University of Pittsburgh

2Ls Allen and Wiesemann Win Murray S. Love Moot Court Competition

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March 19, 2013

 

Congratulations to the winners of the 33rd Annual Murray S. Love Trial Moot Court Competition, 2Ls Angeline Allen and Michael Wiesemann!  Allen and Wiesemann have won the Murray S. Love Award and, as 2Ls, have qualified automatically to serve on the next year’s mock trial team, which will send groups of students to represent Pitt Law in various external competitions. In the past, these have included the Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Competition, the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition, and the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition.

Allen and Wiesemann are joined by 3Ls Alicia Simpson and Eric Sullivan as Pitt Law’s top four finishers in this year’s Murray S. Love Trial Moot Court Competition and will each receive a monetary prize as recognition at graduation.

About the Murray S. Love Trial Moot Court Competition

Murray S. Love graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1954 and was a distinguished trial attorney in the Pittsburgh area. After his untimely death, his friends, family, and law firm created a fund to underwrite a mock trial competition in his memory. Murray Love's widow, Patty Love Anouchi, and nephew, Paul Supowitz, continue to support the school and competition. The first Murray S. Love Mock Trial Competition took place in 1981.

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