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2008 Competition

The Twentieth Annual National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition was held on Thursday, February 21 through Saturday, February 23, 2008 at Pace Law School, White Plains, New York. Lewis & Clark Law School emerged from a field of 70 law schools nationwide to win the Competition.

 

Winner

Lewis & Clark Law School
Team #30

Bethany Cotton
Liz Crosson
Diana Federoff

2008 NELMCC-Winner

From left to right: Lewis & Clark team members Liz Crosson, Diana Federoff
& Bethany Cotton and NELMCC Board Chair Abigail Jones

 

Final Round Judges

The Honorable Stefan R. Underhill
United States District Court
District of Connecticut

The Honorable Robert S. Smith
Court of Appeals
State of New York 

The Honorable Anna L. Wolgast
Environmental Appeals Board
United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Honorable Susan L. Biro
Office of Administrative Law Judges
United States Environmental Protection Agency

Final Round Judges

From left to right: Hon. Stefan Underhill, Hon. Anna Wolgast,
Hon. Robert Smith & Hon. Susan Biro

 

David Sive Award for Best Brief Overall
(Appellee)

Florida State University College of Law 
Team #41

Caroline Brady
Preston McLane
Ramona Thomas

2008 NELMCC-Fla State

From left to right: Florida State team members Preston McLane, Caroline Brady 
& Ramona Thomas and NELMCC Board Chair Abigail Jones

 

Best Oralist

Sarah Fox
Georgetown University Law Center
Team #51

2008 NELMCC-Sarah Fox

 

Finalists

Georgetown University Law Center
Team #51

Sarah Fox
Lindsay Hogan

 

       2008 NELMCC-Georgetown

From left to right: Georgetown team members Lindsay Hogan & Sarah Fox

University of Hawaii
William S. Richardson School of Law

Team #54

Allan Alicuben
Mitsuko Takahashi
Jael Makagon

2008 NELMCC-Hawaii

From left to right: University of Hawaii team members Jael Makagon,
Mitsuko Takahashi & Allan Alicuben 

 

Best Brief – Appellants/Industry

Santa Clara University School of Law
Team #29

Stephanie Rocha
James Holder

2008 NELMCC-Santa Clara

 

Best Brief – Appellants/Environment

University of North Carolina School of Law
Team #50

Alena Buitrago
Mindy Nunez
Megan Bussey (not pictured)

2008 NELMCC-UNC

 

Semifinalists

Marquette University Law School - Team #2
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law - Team #4
University of California Hastings College of the Law - Team #8
Columbia University School of Law - Team #19
Lewis & Clark Law School - Team #30
University of Denver Sturm College of Law - Team #37
The George Washington University Law School - Team #44
Georgetown University Law Center - Team #51
University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law - Team #54

 

Quarterfinalists

Boston College Law School - Team #1
Marquette University Law School - Team #2
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center - Team #3
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law - Team #4
University of California Hastings College of the Law - Team #8
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law - Team #18
Columbia University School of Law - Team #19
Roger Williams University School of Law - Team #20
Tulane Law School - Team #22
University of Minnesota Law School - Team #24
Lewis & Clark Law School - Team #30
The University of Tennessee College of Law - Team #32
University of Tulsa College of Law - Team #33
University of Montana School of Law - Team #34
University of Denver Sturm College of Law - Team #37
Florida State University College of Law - Team #41
University of Colorado School of Law - Team #42
The George Washington University Law School - Team #44
University of North Carolina School of Law - Team #50
Georgetown University Law Center - Team #51
University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Team 353
University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law - Team #54
New England School of Law - Team #57
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Team #61
Thomas M. Cooley Law School - Team #72
University of Houston Law Center - Team #73
University of California Davis School of Law - Team #78

 

Please address questions about the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition using email below.

Phone: (914) 422-4413
E-mail:nelmcc@law.pace.edu