Trial Team Wins PR TACThis past weekend, in the US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, before the Honorable Hector M. LaFitte and a jury of trial lawyers and judges from Puerto Rico, Temple Law School’s National Trial Team won the Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition. The team defeated Harvard Law School in the semi-final and Catholic University in the final round from a field which included the following schools: Brooklyn, Emory, Howard, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Lewis & Clark, Suffolk, Alabama, Houston and South Dakota.

The new PRTAC champs are Michelle Ashcroft (2L), Emilia McKee (2L), Cindy Morgan (3L), Dan Theveny (3L) and Britt Walden (2L). Dan Theveny was awarded “Best Cross-examiner in the competition.” The team was coached by Professors Sara Jacobson, Director of Trial Advocacy Programs and Jen Bretschneider, Director of Experiential Programs.