WMU-Cooley Law School’s National Moot Court teams swept the writing division awards and won the oral portion during the New York Bar Association’s Moot Court Regional Competition, which was held Nov 16-18 at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
WMU-Cooley’s Auburn Hills campus team won Best Brief and Auburn Hills team member Troy Ayers won Best Oralist. The law school’s Grand Rapids campus team secured Best Brief Runner-up. Both WMU-Cooley teams bested teams from Ohio State University, Wayne State University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Dayton and Cleveland Marshall during the competition. The Auburn Hills team will advance to the national competition in New York City in January 2019.
Pictured (left-right) Professor Martha Moore, students Josh Bemis, Brandon Ayers and Lauren Simasko, and Professor Erika Breitfeld.
WMU-Cooley’s Auburn Hills team members include Troy Ayers, Josh Bemis, and Lauren Simasko. They are coached by professors Erika Breitfeld and Martha Moore. The Grand Rapids team includes Erin Geschwendt, Jason Hodge and Matthew Williams and their coach, Professor Toree Randall.