Belmont Teams Take Top 2 Spots in Advocacy Competition

Trial advocacy teams from Belmont University College of Law took first and second place in the regional competition for the 2014 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Both teams went undefeated until they met each other in the championship round. The team of Emily Cole, Dayne Geyer, Robert Martin and Patrick Ober narrowly bested Ardath Griffin, Rachel Hogan, Ron Laffitte and Sara Page to take the regional title. The winning team now advances to the national tournament in Santa Monica, Calif. The teams are coached by Middle Tennessee attorneys Margaret Garner and Andrew Caple-Shaw.