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ULM Mock Trial Team advances to Nationals

Published March 22, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Louisiana Monroe Mock Trial Team has advanced to the opening round of the AMTA National Championships. ULM is the only school from Louisiana to advance each of the last four years.

The ULM Gold Team Attorneys are Jorden Johnson, a junior from Monroe; Erin McManus, a senior from Vacherie; and Isiah Chavis, a sophomore from Church Pointe. Gold Team Witnesses are Dorae Dadgar, a junior from West Monroe; Antonia Harris, a junior from Tioga; Drew Fenske, a junior from Monroe; Elliott Gonzalez, a junior who has lived throughout the United States; Sarah Cheathem, a junior from Luling and K'Breante Bowie, a sophomore from Franklin. The Gold teams are coached by local attorney Bob Noel.
“Our team defeated LSU, UAB, and Mississippi College,” Noel said. “ULM student Jorden Johnson, who is the daughter of local Judge Robert Johnson, won Best Attorney. Our team also won third place for Spirit of the AMTA — an award given to the team that shows the best collegiality, professionalism, and enthusiasm.”
The Maroon Team, coached by local attorney Kyle Moore, finished the regional with a 3-4-1 record. Team captain is Shelby Joyner with members Nick McBride, Taylor Houston, Olivia Myers, Cameron Ott, Lydia Mills, Bre Wright, and Destinque Fulgence.
The ULM team travels to Rhodes College in Memphis, March 23-25 for the opening of the National Championships.


Mock Trial Team