Law students to compete in finals in NYC

Stetson University College of Law students won Region V of the New York City Bar’s 63rd Annual National Moot Court Competition in Jacksonville, Fla., on Nov. 10.

Stetson students Andrew Harris, Julia McGrath and Victoria San Pedro won the final round of the regional competition, earning an invitation to compete in the national finals on Jan. 28–31, 2013, in New York City.

This is the second year in a row that a Stetson team has advanced to compete in the national finals.

Nineteen teams, from law schools in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, participated in the competition, sponsored by the New York City Bar Association and hosted by Florida Coastal School of Law and the Jacksonville Bar Association.

Dean Michael Allen and Professor Louis Virelli coached the Stetson students.