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ONLINE SEMINAR FOR MOOT COURT COACHES - Thursday, 29 May 2014, 3 pm UTC/GMT

 
Jessup Forum

COACHING A JESSUP TEAM

Seminars for current and prospective coaches of moot court teams

May and August 2014

Seminar No. 1 video recording: 

 

ILSA, White & Case LLC (Moscow) and Threefold Legal Advisors LLC (Russian National Administration of the Jessup Competition) are holding a series of two online seminars for coaches in May and August 2014. 

Seminar I – Coach’s Role (General); Team Selection; Pre-Jessup Preparation, Research and Memorial Writing (Thursday 29 May 2014, 3 pm UTC/GMT).

Seminar II – Oral Advocacy; Competition; Building Jessup Institutional Knowledge; Finance (August 2014)

Participation is open to all current and prospective coaches of Jessup and other moot court teams. No fees apply.

The online venue of the seminar will be announced later next week (by Friday, 23 May 2014 at the latest).  

The first seminar on 29 May 2014 will cover the following topics: the Coach’s Role (General); Team Selection; Pre-Jessup Preparation, Research and Memorial Writing.

Agenda of the seminar may be accessed here.

Invited speakers: 

Dagmar Butte served from 2011-2014 as the Chair of ILSA’s Board of Directors and, over the last 20 years, has been a competitor, coach, judge, and Compromis author and editor.  In her spare time she is a full time immigration attorney at the firm of Parker, Butte & Lane, an Elected Director of the Board of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and an Adjunct Professor at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, OR.

Michael Peil served from 2001 to 2006 as Executive Director of the International Law Students Association.  He has been a competitor, coach, judge, and Compromis author in the Jessup and several other renowned international law moot court competitions.  He presently serves as a Consultant to the Royal Institute of Law Project, an initiative to found the first law school in the Kingdom of Bhutan.  Before that, he was Associate Dean for International Programs at Washington University School of Law (USA), where he taught International Law, European Union Law, and Legal Ethics.

Sergey Usoskin has been been involved with the Jessup since 2004, first as a participant and then as a coach and a judge. He acted as team coach, judge and case author in a number of other international moot court competitions. He is currently an attorney at Ivanyan & Partners, where his practice focuses on public international law. 

Sergey Petukhov has been involved with the Jessup since 2004. Since 2008 he coached various Ukrainian teams for Jessup, Telders and Rousseau moot court competitions, and in 2014 became involved with the Jessup as a judge at International, Russian and Ukrainian Rounds. He currently teaches a Moot Courts course and oversees the Moot Court Society at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy (Ukraine). Member of the Board, Misen Energy AB (Sweden)

Aleksandra Ivlieva and Grigory Vaypan are Ph.D. students at Moscow State University (Russia). They both obtained their first law degrees from Moscow State University in 2011 and their LL.M. degrees from Harvard Law School in 2013. They were also part of the Moscow State University team that claimed the title of the Jessup World Champion in 2012. They have since been judging, coaching and teaching workshops on argumentation and oral advocacy for prospective moot court participants.

Moderator

Maria Issaeva, Russian National Administrator of the Jessup Competition since 2008, managing partner of Threefold Legal Advisors LLC.

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Those planning to attend are kindly asked to RSVP to jessup2014@threefold.ru or in the Fb event here