IIT Chicago-Kent Plans To Participate in the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s Regional Competition

Pictured from left: IIT Chicago-Kent students Bobbie Irvin III, Dana Raymond, Grant Miller and Devin Bos

The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Devin Bos ’15, Bobbie Irvin III ’15, Grant Miller ’14 and Dana Raymond ’14 will represent the law school in the ABA’s Section of Labor and Employment Law’s 10th annual Law Student Trial Advocacy regional competition November 23-24, 2013 in Chicago.

The competition is designed to introduce law students to the challenges and rewards of employment and labor litigation. IIT Chicago-Kent won this tournament’s regional championship in 2009 and 2010. Winning teams from eight regions will go on to compete for the national title on January 25–26, 2014 in San Francisco.

In this year’s competition, students will argue Jamie Knight v. Newton Valley Nursing Homes, Inc., an employment discrimination case arising out of an Americans with Disabilities Act claim.

Team member Devin Bos graduated from Rhodes College with a major in political science and a minor in international studies. Teammate Bobbie Irvin III graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas with a major in political science and a minor in African and African-American studies. Teammate Grant Miller completed his undergraduate education at Fairfield University with a major in English and a minor in education. Teammate Dana Raymond graduated with honors from Northwestern University with a double major in political science and legal studies.

The team is coached by IIT Chicago-Kent alumni Matt Casey ’09, Marcell Taylor ’12, Heather Widell ’12 and Brian Wojcicki ’09.