The University of Illinois has been named a Top Ten ABA Competition Law School. For the first time, the American Bar Association has tallied the results from its four practical skills competitions for law students to create the ABA Competitions Champion award.
The title of Competitions Champion is awarded to the law school that earned the most points through team achievements and participation in the ABA Law Student Division’s four practical skills competitions. The 2018 Champion is Stetson University College of Law. Ranking criteria and the point totals for the top teams can be found here.
According to a press release from the ABA, the award was created to recognize law schools that go above and beyond to help prepare their students for practice. Success in these competitions illustrate each school’s commitment to providing a well-rounded curriculum and preparing students to become highly skilled lawyers.
Read the full press release.