Competitions help our students refine their research, writing
and oral advocacy skills with the help of faculty, attorneys and
An intramural competition that gives law students the opportunity to argue a constitutional case.
This competition features teams from law schools across the United States arguing a tax problem.
The only national moot court in the United States to focus on topics in substantive criminal law.
This competition is one of the biggest national invitationals in the country, with more than 40 teams competing each year.
The interaction of lawyer and client, and the use of
interest-based problem solving is the focus of our annual
intramural Representation in Mediation Competition. Winners from
this competition will be sent to the ABA's Representation in
Mediation Regional Competition.
The University at Buffalo will proudly host the ABA's 18th Annual Representation in Mediation Regional Competitions here in Buffalo, New York, on March 4&5, 2017. Learn more about this competition.
Moot court and trial team experiences build support and camaraderie among coaches and teammates. The School of Law offers many opportunities for students to compete against other law schools nationwide in such areas as trial advocacy, tax, and international, environmental and criminal law, and mediation and arbitration, through academic courses and student-run competitions.
Among the external competition in which the School of Law participates are: