BOARD OF ADVOCATES

The Board of Advocates (BOA) is a student organization that promotes oral and written advocacy through on-campus and off-campus competitions. The board is made up entirely of second- and third-year law students who have excelled in moot court, mock trial, client counseling, mediation, and/or arbitration.

ANNUAL COMPETITIONS

BOA organizes and facilitates two annual intra-school moot court competitions. In the fall, it hosts the Calvert Moot Court Competition for all second and third year law students. In the spring, it hosts a separate 1L competition for all of the first year law students. In addition to these annual competitions, BOA also facilitates the regional and national inter-school competitions hosted by OU College of Law.

MEMBERSHIP

All students are eligible to join the board. In the fall, first-year students are eligible to serve as bailiffs in the Calvert Competition. In the spring, all 1Ls participate in the BOA-sponsored 1L Moot Court competition.  Students are also eligible to run for BOA positions during their second and third years.

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OU Law Competition Teams Continue to Make the College of Law Proud

Another great round of competitions for OU Law!

David Postic, Ruthie Stevens, and Kendra Norman won first place at the Widener Corporate Law Moot Court competition in Delaware.  The team also brought home third best brief. After the first round, David learned he referenced a case authored by one of their judges.  This team was coached by Megan Shaner.

Lauren Mitcham and Jonathan Brewer won first place at the BLSA International Negotiation competition in Portland. 

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