NNALSA Moot Court Competition Updates!

Kacey Chopito (Pueblo of Zuni) and Cassondra Church (Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians) competed and advanced to the Final Four round in the 29th Annual National NALSA Moot Court Competition at the University of North Dakota School of Law on February 26-27, 2021. Photo credit: Cassondra Church.

This weekend, three MSU LAW teams competed in the National NALSA Moot Court Competition at the University of North Dakota School of Law. While we are proud of all three of our teams, we are especially pleased to announce that 3Ls Kacey Chopito and Cassondra Church (pictured above) advanced to the Final Four round of this year’s competition, winning both a Semi-Finalist Award and 2nd Place for Best Written Advocates!

We are very proud of all three of our teams (pictured below), who were coached by Linus Banghart-Linn and Neoshia R. Roemer! Please join us in congratulating them on their hard work!

From left to right: Cassondra Church, 2L Val Schuette (Pascua Yaqui Tribe), 3L Sapphire Long Knife (Fort Belknap Indian Community), 2L Breanna Colwell (Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe), Coach Linus Banghart-Linn, Coach Neoshia R. Roemer, 3L Redon Ipeku, and Kacey Chopito. Photo credit: Breanna Colwell.