The competition, designed for two-person teams, will focus on written briefs as well as oral arguments. This year’s topic will address emerging issues in federal law. Arguments will be heard in Washington, D.C. in conjunction with the Federal Bar Association’s mid-year meeting.
The entry fee per team is $400.00. Please make your check payable to the Federal Bar Association. Law schools may send up to three (3) teams. Additional information will soon be available on the Younger Lawyers Division Web site
. We have included a copy of an article about the 2013 competition that appeared in The Federal Lawyer
, the Federal Bar Association’s national publication. Compete with us in 2014 and your school may receive similar national recognition.
Based on past competitions, we have found it best to limit the number of schools allowed to participate. Available slots will be filled on a first come, first served basis
. Accordingly, please fill out the registration form
if your school will be participating and forward it directly to Sherwin Valerio at the Federal Bar Association, 1220 N. Fillmore St. Ste. 444, Arlington, VA 22201 or register online
. Note that you may send in your registration form
without the entry fee; the entry fee is not due until January 28, 2014.
Maximize your exposure at the 2014 Federal Bar Association Thurgood A. Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition—one of the premier moot court competitions in the country. Every round of the competition is held at a courthouse in Washington, D.C., with the final round conducted at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Each year, the FBA has been privileged to have judges, scholars, and esteemed jurists serve as the competition judges. Through this competition, the FBA provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network with federal practitioners, FBA members, and top law students. We invite you to support the 2014 Thurgood A. Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition not only as a sponsor, but as a judge or bailiff. View our high visibility sponsorship opportunities
and register today!
Rounds 1 & 2
Superior Court of D.C.
500 Indiana Ave., N.W.
Round of 16 & Quarterfinals
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
717 Madison Place, NW
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
450 E Street NW