The Appellate Advocacy Division holds the Leahy Competition each fall. Leahy is open to all 2L, 2E, and 3E students. Registration for the Fall 2023 Leahy Competition is currently open until October 5 at 11:59 PM. Please register for the competition HERE.

The Appellate Advocacy Division will also be hosting a virtual information session regarding the Leahy Competition on September 26 at 6:00 PM. The Zoom meeting can be joined HERE.

To be eligible to compete, competitors must pay a $30 registration fee. The fee is payable HERE. However, we do not want this fee to pose a barrier to your participation. As a result, requests for fee waivers can be made to Hannah Ward at

To be able to compete, you must have (1) registered for the Leahy Competition and (2) paid the registration fee or obtained a fee waiver. Please make sure you have completed both of these requirements prior to the October 5 deadline.

For questions or concerns, please email the Leahy Directors at