All J.D. students (except 3Ls) may compete in the Greenhalgh Competition to earn a spot on the Trial Advocacy team. Students test their skills in a number of trial settings, including witness testimony and opening or closing arguments. Those who advance to a certain level are invited to join the Barristers' Council and the Trial Advocacy team.

Registration Information

Registration is currently CLOSED.


January 26-27, 30-31, February 1 

Registration Closes

February 1 at 3:30 PM 

Information Session #1

February 1 at 3:30 PM 

Packet Released

February 1 

Round 1

February 6-9 

Information Session #2

February 13 

Round 2

February 15-16 

Preliminary Trial Rounds

March 3-4 

Semifinals and Finals

March 5 

Useful Tools

Closing Arguments PowerPoint

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