Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship

Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship

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Lifetime Achievement
in Advocacy Award
Thomas C. Newhouse received the 2018 Lifetime Achievement in Advocacy Award from the Blakely Advocacy Institute. Tom, Professor of Law, Emeritus, taught at the University of Houston Law Center starting in 1966. While at UHLC, Tom specialized in mediation, alternative dispute resolution, and clinical practice. He was the Director of the A. A. White Dispute Resolution Center from 1992-1997.

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Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition
March 28-April 8 / Hong Kong, China
Zachary Baumann, Kathryn Laflin, Dominic Kisielewski


Energy Law Negotiation Competition
April 6-7 / Houston, Texas
Samin Agha, Andrew Vaughan


International Investment Arbitration Competition
April 7-13 / Bogota, Colombia

Ivana Mariles Toldeo, Liz Llamas, Maria Cristina Ortegon


Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition (Nationals)
April 9-12 / Washington, DC
Jaime Stark, Lauae Wolfe


ABA Representation in Mediation Competition (Nationals)

April 9-12 / Minneapolis, Minnesota
Austin Campbell, Lindsay Contreras