How To Join
Each division holds an internal competition for students to become a part of the team. Each division will host an information session and tabling before the competition begins.
Barristers’ Council Showcase
For more information on how the competitions work, check out our competition website and come out to our Annual Showcase! Here, you’ll see demonstrations from current team members and learn about the tryout process for each team.
The 2021-2022 Showcase was held on January 20, 2022 and a recording is available.
The Appellate Advocacy Division holds the Leahy Competition each fall. Leahy is open to all upper-class J.D. and LLM students. It is an opportunity for students to showcase their brief-writing and oral argument skills as they compete to make the team.
For any additional questions, please email the Leahy Directors at email@example.com.
The Trial Advocacy Division holds the Greenhalgh Competition each spring. Greenhalgh is open to all 1L, 1E, 2L, 2E, and 3E students. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Trial Advocacy Director by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The Appellate Advocacy Division holds the Beaudry Competition each spring. Beaudry is open to all 1L and 1E students. It is an opportunity for students to showcase the skills they have gained in their Legal Research and Writing Class by writing a brief and competing in a series of rounds of oral argument. At the end of Beaudry, around thirty new members are added to the team, and these individuals will be members for their 2L and 3L years.
View more information on the Beaudry Competition or email the Beaudry directors at email@example.com.
The ADR Division holds the Bellamy Competition each spring. Bellamy is open to all 1L, 1E, 2L, 2E, and 3E students. Please reach out to the Bellamy Director at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.