Native American Moot Court Competition

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (February 11, 2006) -- Columbia Law School is pleased to announce that Mainon Schwartz '08 has won the "Best Individual Oralist" award at the 14th annual National Native American Moot Court Competition. The award was presented at a February 11th banquet following this year's moot court competition at the University of Washington, Seattle.

This year's teams from Columbia were:

April Day '07 and Raven Sealy '08
Michael Kerman '08 and Mainon Schwartz '08
Gabriel Martinez '08 and Nicole Willis '08

Chrissie DeMaso '07 and Adrian Barnes '07 served as coaches.

Ms. Schwartz was presented with a trophy and a copy of a newly-published environmental Indian law casebook in recognition of her achievement. Inquiries about NALSA's moot court program should be directed to April Day ([email protected]) or Chrissie DeMaso ([email protected]).