The Stetson University College of Law team of Grace Kobitter and Alex Spadaro won the regional Client Counseling Competition in Chicago, advance to the national competition in March.

GULFPORT, FL, February 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Stetson University College of Law team of Grace Kobitter and Alex Spadaro won the regional Client Counseling Competition on Feb. 9 at the John Marshall School of Law in Chicago.

The team advances to the national Client Counseling Competition at Baylor Law in March.

“This is the second year in a row that Stetson advanced to the national Client Counseling Competition,” said Professor Erika McArdle, associate director of Stetson’s Center for Excellence in Advocacy. “We are thrilled that our students will again have an opportunity to hone their advocacy skills in this competition at the national level.”

A second Stetson team of Grace Dinger and Jenna Jordan were finalists in the competition. Stetson was the only law school with two teams advancing to the semi-final and final rounds of the regional competition.

Emily Van Oosting J.D. ’12 coached and traveled with the team.

To learn more about advocacy at Stetson Law, visit www.stetson.edu/law/advocacy.

About Stetson University College of Law
Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, has prepared lawyers and leaders since 1900. Today, Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training, evidenced by its top-ranked programs in advocacy and legal writing. Through our academically rigorous curriculum and commitment to social responsibility, Stetson lawyers are ethical advocates ready to succeed in the legal profession.


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