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.

2018-19 Winners

  • AAJ Trial Competition: Thomas Ybarra & Will Riddell
  • National Appellate Competition: Samantha Klausen & Kyleigh Gray
  • Don Turner Criminal Trial Competition: Adin Johnson & Trevor Byrd
  • Spaulding Civil Trial Competition: Jason Voorhees & Brian Reverman
  • Open Appellate Competition: Thomas Ybarra & Eden Vasquez
  • First-Year Appellate Competition: TBD


  • AAJ Trial Competition: September 7-12, 2019
  • National Appellate Competition: October 7-10, 2019
  • Don Turner Criminal Trial Competition: November 4-7, 2019
  • Spaulding Civil Trial Competition: Jan. 21-24, 2020
  • Open Appellate Competition: Feb. 17-20, 2020
  • Negotiations Competition:  March 7, 2020
  • First-Year Appellate Competition: TBD