News & Noteworthy

Faculty Highlights February 2011

  • Professor Brian Foley
Professor Foley, along with Professor Chris Roederer, coached Coastal's team in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, South Super-Regionals, at the University of Houston Law Center, Feb 10-13.  Going into the elimination rounds, Coastal's team was ranked #2 out of the 21 teams, but unfortunately the team was eliminated in the quarter finals.  Coastal's two oral advocates, Jeff Brown and Michael Flores, were ranked 7th and 8th respectively, out of all of the oralists.

Moot Court teams reach semi-finals in D.C. regional


Congratulations to two Coastal Law Moot Court teams for reaching the semi-finals at the Washington, D.C. regional in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition hosted by the American Bar Association.

Third-years Chris Saba and Ellen Germuska served as oralists and Casey Hester served as the brief writer, completing the preliminary rounds undefeated and as the top-ranked team in a field of more than 30. Hester won Best Brief, Third and Saba Best Advocate, Sixth. The second-year team of Rebecca Grimes, Kari Anne Bowden and Amanda Isaacs also reached the semi-final round. In addition, Isaacs won the Best Brief, Second award.