Higginbotham and Bond Take Top Honors in Tullis

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Winners Richard Bond and Brian Higginbotham with Judges Elizabeth Murrill, Kyle Duncan, The Honorable Jeffrey Hughes, The Honorable Eugene Davis, and  The Honorable Page McClendon.

Congratulations to the students who participated in this year’s Tullis Moot Court competition. The Tullis Moot Court competition is an intraschool program in which 2L students are judged on their actual conduct of appellate cases. Judging criteria include success in prepared records, the writing of briefs, and the arguing of cases.   
 
Thanks are extended to the five judge panel that judged the final round:
Judge Eugene Davis, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Judge Jefferson Hughes (78), Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal
Judge Page McClendon, Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal
S. Kyle Duncan (’97), Appellate Chief, Louisiana Department of Justice
Elizabeth Murrill (’91), Executive Deputy Counsel to Governor Bobby Jindal
 
2009 TULLIS WIINERS
Brian Higginbotham & Richard Bond
 
TOP BRIEFS
Brian Higginbotham & Richard Bond
Bailey Adams & Jacob White
Caroline Jones & Caroline Tomeny
Barbara Balhoff & Alex Reinboth
Grant Milby & Pablo Reyez
 
TOP ORAL ADVOCATES
Michael Ameen
Michael West
Jessica Perez
Richard Bond
Brian Higginbotham
Chad Ikerd
Erin Cesta
Edward McAuliffe
Brad Bourgeois
Ashley Mayes
 
FINALISTS
Chad Ikerd & Ashley Mays
 
SEMIFINALISTS
Bailey Adams & Jacob White
Vey Laplace & Tiffany Garland
  
QUARTERFINALISTS
Sean Corcoran & Druit Gremillion
Brad Bourgeois & Katie Giroir
Justin Myers & Elliot Brown
Caroline Jones & Caroline Tomeny
 
OCTOBER FINALISTS
Amanda Darby & Jeanette DeWitt
Jessica Perez & Erin Cesta
Micah Fincher & Josh Melder
Scott Vantine & David Lee
David May & Rachel Williams
Mark Hill & Edward McAuliffe
Barbara Balhoff & Alex Reinboth
Michael West & Michael Ameen

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