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NSU Trial Association team wins 19th Annual Buffalo-Niagara Trial Competition

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Kyle Lockwood, Gabriel Montiel, Lexy Semino, George Pinilla, and Coach Jihad Sheikha

Kyle Lockwood, from the left, Gabriel Montiel, Lexy Semino, George Pinilla, and Coach Jihad Sheikha.

After fierce competition, the Nova Southeastern University Trial Association program came out on top at the 19th Annual Buffalo-Niagara Trial Competition.

Four 3L competitors, Kyle Lockwood, Gabriel Montiel, George Pinilla, and Lexy Semino, emerged victorious among 28 law schools. The team prepared for months to argue a complex murder case across six rounds culminating in a challenging finals against the University of Baltimore School of Law. The competition took place October 14-16 at the University at Buffalo School of Law in Western New York.

The NSU team was coached by Professor Mark Dobson, Ted Daus, and Jihad Sheikha.

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