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 statements or closing arguments. Those who advance to Round 3 (the Greenhalgh Tournament) are invited to join the Barristers’ Council and the Trial Advocacy team. Please reach out to the Greenhalgh Director at with any questions.

Registration Information

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Useful Tools

View Recordings of various trial components and helpful handouts.

Timeline of Events

2022 Tryout Dates

Barristers’ Council Showcase: Jan 20 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Information Session: January 24
Registration Ends: January 28
Packet Released: January 28
Round One Training: January 31
Preliminary Round: February 4-6
Round Two Training: February 7
Preliminary Round Two: February 8-11
Greenhalgh Tournament Preliminary Rounds: February 25-26
Greenhalgh Tournament Semi-Final and Final: February 27