2012 ABA Negotiation Competition


This competition simulates a negotiation where the conflict involves a small business and involves law students from a number of law schools.  We are looking for judges with experience in negotiation, and judges can be lawyers or non-lawyers.

Judges Needed:

If you are interested in being a judge for this competition, we need judges for Saturday morning or Saturday afternoon on November 10th.  The time commitment for Saturday morning would be from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The time commitment for Saturday afternoon would be 1:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

If you are interested in volunteering to judge, or if you have any questions about judging, contact Dean Christine Church at churchc@cooley.edu or by calling 517-371-5140 ext. 2911.

If you have already committed to judge this competition, please download the following documents:

Criteria for Judging (pdf) »

The Standards for Judging Ranking Sheet details.

Sample Score Sheet (pdf) »

The Evaluation Criteria Form-Judging Scales.

Lansing Campus

Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Lansing Campus
300 S. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 [parking map]


Dean Christine Church
Competition Administrator
Office of Planning, Programs, and Assessment
Cooley Center, 300 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
517-371-5140 ext. 2911