Alumni Torts Tournament

The Alumni Torts Tournament is an annual intramural moot court competition (open only to USD law students) organized entirely by the students of the Appellate Moot Court Board. The 2016 problem dealt with two causes of action, negligence and declaratory relief, arising out of a university student’s lawsuit against her university.

Save the Date! The 2016 Alumni Torts Tournament took place on campus at the University of San Diego on September 30 – October 2, 2016. The schedule was as follows:

Registration: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 and Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in the Moot Court Office, Room 114D
Problem Released: Friday, September 9, 2016
Competitor Meeting: Friday, September 9, 2016 in Warren Hall- Courtroom
Briefs Due: Friday, September 23, 2016

If you are interested in serving as a volunteer judge for the 2017 Alumni Torts Tournament, please e-mail: and provide your contact information, or click here to submit your information via our online system.

2016 Overall Results

2016 Top Team Awards:
First Place: Lisa Brevard & Amanda Purcell
Second Place: Maurice Bumbu & Kendra Tovey
Third Place: Evan Flores & Alexandra Happersett
Fourth Place: Stephanie Dusso & Aryan Vahedy

2016 Top Brief Awards:
First Place: Stephanie Dusso & Aryan Vahedy
Second Place: Mohini Nambisan & Megan Thiels
Third Place: Donel Lopez & Ryan Ramos

2016 Top Oralist Awards
First Place: Ryan Cannon
Second Place: Michelle Sellwood
Third Place: Ryan Ramos