The Broun National Trial Team is a nationally known program
competing in trial advocacy across the country. The program gives students the
opportunity to gain trial skills and courtroom experience. Students meet and
work with professors and attorney's in preparation for competition.
The Broun National Trial Team hosts the annual Kilpatrick Stockton
Trial Competition held at the University of North Carolina School of Law at the
start of the Spring Semester. This competition is an inter-school mock trial
competition for 1L students at North Carolina Law Schools. The Kilpatrick
Stockton Trial Competition is the first opportunity for law students to get
exposure to litigation. Students will learn and practice trial skills focusing
on opening statements, direct examinations, cross examinations, and closing
In 2014, the Broun National Trial Team partnered with NCCU School
of Law to host the TYLA regional competition. TYLA is a national competition
held in Texas. The teams who compete at the national competition have won their
various regional competitions in order to advance. Members of the Broun
National Trial Team prepare the tournament as well as compete for the chance to
advance to the national competition. In 2014, the regional competition was held
at the Durham County Courthouse on February 7-9.
In October 2014, the Broun National Trial Team competed in the Charlotte Invitational Competition where the team came back with the 2nd place trophy.
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Tryouts are open to both 1L and 2L UNC Law students. Our teams conduct full trials against teams from law schools around the country. These trials are conducted before Judges with practicing lawyers as juries. No experience? Don't worry,the trial team is a skills developing experience for students interested in being “courtroom lawyers.” You will learn how to develop a winning case theory, make persuasive opening statements and closing arguments, examine different types of witnesses, and how to effectively use the rules of evidence.If you're interested in joining our team please come out to the make-up information session on Friday.
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Deadline for sign up for tryouts is February 12, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.
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