In November, two Florida Coastal School of Law Mock Trial teams competed in two separate national competitions, placing first in one and reaching the finals in the other. In the Georgetown White Collar Crime Mock Trial Competition, Coastal Law won the entire tournament by outpacing Emory, Texas, NYU and South Texas law schools.
The Georgetown Team Champions are Clarence Sydnor, Kelly Lewis, Adrianne Irish and Chris Basler. Team Manager is Darley Richard and the coaches are Judge James Klindt and Kara Woods.
The second Coastal Law team competed, along with 40 other schools from across the country, in the Buffalo Niagara Trial Competition. Teams in the competition include Chicago-Kent, Duquesne, FSU, Illinois, South Texas, Syracuse, Temple, Villanova, and Wisconsin law schools. The team successfully won five trials before narrowly losing to Creighton School of Law in the finals. The Buffalo Niagara Team finalists are Brooke Fuller, Tenisia Burke, Tim Pribisco and Vanessa Albaum. The Team Manager is Carlos Mora. They were coached by London Kite and Janeen Mira.