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Keenan's Kids Foundation Announces Winners of the 12th Annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition

Atlanta, GA – Nov. 12, 2013 – The Keenan’s Kids Foundation is proud to announce the 2013 winners of the 12th annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition. The competition, which was held Saturday, Nov. 9 in the Keenan Law Firm mock courtroom, was established in 1997 to show students the importance of children’s rights and to encourage them into this most needed area of the law. The event also stands as an opportunity for students to gain experience in a courtroom in front of a jury. 

This year’s winners included:

– First place: Ella O’Kelley; Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (2L)

– Second Place: Mary Hashemi; Savannah Law School (2L)

– Third Place: Ramika Gourdine; Georgia State University School of Law (3L)

– Fourth Place: Utrophia Robinson; University of Georgia Law School (3L)