Seton Hall Law's Mock Trial Team Awarded First Place
The Seton Hall Law Mock Trial team has been awarded first place in the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial competition during the Northeast Black Law Students Association Regional Convention in Albany, New York. The competition took place from January 24-28, 2018, and Seton Hall Law competed against 13 other teams from the Northeast Region. After six rounds, Seton Hall Law was chosen to advance to the National Competition during the National BLSA Convention, and represent the Northeast Region. They will compete against five other regions with teams from across the country. The competition will take place March 13th-18, 2018, in Brooklyn, New York.
Professor Jamie Pukl-Werbel is the Director of the Mock Trial Program. Mock Trial Coach Maurice Sayeh is a graduate of St. John's University School of Law and is now an Associate at Connell Foley. On the team are Kanwal Sajjad (3L), April Campos (3LE), Kimberly Lindenmuth (2L), and William Chalmers (2LE) (pictured above from left to right). Seton Hall Law's BLSA chapter was also been awarded "Chapter of the Year" for the third year in a row for its service and programming for students and the community, both on and off campus. BLSA is now in the running for National Chapter of the Year in March. For information on these competitions and more, please visit The National Black Law Student Association.