Participation in Moot Court prepares students who represent Albany Law School in some of the most prestigious regional, national and international competitions. These competitions provide excellent experience in legal research, analysis, writing and oral advocacy. Additionally, they provide students with superb networking opportunities and also give students a great sense of accomplishment, teamwork and school spirit.
During the 2021-2022 academic year, Albany Law School will compete in several national competitions, as well as host the 34th Annual Domenick L. Gabrielli Family Law Competition in early March 2022. In addition to these highlights, Albany Law School will continue to host four intra-school competitions: Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trials, Donna Jo Morse Client Counseling, Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy, and Donna Jo Morse Negotiations.
Highlights/Winners from last year (2020-2021) include:
Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Competition: Nora E. Baker '22 & Lisa C. Hladik '22
Morse Client Counseling Competition: Robert G. Blackstock '22 & Ruchi S. Patel '22
McGovern Senior Prize Trials Competition: Chelsea G. Jory '21 & Adrianna Mathew '21
Morse Negotiations Competition: Kristen M. Abele '22 & Connor M. Judd '22
LawMeets 2020 Mergers & Acquisitions Boot Camp - NATIONAL SEMIFINALISTS: Doris Stacey Gama '21 & Joseph T. Pidel '21
ABA Client Counseling - REGIONAL FINALISTS: Robert G. Blackstock '22 & Ruchi S. Patel '22
Quick Reference for Participation
McGovern Senior Prize Trial
Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy
Morse Client Counseling
Gabrielli Family Law
The Inter-School Competitions are not yet selected for 2021-2022. If you have questions about these Competitions, please contact the Moot Court Director of Competitions, Nichole E. Scholl at NScholl@albanylaw.edu.