Georgia Law secures win at regional round of ABA Appellate Advocacy Competition

Monday, March 25, 2013

Writer: Nina Kamber, 706/542-5172, lawprstu@uga.edu
Contact: Cindy Rice, 706/542-5172, cindyh@uga.edu

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia School of Law captured first place at the regional level of the American Bar Association Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition, which took place in Boston earlier this month.

Representing Georgia Law were second-year students Margaret E. “Maggy” Randels, Utrophia D. Robinson and Alexandria E. Seay.

Additionally, second-year students Anne M. Horn, Constance A. Parks and Benjamin W. Thorpe finished as regional finalists. Thorpe was named the tournament’s second best oralist and Parks was named the third best oralist.

This is the second year in a row Georgia Law has captured first place at the regional level of this competition. The school will travel to Chicago during April to compete in the national round of the tournament.

“I’m very proud of the team’s success in this prestigious competition,” Advocacy Director Kellie Casey said. “They did a great job, and I am confident that they will be able to carry that momentum forward as they prepare to compete at the national level.”

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