The Southwestern Law School team of Vanessa Barnett and Tamar Chobanian won the 2020 ABA Negotiation Competition, besting the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law duo of Emilie Alexandra McConnachie and Conner Collins on Feb. 8 at the ABA Headquarters in Chicago.
Lawyers who participated in moot court and other competitions explain how they’re still benefitting in their practice.
Texas Tech University School of Law's Taylor Calvert won the 2019 ABA Law Student Division National Negotiation Competition on Saturday, Feb. 9 at ABA Headquarters in Chicago. This year’s topic was employment law.
Choosing what negotiation style to employ can be a determinative factor in a negotiation. Some choose a more adversarial style, while others may choose a more collaborative/accommodating style. The choice of negotiation style however can often dictate how successful the negotiation is.
McGeorge School of Law won the 2018 ABA Law Student Division National Negotiation Competition on Saturday, Feb. 4 at ABA Headquarters in Chicago. This year’s topic was national security law. The ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition provides a means for law students to practice and improve their negotiating skills. The
In light of the recent hurricanes that have impacted and closed law schools in Texas, Florida, and other locations, the ABA Law Student Division is extending the deadlines to register for its Arbitration and Negotiation competitions to Sept. 26.
Confession: I never planned to compete in the ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition. I signed up for a negotiations class only because it fit my schedule and had a good reputation. The fact that it would force me to confront my fear of conflict and tension was both a pro
The team of Brian Kennedy and Briana Al Taqatqa from Mitchell Hamline School of Law was named National Champion at the 2016-2017 ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition.
Let me first commend you on your excellent decision to participate in the ABA Negotiation Competition. As you practice with your team and go through back-to-back negotiations in the competition, you will grow both personally and professionally by getting to really know yourself as a negotiator and learning how to
Most law schools have some kind of Attorney Negotiations 101 course that students love to take because it is one of those courses where nearly everyone gets an A, A-, or B+. This course was offered as an elective at my law school, but it ended up being one of