This past weekend, Temple’s National Trial Team competed at the
National Trial Competition in Austin, Texas.  It was Temple’s
26th national appearance in 28 years of competition.

The members of Temple’s teams are Emilia McKee Vassallo and
Caroline Power; and Michelle Ashcroft and Britt Walden.  The
team of Emilia McKee Vassallo and Caroline Power advanced to the
Quarter-Finals.  This is the 21st year that Temple Law School
has advanced to the “Elite Eight.”  

The National Trial Competition is sponsored and judged by the
Texas Young Lawyers Association and the American College of Trial
Lawyers.  The teams were supported by Eddie Ohlbaum, Alex
Gosfield, Esq. ’08 (Chester County DA’s Office), Maureen McCartney
(United States Attorney’s Office), Jen Bretschneider, Barbara
Ashcroft, Sara Jacobson and Mary Beth Wilson.