Fordham Law

Moore Advocates Reach Finals in Labor Law Competition

December 07, 2009

Fordham Law students Kristin Difrancesco ’10, Vance Hynes ’11, Deanna Paul ’11, and Laroyja Turner ’11 won second place in the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s Regional Trial Advocacy Competition. Sixteen teams competed in the competition held at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

“Our Brendan Moore Advocates continue to excel in competition,” said James L. Kainen, Brendan Moore Professor of Advocacy and Director of Fordham's Trial Advocacy Competition Program. “Our teams have had an outstanding season with multiple wins and placements, and I look forward to more victories in the spring.”

“I am once again thrilled by the achievements of our Moore Advocate teams,” added Dean William Michael Treanor. “Congratulations to all the students who have participated this season and my continued thanks to alumnus Tom Moore and his wife Judy Livingston for their dedicated support of this important program.”

The team was coached by Adjunct Professors of Trial Advocacy Christian Klossner ’05 and Reza Rezvani. The competition finals were judged by Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck.

 Christian Klossner '05, Deanna Paul '11, Dean William Michael Treanor, Laroyja Turner '11, Vance Hynes '11, Kristin Difrancesco '11, Professor James Kainen, and Reza Rezvani.

Contact: Stephen Eichinger