The Best Brief Competition is an annual event in which the Legal Research & Writing faculty select the best appellate briefs written by their students. The winner is chosen by a panel of Wisconsin attorneys and a panel of law school faculty.
2011 Best Brief Winner
Dean Margaret Raymond; Winner Brian McCall, Class of 2013; LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner.
LR&W Professor Deborah Moritz; Winner David W. Staple, Class of 2013; Dean Kenneth B. Davis.
Winner Kyle Fry, Class of 2011; Dean Kenneth B. Davis; LR&W Professor Mullen Dowdal.
Winner Ryan Masse, class of 2010; LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner; Dean Kenneth B. Davis.
LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner; Winner Emily Gold, class of 2009; Dean Kenneth B. Davis; Susan Steingass, (then) Director of Communication & Advocacy Program
Not pictured: Deborah Moritz, spring semester LR&W Professor.
Kenneth B. Davis, Dean; Winner Eric Huston, class of 2008; LR&W Professor Margaret Baumgartner.
Susan Steingass, (former) Director of Communication and Advocacy Program; Winner Crystal Uebelher, Class of 2007; LR&W Professor Virginia Hayes; Kenneth B. Davis, Dean; LR&W Professor Emily Kokie.
Winner: David Connally, class of 2006
LR&W Professors: Virginia Hayes, fall semester; Scott Peterson, spring semester.
Winner: Laura Schulteis, class of 2005
LR&W Professors: Joy Burkholder, fall semester; Shunette Campbell, spring semester.