A team from the Mississippi College of Law emerged from strong competition to claim the 2011 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship hosted by the University of Houston Law Center. The team of Tim Anzenberger, Erin Bachman and Neil Wilson defeated the team from Loyola Chicago School of Law in the final round. The two teams advanced to the championship round by defeating teams from UC Hastings College of Law and John Marshall Law School in the semi-finals. Sixteen teams qualified for the championship competition based on their performances in top tournaments around the country. This was the third year for the “best of the best” National Championship hosted by the Law Center’s Blakely Advocacy Institute and sponsored by the firm of Andrews Kurth LLP. Previous winners are the University of Detroit Mercy and John Marshall Law School.
|Judges for the final round and the reigning champions are, left to right, Judge Harold DeMoss, Jr. (Senior Judge, Fifth Circuit), Judge Jennifer Elrod (Fifth Circuit), Neil Wilson, Tim Anzenberger, Erin Bachman, Judge Edith Jones (Chief Judge, Fifth Circuit), and Scott Brister (Partner, Andrews Kurth & former Justice, Texas Supreme Court).|