Dual JD Students win Warren J. Winkler Class Action Moot Court Competition
Dual JD students Amanda Iarusso and Justin Smith, alongside their partners Peter Valente and Sean Reginio, competed against the University of Toronto, Osgoode and McGill in the fourth annual Warren K. Winkler Class Action Moot Competition in Toronto on February 25, 2017. All four team members performed extremely well and received many compliments from judges, comprised of practitioners from both the plaintiff and defence class action bar, and in house counsel.
In the final round, Amanda and Peter competed against a team from Osgoode before a panel of judges comprised of retired Chief Justice Warren Winkler, Ontario Court of Appeal Judge Pardu, and Superior Court Justice Perell. Amanda and Peter ultimately won the finals to bring the trophy back to Windsor Law. It is the second time in three years that Windsor has won.
Amanda also garnered the second place Oralist Award.