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2007 Press Releases

Moot Court Team Brings Home Another National Championship

Mar 01, 2007

TALLAHASSEE—The law school’s Moot Court team has brought home another big national victory. Kim Nguyen and Christina Taylor took First Place atthe Ruby R. Vale Corporate Moot Court Competition in Wilmington, Delaware, from March 22-25.

The two also received the competition's Best Brief Award. They were coached by Judge Marguerite Davis of the First District Court of Appeal and by Tallahassee attorney Arthur Stern, and were assisted by Professor Barbara Banoff.

In the final round, Kim and Christina argued in front of three Delaware Supreme Court justices and two Delaware Court of Chancery judges. This is Kim’s second firstplace finish in a national competition. She was also a member of last year’s team that won the Albert Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition. Kim is the first member of the Moot Court Team to achieve this extraordinary double.

The Moot Court team has had a string of success in the past year, they include:

  • 1st place in the Ruby R. Vale Corporate Moot Court Competition held in Wilmington, Delaware, in March 2007
  • 1st place in the National Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition held in Washington, D.C., in January 2007 
  • 1st place in the E. Earle Zehmer Workers' Compensation Moot Court Competition in Orlando, Florida, in August 2006
March 2007