Representation in Mediation Competition

Future practitioners in the growing field of legal mediation can hone their skills in competition.

Regional Competition

The 2024 ABA Regional Representation in Mediation Competition was held on March 2nd and 3rd at the University at Buffalo School of Law.

There were 12 participating teams (24 law students) from 6 law schools (including UB Law) from around the country. The results of the 4 finalist teams that competed in the Sunday morning championship rounds are as follows: 

The 2 first-place teams:  

  • Texas A&M (TEAM 11) 
  • Liberty University (TEAM 1)

The 2 runner-up teams:  

  • Fordham (TEAM 8)
  • Texas A&M (TEAM 9) 

Congratulations to all participants.


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Intramural Competition:
Saturday, November 18, 2023
The Intramural Competition is open to 2Ls and 3Ls, winners being sent to the regional competition.

Regional Competition:
March 2024

National Competition:
April 2024

Intramural Competition

The 2023 Representation in Mediation Competition was held Saturday, November 18th.

We are happy to announce the 6 top scoring teams of the 24th annual Representation in Mediation Competition! Congratulations to:

  • 1ST PLACE:  Team 1 - Matthew Mitchell ‘24 & Jenna Wojdan ‘24
  • 2ND PLACE:  Team 14 - Bryana Becker ‘25 & Andrew Cegielski ‘25
  • 3RD PLACE:  Team 2 - Juliana Cipolla ‘24 & Elisa Orlowski ‘24
  • 4TH PLACE:   Team 22 - Mark Bassett ‘25 & Brandon Small ‘24
  • 5TH PLACE:   Team 21 - Madeline Stoklosa ‘24 & Analiese Vasciannie ‘24
  • 6TH PLACE:  Team 16 - Katherine England ’25 & Kelsey Killelea ‘25

Special congratulations to Beatrice Rule ‘24, who had to unexpectedly proceed in the competition without her teammate. Beatrice had the second highest score of the Competition, as a one-person team!

The first 3 placing teams will receive award certificates and have the first choice of participating in the ABA (American Bar Association) Regionals and the NYS Bar Association NYC Mediation & Negotiation Competitions. However, other teams or individual students could still be asked to participate if any of the 1st three teams cannot compete but also in upcoming international competitions.