Jessup Moot Court Team Competes in Denver; J.D. Hatcher is Top Oralist

The Washburn Law Jessup Moot Court Team competed in the Rocky Mountain Super-Regional Round of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition held at Denver University Sturm College of Law, February 15-16, 2013.

Washburn's team, one of 19 competing, consisted of Joshua Conway, J.D. Hatcher, Marissa Frederick, Kaitlin Marsh, Megan Williams, and 1L support-member Norah Avellan. The team finished 3rd overall in the preliminary phase of the tournament, with a 4-0 record against Louisiana State, William Mitchell, Iowa State, and Michigan State.

Advancing again this year to at least the quarter-final round, the team lost on a split-decision to the University of Montana. J.D. Hatcher won the prize for Top Oralist in the competition and Joshua Conway won the prize for 7th best oralist.