Moot Court Honor Society

The Moot Court Honor Society is the Law School’s only co-curricular appellate advocacy honors program. Our members sharpen their written and oral advocacy skills, argue cutting-edge legal issues and compete in a range of internal and external competitions. Students participating in the Moot Court Honor Society regularly engage with legal profession leaders, including celebrated St. John's alumni and state and federal judges. They also build relationships with future colleagues and mentors.

Moot Court Honor Society

The Moot Court Honor Society is the Law School’s only co-curricular appellate advocacy honors program. Our members sharpen their written and oral advocacy skills, argue cutting-edge legal issues and compete in a range of internal and external competitions. Students participating in the Moot Court Honor Society regularly engage with legal profession leaders, including celebrated St. John's alumni and state and federal judges. They also build relationships with future colleagues and mentors.

In 2014-2015, the Moot Court Honor Society had an outstanding year in external competition. We achieved a national ranking of 17 out of 180 law schools and were invited to compete in University of Houston Law Center’s Andrews Kurth Moot Court Championship, which is open only to the nation’s top-ranked moot court programs.

Highlights of our season include:

Two Championships: Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition—Regionals;

Elaine Jackson Stack Moot Court Competition

 • Three Final Rounds: National Moot Court Competition—Regionals; John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition; Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition—Nationals

Five Semi and Quarterfinal Rounds: National Moot Court Competition—Nationals; Fredrick Douglass Moot Court Competition—Northeast Regionals; Leroy R. Hassell National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition; National Competition in Law and Religion; Charleston Constitutional Moot Court Competition

Five Best or Second Best Brief Awards

Seven Outstanding Oralist Awards

Contact Us
We welcome your inquiries. Please contact:

Executive Director
Rogendy Toussaint
St. John’s School of Law
Moot Court Honor Society
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
718-990-6642
sjumootcourt@gmail.com

Faculty Advisors
Christine Lazaro