McGeorge School of Law

Mock Trial Team In Top 8

February 13, 2006

A McGeorge mock trial team placed in the top eight teams in the country in the finals of the Texas Young Lawyers National Trial Competition on March 22-25 in Dallas, Texas.

Jason Schaff 3D and Brandon Takahashi 3D made it to the quarterfinals of the 28-team championship event. McGeorge was one of only five law schools in the country that had two teams advance from the TYLA regional tournaments held in February. David Graulich 3E, Maria Wilson 2E and Rashaan Jones 2D comprised the other team. Jamie Pearson, ’02, Matt Pearson, ’03, Bill Barry,’74, and Carrie Bonnington, ’03 coached the McGeorge teams.