Thursday, January 8, 2009
The American Bar Association Law Student Division seeks judges for the 2008-09 Negotiation Competition National Finals, which will be held during the ABA Midyear Meeting February 13-14, 2009 at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. In November, 223 teams from law schools all over the United States and Canada competed in the 10 regional competitions. The top 24 teams qualified to compete in the National Finals. The topic of this year's competition is Elder Law. Previous competition judging experience is NOT REQUIRED. The competiton is looking for practicing attorneys, law professors, and judges who are interested in objectively evaluating the negotiation skills of these top law students and giving them useful feedback. Judges may earn CLE credit if their state CLE Board provides for credit via judging competitions. Rounds will be held on Friday, February 13th and Saturday, February 14th. Judges are asked to serve for only one of the four rounds.
- Round 1: Friday, February 13th (8:30 am to 12:30 pm)
- Round 2: Friday, February 13th (2:00 pm to 6:00 pm)
- Semifinal Round: Saturday, February 14th (8:30 am to 12:30 pm)
- Championship Round: Saturday, February 14th (2:00 pm to 6:00 pm)