MIAMI—Kingsley Nwamah placed second in the 5th Annual Legal Eagle Closing Argument Competition on Saturday, June 11th. Nwamah a first-year lawyer, faced off against attorneys with up to seven years of experience.

The competition was hosted by Florida International University School of Law to raise money for Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. Attorneys from local firms and government entities competed. The competition consisted of several rounds of arguing for either the plaintiff or the defense. Facts and materials were released 48 hours before the competition and competitors learned which side they were taking on the morning of the event.

LSGMI annually provides services benefitting more than 30,0000 vulnerable clients, including women, children, seniors, veterans returning from combat, domestic violence victims, people with disabilities, and individuals undergoing foreclosures or other loss of housing.

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Legal Eagle Closing Argument Competition 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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