneys. It could not have happened without the commitment of time and energy by many fine judges and lawyers; thank you to everyone that helped make it possible.

In the final trial, The Honorable Maxine Chesney, United States District Court Judge, presided alongside The Honorable Harry Dorfman, San Francisco Superior Court Judge, and San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi.

The CACJ/Hastings National Criminal Trial Advocacy Competition Committee:
Julie Traun, Geoff Hansen, Cris Lamb, Bobbie Stein, Mohammad Hamoudi, David Diamond, Linda Starr and Chris Gauger


Participating Schools

Barry University
Brooklyn Law School
CA Western School of Law
Chapman University
Charlotte School of Law
Florida Coastal School of Law
Florida State University
Fordham University School of Law
Golden Gate University**
Massachusetts School of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
Pacific McGeorge School of Law
Santa Clara University
Southwestern Law School
St. Louis University School of Law
St. Mary's School of Law
St. Thomas University School of Law
UC Davis School of Law
UC Hastings
University of Missouri- Kansas City
University of San Francisco School of Law
University of Wisconsin Law School

Thank you to the following for sponsoring the event:

Geragos and Geragos: http://www.geragos.com/
Scorpion Design: http://www.scorpiondesign.com/
Panish, Shea & Boyle LLP: http://www.psblaw.com/


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