Trial Team Earns Honorable Mention in California

USD School of Law Trial Team consisting of Briana Lear, Kayla Clark, Edward Edmonds, and Andrew Magner earned Honorable Mention for their “impressive and outstanding performance” at the California Attorneys for Justice & Hastings College of Law National Criminal Trial Advocacy Invitational Competition held in San Francisco, CA, the weekend of October 13-16, 2016.

This elite competition, which is in its 8th year, invites annually only 22 of “the best trial advocacy programs in the nation to compete.”   This is the second straight year that the USD School of Law has been invited to compete.

The competition rounds are held at the United States District Court in San Francisco. USD Law’s team was coached by Professor Tom Horton, Professor Ramon Ortiz, and Dean and Professor Emeritus Barry Vickrey.  The University of Pacific McGeorge School of law, which defeated USD in a hard fought round, went on to place second behind the Whittier Law School in the championship round.

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Left to Right: Andrew Magner, Kayla Clark, Brianna Lear, and Edward Edmonds

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