Transactional Lawyering Team Advances to Finals

February 21, 2013

Northwestern Law teams took first and second place at the Midwest Regional Rounds for the Transactional Lawyering Meet held on February 15.

A total of 14 teams competed in the Midwest regional competition which took place at Northwestern Law this year. Rossely Amarante (JD ’14), Felipe Arboleda (LLM/Kellogg ’13), Rob Cameron (JD ’15), Justin Clune (JD ’15), James Coss (JD '13), Adam Coulson (JD ’14), Shanique Kerr (JD ’13), and Angela Oh (JD ’13) represented Northwestern Law at the competition. Esther Barron (JD '95), clinical associate professor of law and director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic's Entrepreneurship Law Center, served as the team's coach.

Cameron, Coss, Coulson, and Kerr will advance to the national finals, which will be held March 28-29, 2013 at Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University in Philadelphia.

The Transactional Lawyering Meet is the premier competition for law students interested in transactional law. More than 70 schools participated in regional rounds throughout the country.