This competition is one of the biggest national invitationals in the country, with more than 30 teams competing each year.
20th Annual Buffalo Niagara Trial Competition
October 13-15, 2023
Friday, October 13
Saturday, October 14
Sunday, October 15
Since 2004, teams from more than 30 law schools across the country travel to Buffalo to compete in this prestigious annual competition. Law students try both sides of a homicide case before experienced judges and trial attorneys who volunteer as judges and evaluators.
After the preliminary rounds, the top 8 teams advance to the final rounds. Awards are presented at a banquet and include honors for Best Opening, Best Direct, Best Cross, Best Closing and Best Advocate.