Membership in Trial Advocacy Association
Any law student in good academic standing with the George Mason University School of Law is eligible to try out for membership to the Trial Advocacy Association.
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A Board Member is an upcoming 2L, 3L or 4L student who is selected for membership by the Executive Board during the end of the Spring Semester or following the Intramural Competition in the Fall Semester. A Board Member must compete in at least one Intramural competition and must commit to participate on at least Trial Ad event per year. Participation in the Trial Ad events is to be determined by the Executive Board. All Board Members are expected to assist in the preparation for and attend both the Intramural and Costello Competitions.
- Compete in the Thacher Intramural Trial Advocacy Competition
- Serve as a Committee Chair, Bailiff, Witness, and/or Law Clerk of a Trial Advocacy Association sponsored competition
- Moot teams scheduled to compete in a Trial Advocacy Association sponsored extramural competition (to be eligible to moot a team, the member must have already competed in the Intramural Competition)
- Compete in an extramural competition (to be eligible to compete in an extramural competition, the member must have already competed in the Intramural Competition)