Friday, March 16, 2007

WH, attend, report for Extra Credit

On behalf of the Beasley School of Law and the Young Lawyers
Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, it is my
pleasure to invite you and your students to attend the final
round of the 2006-2007 John S. Bradway High School Mock Trial
Competition on Saturday, March 17, 2007.

Since January, over 450 Philadelphia area students from
nearly 50 high school teams, including your students competed
throughout various rounds to determine the City Champion.
The City Champion represents the region in the state
competition for a chance to advance to the national level.
This round will be judged by a panel of 13 or more
distinguished law and justice professionals and educators to
determine which team will be declared the Philadelphia

The Competition finals will be held at the National
Constitution Center located on Independence Mall at 525 Arch
Street, Philadelphia, PA. The trial begins promptly at
12:30 p.m. in the Kirby Auditorium. Please arrive early in
order to allow time to go through a security checkpoint.
Parking is available in the underground lot below the
National Constitution Center (entrance on Race Street).
The trial activities, including an awards ceremony and
reception, will conclude by 4:00 p.m.

I hope that you will join us on Saturday to celebrate all of
our teams. We encourage you to bring your students,
particularly those who competed in the competition to cheer
on their fellow competitiors and to see the distinguished
panel of Philadelphia attorneys and judges score the
competition. We will be acknowledging and awarding plaques
to the schools who competed in the competition, we especially
want those teams to join us.

If you have any questions, please call me directly at (215)


Roberta West, Esquire

Program Director, Temple-LEAP