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Next Tryout:  May 2018

Format:  Students wanting to join Trial Team will argue a motion to the court and perform a closing argument to a jury, based on a civil or criminal fact pattern.

Eligibility:  Students must have completed their foundational coursework, meet the minimum GPA requirement, and otherwise be in good academic standing with the University and College of Law.  Students welcome to tryout include:  Rising 2Ls, evening students, transfer students, and December graduates.  Students need not have taken Trial Advocacy or Evidence to tryout.  We also encourage students wishing to compete on FIU’s Moot Court, ADR/Negotiations, and International Arbitration teams to tryout.

For Information, please contact:

Professor Smith (htsmith@fiu.edu), Professor Fingerhut (fingerhut@fiu.edu), Trial Team President Dan Kassebaum (dkass007@fiu.edu), or Trial Team Vice President Rafael Torres (rtorr120@fiu.edu).