|L to r: Volunteer evaluators Sharon Marshall, D.A.'s Office|
and Prof. Fortson listen to opening argument.
|Judge Jennifer Stuart Henderson, District Court, swears in witnesses.|
|Magistrate Judge Suzanne Cole waits for the cross-examination of a witness.|
In addition to volunteers at the event, high school teachers and lawyers volunteered to coach teams in preparation for the competition. Volunteer lawyer coaches included Florina Altshiler, District Attorney's Office, Anchorage and Jude Pate, Public Defender Agency, Sitka.
Organizers for the competition included Lars Johnson, Alaska Public Defender Agency; Kimberly Tsaousis, Office of Public Advocacy; Brittany Goodnight, Alaska Public Defender Agency; and Bonnie Calhoun, Alaska District Court Law Clerk.
|L to r: Organizers - Brittany Goodnight, Public Defender Agency; |
Bonnie Calhoun, District Court Law Clerk; Kimberly Tsaousis,
Office of Public Advocacy; Lars Johnson, Public Defender Agency