TLG Attorney and UCLA School of Law alum, Steven J. Tinnelly, Esq., was invited by the UCLA School of Law to judge the preliminary rounds of UCLA’s Eighth Annual Williams Institute Moot Court Competition.
The Williams Institute hosts the only national moot court competition dedicated to the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity law. The competition is designed to promote and recognize the finest oral and written advocacy on these important issues. On March 10, 2012, approximately thirty teams from law schools throughout the country met to compete in the preliminary rounds of the competition. The competitors were tasked with writing an appellate brief on a current legal topic and arguing the case before a panel of judges.
Mr. Tinnelly was extremely impressed with the passion the competitors had for the issues addressed in the competition and for the incredible oral advocacy skills they demonstrated throughout the morning and afternoon. He was privileged to have been selected to judge such a great competition and he looks forward to doing so again in the future.