Please join us on Wednesday, March 2, 2010 at 12 noon in the Ceremonial Court Room for the Myerowitz Semifinals.
First Round: 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Second Round: 1:30 PM - 3:00 p.m.
In the first round, Diana Kugel and Brendan Costigan will represent the petitioner, a thirteen-year-old special education student convicted of arson and felony murder. Derek Simmonsen and Max Brauer will represent the respondent, the state of East Dakota. In the second round, Matt Haven and Marie Maas will represent the petitioner, while Rachel Sauter and Anatoly Smolkin will represent the respondent..
Finalists will go on to compete in the Myerowitz Finals on March 9 at 12:30 p.m.
We also have a distinguished panel of judges:
Mr. Ben Miller, Esq.
Assistant Public Defender at the Appellate Division of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Ms. Susannah Prucka, Esq.
Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Appeals Division of the Office of the Maryland Attorney General
Mr. P. Andrew Torrez, Esq.
Partner, Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP, who specializes in commercial litigation and appellate advocacy.
The second round will be followed by a reception in the atrium sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.