Best Brief Competition

The Best Brief Competition is an annual event in which the Legal Research & Writing faculty select the best  briefs written by their students.  The winner is chosen by a panel of Wisconsin attorneys and a panel of law school faculty. 


2015 Best Brief Winner

LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner; Winner Joseph S. Diedrich, Class of 2017; Dean Margaret Raymond.


Previous Winners:

2014 Best Brief Winner



LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner; Winner Catherine E. White, Class of 2016; Dean Margaret Raymond.

 

2013 Best Brief Winner - 1L










Dean Margaret Raymond; Winner Daniel Poniatowski, Class of 2015; LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner.


2012-2013 Best Brief Winner - 2L









LR&W Professor Timothy Barber; Winner Bryce A. Schoenborn, Class of 2014; Dean Margaret Raymond.


2011 Best Brief Winner

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Dean Margaret Raymond; Winner Brian McCall, Class of 2013; LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner. 


2010 Best Brief Winner

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LR&W Professor Deborah Moritz; Winner David W. Staple, Class of 2013; Dean Kenneth B. Davis.


2009 Best Brief Winner

Winner Kyle Fry, Class of 2011; Dean Kenneth B. Davis; LR&W Professor Mullen Dowdal.


2008 Best Brief Winner

Winner Ryan Masse, Class of 2010; LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner; Dean Kenneth B. Davis. 


2007 Best Brief Winner

LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner; Winner Emily Gold, Class of 2009; Dean Kenneth B. Davis; Susan Steingass, (former) Director of Communication & Advocacy Program

Not pictured: Deborah Moritz, spring semester LR&W Professor.


2006 Best Brief Winner


Dean Kenneth B. Davis; Winner Eric Huston, Class of 2008; LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner. 


2005 Best Brief Winner


Susan Steingass, (former) Director of Communication and Advocacy Program; Winner Crystal Uebelher, Class of 2007; LR&W Professor Virginia Hayes; Dean Kenneth B. Davis; LR&W Professor Emily Kokie.


2004 Best Brief Winner

Winner: David Connally, Class of 2006
LR&W Professors: Virginia Hayes, fall semester; Scott Peterson, spring semester.


2003 Best Brief Winner

Winner Laura Schulteis, Class of 2005; Susan Steingass, (former) Director of Communication and Advocacy Program; Dean Kenneth B. Davis.
Not pictured:  LR&W Professors Joy Burkholder, fall semester, and Shunette Campbell, spring semester.


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