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Moot Court Competition Goes Online

Amanda McDowell (JD’21, GWLaw) & Justin Baird (JD’21, GWLaw) v. Gabriella Paez & Rita (JD’21, GMU) & Regelbrugge (JD’21, GMU)

On Tuesday, March 24, at 6pm, we will present the livestreamed Finals via GoogleMeet. This is the first time in nearly 10 years that the competition has welcomed student advocates from another law school and it bodes well for expanding the competition in the future. The Finalists are all exceptional. The judges for the Finals will be Kyle Chadwick (Judge, Civilian Board of Contract Appeals), Timothy McIlmail (Judge, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals), Beverly Russell (Judge, Civilian Board of Contract Appeals).

Justin Baird

Justin Baird is a 2L at GWLaw, where he is a member of the Public Contract Law Journal and treasurer of the Corporate and Business Law Society. He will join Foley & Lardner as a summer associate.

Amanda McDowell

Amanda McDowell is a 2L at GWLaw, where she was recently appointed Editor in Chief of the Public Contract Law Journal. She is currently a law clerk at DLA Piper and will join Crowell & Moring as a summer associate.

Gabriella Paez

Gabriella Paez is a 2L at the George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, where she is a member of the Trial Advocacy Association and the Moot Court Board, as well as an articles editor on the GMU Civil Rights Law Journal. She is currently an intern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.

Rita Regelbrugge

Rita Regelbrugge is a 2L at the George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, where she is a member of the Trial Advocacy Association and the Moot Court Board, as well as Editor in Chief of the Journal for Law Economics and Policy. She is currently a judicial intern at the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals. She will divide her summer as a summer associate at Wiley and Pillsbury.