Center for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution


Intraschool Competitions

The Center for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution hosts four competitions each year, which are open only to UIC John Marshall students. Each competition is judged, critiqued, and scored by practicing attorneys and judges.

Interscholastic Competitions

UIC John Marshall Law School travel teams compete nationally in a variety of areas—trial advocacy, arbitration and negotiation, client counseling, mediation, and international commercial arbitration. Team are coached by practicing attorneys and by UIC John Marshall faculty. Participation is based on a student's commitment to ethically represent UIC John Marshall Law School through the student's best efforts and to fully comply with each team's rigorous and demanding practice schedule. This hard work and dedication pays off as John Marshall student competitors are consistently recognized in regional, national, and international competitions, such as those listed below.

Trial Advocacy
Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Center Resources

Competition Teams