Moot Court Board

The Willamette University College of Law Moot Court Board has a long tradition of promoting the art of appellate and trial advocacy by sponsoring various competitions and providing educational seminars. The Board dates back to 1916 and is the oldest student-run organization at the College of Law. The Board is committed to helping Willamette Law students improve their skills as advocates in a competitive environment.

2017-18 Winners

  • AAJ Trial Competition: Sarah Lowe and James Sullivan
  • National Appellate Competition: Yufeng Luo and Tyler Skidmore
  • Don Turner Criminal Trial Competition: Autumn Mills and Conor McCahill
  • Spaulding Civil Trial Competition: TBD
  • Open Appellate Competition: TBD
  • First-Year Appellate Competition: TBD


  • AAJ Trial Competition: Sept. 11-14, 2017
  • National Appellate Competition: Oct. 9-12, 2017
  • Don Turner Criminal Trial Competition: Nov. 6-9, 2017
  • Spaulding Civil Trial Competition: Jan. 22-25, 2018
  • Open Appellate Competition: Feb. 19-22, 2018
  • First-Year Appellate Competition: March 12-15, 2018