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Monday, March 5, 2012

Vanderbilt, Northwestern Win 2011 ABA Law Student Tax Challenge

ABA LSTCThe ABA Tax Section has released the list of winners of the 2011 Law Student Tax Challenge:

An alternative to traditional moot court competitions, the Law Student Tax Challenge asks two-person teams of students to solve a cutting-edge and complex business problem that might arise in everyday tax practice.

J.D. Division:

  • Vanderbilt1st Place:  Vanderbilt -- Emily Klick & Joshua Rabon (Herwig Schlunk, faculty coach)
  • 2nd Place:  W. New England -- Nicole Dunk & Joseph Horvath (Frederick Royal, faculty coach)
  • 3rd Place:  Oklahoma -- Jessica Cory & Brandee Raney (Jonathan Forman, faculty coach)
  • Best Written Submission:  Vanderbilt -- Emily Klick & Joshua Rabon (Herwig Schlunk, faculty coach)
  • Semi-finalist #1:  Cleveland State -- Benjamin Heidinger & C. Timothy Murphy (John Plecnik, faculty coach)
  • Semi-finalist #2:  Chapman -- Aaron Waites & Morgan Windbiel (Peter van Zante, faculty coach)
  • Semi-finalist #3:  Florida -- Stephanie Malen & B. Caitlin Foster (Steven Willis, faculty coach)

LL.M. Division:

  • Northwestern1st Place:  Northwestern -- Julie Green & Genevieve Tokic (Philip Postlewaite,  faculty coach)
  • 2nd Place:  Northwestern -- Andrew Oppenheimer & John Barron (Charlotte Crane, faculty coach)
  • Best Written Submission:  Northwestern -- Ena Patel & Joel Boussert (Herbert Beller, faculty coach)
  • Finalist #1:  Denver -- Samantha Karr & John McGuire (Alicia Buckingham, faculty coach)
  • Finalist #2:  Northwestern -- Ena Patel & Joel Boussert (Herbert Beller, faculty coach)

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