LSU Law students Erin Abrams and Justin DiCharia won the Spring 2018 Ira S. Flory Mock Trial Competition on March 6. Chaz Coleman and Leah Voth finished runners-up in the internal trial competition.
Abrams and DiCharia represented the plaintiff against the defense team of Coleman and Voth.
The case was heard and judged by a distinguished panel of experienced civil litigators:
– Mr. Harry J. “Skip” Philips, Jr. – Managing Partner, Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips L.L.P. and 2018 LSU Law Center Distinguished Achievement honoree
– Ms. Lykisha Vaughan – Managing Attorney, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
– Mr. Jude Bourque – Assistant Attorney General, Louisiana Attorney General’s Office Litigation Division and National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Instructor