Albany Law Names Moot Court Competition Winners

Albany Law Names Moot Court Competition Winners

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Date: 11/17/2006

Ryan Keleher '08 and Robert Manfredo '08 won the 2006 Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition on Thursday, November 16. Competing against Robert Lindholm '08 and Nathan Sabourin '08, the duo successfully defended a convicted murderer in an appeal case.

Participants presented their final argument before a distinguished panel of judges including:

  • Hon. George Bundy Smith, New York State Court of Appeals
  • Hon. Gary Sharpe, Federal District Court Judge, Northern District of New York
  • Hon. David Hurd, Federal District Court Judge, Northern District of New York
  • Hon. David Homer, Federal District Court Judge, Northern District of New York
  • Hon. Courtenay Hall, Saratoga County Family Court

Winners in the awards categories include:

Bri​ef

  • Best Brief-$1000 Winners: Robert Lindholm '08 & Nathan Sabourin '08
  • Second Best Brief-$500 Winners: William Allen '07 & Chaitanya Divi '08
  • Third Best Brief: Laura Khoury '08 & Brian Sharma '08

Oral Adv​ocacy

  • Best Oral Advocate: Gordon Eddy '08
  • Second Best Oral Advocate (tie): Martin McGuinnes '08 & Christopher Kimball '08
  • Third Best Oral Advocate: William Allen '07

Ann Horowitz, formerly Assistant Lawyering Professor at Albany Law School, sponsored the first-ever monetary prizes for Best Brief and Second Best Brief.