USD School of Law Transactional Law Team Wins Multiple Awards at UCLA Tournament

Transactional Law Team Wins Multiple Awards at UCLA Tournament

USD Transactional Law Team with Dean Ferruolo

SAN DIEGO (March 16, 2020) –  The USD School of Law Transactional Law Team recently competed in a tournament at UCLA and earned awards for their demonstrated skills. Held on March 6 in Los Angeles, students Jack Kelley, Jayden Barrington, Preston Chaffee, Arin Nahapatian, Michael Tiab and coach Dean Stephen Ferruolo participated in the event.

The USD Transactional Law Team was asked to compete in two groups since another school was unable to participate. The team of Chaffee, Nahapatian and Tiab were awarded Best Draft, and the team of Kelley and Barrington won Best Negation and Best Overall awards. This is the second year the group competed in the UCLA tournament.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.




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