TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 8, 2013

The University of Memphis School of Law’s National Trial Team has won the regional tournament of the National Trial Competition, which tests participants’ advocacy skills. A second team from the school also placed ninth. The first place team, coached by Professor Danny Schaffzin and visiting professor Michelle Slack, advances to the national finals April 3-5 in San Antonio. In addition, the law school’s Mediation Team has won its regional competition for the second year in a row, beating the University of Tennessee team in the final round. Team members, coached by attorney Steve Shields, will compete in the national competition April 3-4 in Chicago, the university reports.