Advocacy Programs

David M. Johnson
Assistant Dean for Pro Bono & Advocacy Programs | 202.994.4539, STU207

Dean David Johnson is primarily responsible for oversight of advocacy competitions at GW Law, be they alternative dispute resolution (ADR, such as arbitration), mock trial (trial practice) or moot court (appellate practice). If you have a question regarding any of them, please do not hesitate to contact Dean Johnson.

GW Law's skills boards, student organizations, and academic programs sponsor two main types of competitions. All eligible students are encouraged and invited to apply:

If you are a current student and desire more information and documents, please visit the GW Law Portal.

Spotlight Item: Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

Since 2006, five current members of the US Supreme Court have presided over the finals of the Van Vleck competition. View a video featuring Justice Kagan's participation in 2012.

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