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October 10, 2011
Old Kivett Advocacy Council Hosts Richard A. Lord Moot Court Competition

RALEIGH, NC – The Old Kivett Advocacy Council has announced the results of the 2011 Richard A. Lord Moot Court Competition, which took place at the Campbell University Norman A. Wiggins School of Law from September 21-24, 2011. Approximately 120 second-year students and 350 guest judges from around the state participated in the competition. 

Every student round had a three attorney panel of judges, unprecedented for a law school moot court competition.  “This type of professional feedback in every round of the competition accelerates the ability of our students to become superior advocates,” said Dean Melissa Essary. 

The final round was judged by Professor Richard A. Lord, Justice Paul Newby, Former Solicitor General Christopher Browning, and Ms. Angela Haas. 

The winners of the competition were: 

Overall Winners:                     Adam Mallon and David Williams 

Finalists:                                  Jonathan Lovejoy and Michael Lovejoy 

Best Brief:                               Ashley Fillippeli and Marissa Jensen 

Best Oralist:                            Scarlett Vanstory 

Rick Edmundson Award:         Scarlett Vanstory 


The Old Kivett Advocacy Council is comprised of nine second and third-year students. Each fall, the council hosts the Intramural Moot Court Competition and the Intramural Negotiation Competition, and in the spring, the Intramural Client Counseling Competition. 


Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The School has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 25 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit


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