Yale Mock Trial's 2014 Yale Invitational
To whom it may concern at the New York City Paralegal Association:
My name is Breanne Porter and I am serving as a tournament director for the Yale Mock Trial Association's 2014-2015 season. I am currently recruiting judges for our 2014 Yale Invitational for college students, and I am writing to see if your organization would be willing to send along the following invitation to your members:
It is my pleasure to invite you to judge at Yale Mock Trial's Yale Invitational. The 2014 Yale Invitational is a collegiate mock trial tournament taking place on December 6 and 7, 2014 on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Mock Trial is an undergraduate student organization in which competitors from around the nation prepare and present a fictional case to legal professional judges. Past judges have reported our tournament to be an engaging and rewarding experience, and are frequently impressed by the level of competition they encounter. Many judges return year after year.
This year, the rounds will be as follows:
Saturday, December 6th
8:00 am - Judge’s meeting
9:00 am - 12:00pm: Round 1
*Complimentary Lunch after Round 1
2:00 pm - Judge’s meeting
3:00 pm - 6:00pm: Round 2
Sunday, December 7th
8:30am- Judge’s meeting
9:30 am - 12:30 pm: Round 3
*Complimentary Lunch after Round 3
1:30 pm - Judge’s meeting
2:30pm - 5:30pm: Round 4
We would love to have you judge with us. To register to judge at the 2014 Yale Invitational, please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1m-SrGblos5XJnT1VncL0IThj26TZWvs4cDTB8bCTBgk/viewform?usp=send_form
Upon registration, you will receive more information regarding event logistics.
We encourage you to visit our website at www.yale.edu/mocktrial in order to learn more about our program. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact me. You may also feel free to forward this information to any interested colleagues. The success of the Yale Mock Trial Association depends on the willingness of volunteers like you to lend their time and legal expertise to making our tournaments great, and we would greatly appreciate any help you could provide!
Thank you so much!
Tournament Director, YMTA
Yale University | Class of 2016
B.A. Candidate in Political Science
(c): (302) 943-3118
Yale Mock Trial Association
PO Box 206591
New Haven, Connecticut 06520
Founded in 1994, the Yale Mock Trial Association is one of the most competitive programs in the country. In recent years, Yale has performed exceptionally well, earning a 7th place trophy at the 2009 National Championship Tournament and placing 11th in the nation in 2013. The members who comprise the program have won hundreds of awards and have been recognized as All-American attorneys and witnesses. The entirely student-run association splits up into three to four teams of six to ten people each season. Throughout the year, these teams compete at different tournaments across the country.