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Closing Argument Contest in Cleveland—Deadline Soon

The Landskroner Grieco Merriman Closing Argument Argument Contest is open to 2nd- and 3rd-year law students from Ohio law schools. Students will give a 15-minute closing argument in a civil case for the plaintiff, a catastrophically injured child. The argument will be on damages only; the fact pattern, exhibits, and demonstrative evidence will be furnished. The judges will include experienced trial lawyers with over 20 years of experience, media personalities, judicial officials, and child advocates.

The top three students will receive cash scholarship awards: $750 for 1st place, $500 for second place and $200 for third place. The competition is limited to 12 contestants.

To apply, contact Landskroner Grieco Merriman, LLC at 216-522-9000 and ask for Anathea or email anathea@lgmlegal.com. Deadline for applications is September 24, 2018. Sponsored by The Landskroner Foundation for Children and Landskroner Grieco Merriman.