2019 Capitol City Challenge

Georgetown University Law Center Team, Christopher Herr, Christopher Denney, Carly Lenhoff, and Matt Angelo
Champions of the 2019 Capitol City Challenge: Georgetown University Law Center, Christopher Herr, Christopher Denney, Carly Lenhoff, and Matt Angelo

Results from the 2019 Capitol City Challenge

 

The Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program and the WCL Mock Trial Honor Society hosted the Tenth Annual Capitol City Challenge Mock Trial Competition at the American Unviersity Washington College of Law Tenley Campus on March 21-24, 2019. Georgetown University Law Center defeated Samford University, Cumberland School of Law in the final round. 

The competitors were evaluated and critiqued by experienced federal and state prosecutors, public defenders, and private practice attorneys over the course of three preliminary rounds. The top eight ranking teams then advanced onto the quarterfinal round where experienced practitioners continued to evaluate their performance.

Quarterfinalists from the 2018 Capitol City Challenge:

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology 
  • Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law 
  • Georgetown University Law Center 
  • Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law 
  • Samford University, Cumberland School of La
  • University at Buffalo, School of Law 
  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

SEMI-FINALISTS:

  • Georgetown University Law Center 
  • Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law 
  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

finalists:

  • Georgetown University Law Center 
  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law

CHAMPION:

  • Georgetown University Law Center

CHAMPION:

  • Callie Brister, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law