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Tulane Law intraschool moot court winners named

November 17, 2016


William Igbokwe (above), Marco Salgado (middle photo) and Derek O'Connor (bottom), all third-year students, present arguments during Tulane Law’s moot court intraschool competition.




Tulane Law School Class of 2017 President William Igbokwe won three categories of the recently completed Tulane Law School moot court intraschool competition. Hamzah Khan (L ’17) was a double runner-up.

More than 40 professionals — judges, attorneys, alumni and professors — volunteered to judge the competition, which is open to second- and third-year Tulane Law students.

Winners receive bar review scholarships and senior winners have their names engraved on the law school’s marble moot court plaques.

Winners and finalists are:

John R. Brown Maritime Appellate Advocacy  

Senior Competition 

First: Jose Ruiz (L ’17)

Second: Hamzah Khan (L ’17)

Junior Competition

First: Emma Moppert (L ’18)

Second: Marcus Pierre (L ’18)

Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration

Senior Competition 

First: William Igbokwe (L’17)

Second: Hamzah Khan (L’17)

Junior Competition 

First: Morgan Wilson (L ’18)

Second: Chelsea Crews (L ’18)

Appellate Advocacy

Senior Competition 

First: William Igbokwe (L ’17)

Second: Marco Salgado (L ’17)

Junior Competition 

First: Catherine Nunez (L ’19)

Second: Jay Jensen (L ’18)


Senior Competition 

First: Brendan Golden (L ’17)

Second: Tyler Dunphy (L ’17)

Junior Competition 

First: Marcella Lupski (L ’18)

Second: Eva-Maria Mayer (L ’18)

Mock Trial

Senior Competition 

First: William Igbokwe (L ’17)

Second: Derek O'Connor (L ’17)

Junior Competition 

Jackson Smith (L ’18)

Anna Potter (L ’18)


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