Current Mock Trial Competitions

Current Mock Trial Competitions



2021-2022 Season • Mock Trial Competitions for Baylor Law Teams


SEPTEMBER, 2021

Battle of the Experts

Hosted by Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Team Members: Daniela Vakulchik, Andrew Patterson, Catherine Helm, and Lexie Ammons

Coaches: Mark Altman and Cahal McColgan

National Pretrial Competition

Hosted by Stetson Law

Team Members: Tanner Scheef, Matthew Vitale, Sarah Megan Erb, Israel Medina

Coach: Bailey Strohmeyer

Appellate Lawyers Association

Team Members: Archibald Cruz, Ashlynn Wright, and Daniella McDonagh (brief writer)

Coach: Bailey Strohmeyer

The Summit Cup

Hosted by the University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Team Members: Joel Hernandez, Janie Nichols, Chris Grant, Tony Attia, Connor Kidd, and James Sanders

Coach: Professor Kathy Serr

Burton D. Wechsler National First Amendment Moot Court Competition

Hosted by American University Washington College of Law

Team Members: Kristopher Ruiz, Emma Vyncke, and Chris Grant

Coaches: Colin O’Neill and Alli Szabo


OCTOBER, 2021

The Verdict

Hosted by UCLA Law

Team Members: Joanna Hughes, Aaron Smith, Abby Adkins, and Paul Wagdalt

Coaches: Ben Yelverton and Brad Ryynanen

Buffalo Niagara Trial Competition

Team Members: Logan Krulish, Kristine Brown, and Grant Jones

Coach: Kelsey Warren


NOVEMBER, 2021

National Civil Trial Competition

Hosted by Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Team Members: Bridgett Meyer, Peyton Maddox, Matt Maupin, and Andrew Patterson

Coaches: Dave Deaconson and Mason Dunnam

The Tournament of Champions

Hosted by the National Board of Trial Advocates

Team Members: Kristopher Ruiz, Emma Vyncke, Daniela Vakulchik, and Caitlin Huettemann

Coach: Robert Little

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