George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

2016 Upper Class Competition

On November 18, the ASLS Moot Court Board hosted the final round of the 2016 Upper Class Competition. The finalists (pictured below) competed before judges at the Fairfax County courthouse. Congratulations to the UCC Champions Tinny Song and Tim Rodriguez, as well as finalists Reva Grace Phillips and Whitney Gregory!

Thank you to all our judges and competitors!

Congratulations to the New Moot Court Board Members!

The GMU Moot Court Board is excited to welcome the following new members:

Kirk Arner
Emma Devaney
Whitney Fetzer
Julian Flamant
Kristen Harris
Mandi Hart
Ever Hess
Nicole Manu
Daniel Masakayan
Colette McCrone
Reva Grace Phillips
Kara Podraza
Tim Rodriguez
Ian Roy
Tommy Rucker
Anna Schaffner
Zachary Schutz
Daniel Shapiro
Brian Silver
Tinny Song
Emily Spence
Kathryn Swain
Leslie Tope


2016 First Year Competition

Congratulations to the following advancing competitors from the 2016 First Year Moot Court Competition. A special congratulations to the champion,
Anna Schaffner!

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Emma Devaney • Carolyn Hart • Evan Hicks • Matthew Lein • Daniel Ongaro • Reva Phillips Emily Spence • Kathryn Swain
Quarter Finalists
Lauren Fetsch • Julian Flamant • Ian Roy • Leslie Tope
Whitney Fetzer • Nicole Manu
Daniel Shapiro
Anna Schaffner

Best Brief in the ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Contest

Congratulations to the GMUSL moot court team of ‘3L’s Lynzi Maas, Molly Picard, and Zachary Deubler for submitting the best brief out of 32 teams in the D.C. Regional qualifying round of the ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Contest, held on Feb. 25-27.   This year’s problem concerned the legality of a warrantless search of a policeman’s workplace locker and the applicability of federal hate crimes legislation to the patrolman’s shooting of an unarmed motorist pulled over for a routine traffic stop.

Congratulations to the New Moot Court Board Members!

The following students have been selected for membership on the Moot Court Board based on their UCC performance, writing ability, a written application, and an interview with the executive board:

Brian Jaeger
Corey Zoldan
Levi Houston
Mackenzie Siebert
Nora Kelly
Sara Almousa
Stacey Harlow


Congratulations to the New National Team Members!

Please congratulate Aaron Davis, Camilla Hundley, Danielle Barondess, Kyle Spencer, Michael Galgano, and Nick Ingros on their selection to the 2016 Nationals Team. As two teams of three they will represent us at the annual BEF Competition at Elon this Spring and at the NY Bar and ABA Competitions next year.

We would also like to congratulate Mackenzie Siebert, Tim Snyder, and Vivek Subramanyam who, based on their previous performance at the FYC and UCC, were also selected to represent the GMUSL Moot Court program as a team at the 2016 New York Bar Competition next Fall.

2015 Moot Court Board First Year Competition Results


The final FYC Round took place on Friday, April 10 at 3:00 p.m. at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia located in Alexandria. United States District Court Judge Trenga presided, and was joined by United States District Court Judge O’Grady and Virginia Court of Appeals Judge Alston. Dean Polsby attended the final round, as did the majority of the first-year day students. After excellent performances by both finalists, the Court named Vivek Subramanyam as the Moot Court Board First Year Competition Champion. Congratulations to Champion, Vivek Subramanyam and Finalist, Michael Galgano!

2015 GAI Invitational Moot Court Competition Results

The 2015 GAI Invitational was a resounding success. The competition featured five current or former FTC Commissioners, including current Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, and former Chairmen Tim Muris and Jon Liebowtiz. The DOJ was also well represented, with three current or former Assistant Attorneys General for Antitrust judging for the competition. The competitors were outstanding, and the results are below.

Champions: Matthew Hale, David Lee Johnson, and Kyle Virtue, Washington & Lee University School of Law
Finalists: Bradley Crocker, Areesha Muzaffar, and Kevin Paule, University of Florida School of Law

Best Oral Advocate: Nathan Jepson, George Washington University School of Law
Runner-Up for Best Oral Advocate: Kevin Paule, University of Florida School of Law

Best Brief:  David Lee Johnson and Kyle Virtue, Washington & Lee University School of Law (Team F)
Best Brief Runner-Up: Alicia Lee, Charles Pierre, and Monica Reid, Howard University School of Law (Team A)