LL.M. Program

Mercer Law's LL.M. in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure is the only program in the nation designed for law school graduates seeking to prepare themselves for federal criminal practice as a prosecutor, Federal Defender, or private defense counsel.

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MOOT COURT

ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition
National Quarterfinalist: 2014
National Best Brief, Fifth Place: 2014
Regional Chapions: 2014
Regional Seventh Top Oralist: 2012
Regional Fifth Best Brief: 2012
 
Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition
Third Best Oral Advocate: 2011
Quarter Finalist: 2011
 
Charleston National Moot Court Competition
Champions: 2008, 2010
Finalists: 2008
Best Oralist: 2010
Best Preliminary Oralist: 2011
Best Petitioner’s Brief: 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013
Best Respondent’s Brief: 2012
Team Semi Finalist: 2011
Team Quarter Finalist: 2011, 2013
 
Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition
Champions: 1995, 1997, 1998
Finalist: 1995, 1996, 2006
Best Oral Advocate: 1996
Best Oralist: 2006
Best Brief: 1997, 2004, 2006
 
E. Earle Zehmer Moot Court Competition
Best Oral Advocate: 1991, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001
Best Oral Advocate Runner-Up: 1988, 1995
Second Place Brief: 1996, 1999, 2001
 
Emory Civil Rights & Liberties Moot Court Competition
Champions: 2008
Outstanding Brief: 2011
Outstanding Oralist: 2011
Quarter Finalist: 2011
 
Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition
Second Place Brief: 2001
 
Fredrick Douglass Moot Court Competition
Champions: 1982
Finalist: 1983, 1988, 2001, 2010
Best Oral Advocate: 1982
National Best Petitioner’s Brief: 1999
Best Petitioner’s Brief: 2002, 2009
Best Brief: 1982, 1987
 
Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition
Champions: 1997
Finalist: 1987, 1994
Best Oralist: 1997, 2001
Best Brief: 1997
Runner-Up Best Brief: 1994
Semifinalist: 2010
 
J. Braxton Craven Jr. Memorial Moot Court Competition
Third Place: 1992
 
John J. Gibbons Criminal Procedure National Moot Court Competition
Champions: 1998, 1999
Finalist: 2002, 2012, 2014
Best Oralist in the Final Round: 1998, 1999
Best Oralist: 1998, 1999, 2000
Best Preliminary Oralist: 2002
Best Petitioner Brief: 1998, 2005, 2006, 2007
Runner-Up Petitioner Brief: 2012
Best Respondent Brief: 1994, 1999, 2006, 2007, 2013
Runner-Up Respondent Brief: 2014
Semifinalist: 2004, 2005, 2006
Quarterfinalist: 2013
 
National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition
Best Oralist: 2000
 
NYC Bar Association National Advocacy Competition
Region 5 Champions: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Best Brief: 1988, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2006
Semifinalist: 1999
Regional Quarter Finalist: 2013
 
Niagara International Moot Court Competition
Memorial Applicant: 2008
Runner Up Team: 2008
Quarter Finalist: 2010
 
Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition: Southern Regional
Finalist: 1979, 1983
Super-Regional Quarterfinalist: 2013
Best Oralist: 1983, 1986
Fourth Place Oralist: 2014
Eighth Place Oralist: 2014
Ninth Place Oralist: 2011
 
Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition
Best Brief: 2014
 
Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition
Finalist: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Semifinalist: 2013
 
Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition
Finalist: 1996
 
Vanderbilt University National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition
Best Brief: 1992
 
Wechsler National Moot Court Competition
Champions: 2011
Finalist: 2009
Ryan J. Mullins Memorial Award: 2012
 
William G. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition
Best Brief: 2003
 
Association of Corporate Counsel Hot Seat Competition Georgia Chapter
Champions: 2009
 

MOCK TRIAL

National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition
Champions: 2009
Best Advocate: 2009
Best Cross Examiner: 2009
 
National Trial Competition
Regional Finalist: 2013
 

CLIENT COUNSELING

ABA National Client Counseling Competition
Seventh Place: 2012
 
ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition
Champions: 1983, 1990, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004
Runner Up: 2011, 2012
 
 
 
 
 

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