Sun Mar 29 2015   
Affilitiated Faculty


Finalists in the 2008 Richard Grand Closing Argument Competition

Congratulations to the Five Finalists in the 2008 Richard Grand Closing Argument Competition:

  • First Place:  Cerina da Graca ($2000 award)
  • Second Place:  Kiel Berry  ($1000 award)
  • Third Place:  Caleb Wagner  ($500 award)
  • Finalist:  Erin Wasley ($250 award)
  • Finalist:  Will Van Curen ($250 award)

All of the finalists' arguments were outstanding.  We are grateful to attorney Richard Grand for his generous funding of the competition. one of two annual event skills he funds. The Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition was held earlier this year.

We are also grateful to this year's panel of outstanding judges:

  • The Hon. Javier Chon-Lopez, Pima County Superior Court
  • Professor Zelda Harris, Rogers College of Law
  • Rick A. Unklesbay,  Office of the Pima County Attorney
  • Laura Udall, Cooper & Udall
  • Leigh Bernstein, Fleming & Curti