FIU Law Negotiations Team Advances to National Finals

MIAMI (November 14, 2011) — The FIU Law Negotiations Team advances to ABA National Negotiation Competition Final Rounds in New Orleans this coming February.

After an excellent performance at the ABA National Negotiation Competition Regional Rounds in North Carolina this past weekend, law students Maria Pradilla and Joe Glace will compete in the ABA Final Rounds in February 2012. The FIU teams competed in five negotiation rounds among 28 teams from law schools in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Georgia.

“I am proud of our students. I congratulate them for their superb effort and extend our thanks the students and alumni who assisted the team in preparations,” said David Walter, Associate Professor and Faculty Advisor to the FIU Board of Advocates.

This is the 6th time in 8 years that FIU Law has advanced a team to the National Finals.



Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Sisk Report as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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