Out of 15 teams from across the country, the team ended 5-0.
Regent Law alum Drew Page ('10), who serves as an Adjunct Professor for trial practice at Regent, coached this team of talented advocates.
The team ended 5-0 with 15 teams competing from across the country. Marcus Mitchell and Michael Sylvester won Best Advocate awards for their preliminary rounds. The team also won the best brief award for the government’s position.
|L to R: Michael Sylvester, Molly Banas, Coach Drew Page, Arielle Poe, and Marcus Mitchell|
The National Pretrial Competition captures what attorneys do every day in offices and courtrooms across the nation. This year's problem involved a motion to dismiss and motion to suppress in a criminal matter before a fictional federal district court. The motion to dismiss was a moot court style argument while the motion to suppress required an evidentiary hearing with witnesses and closing argument.
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