Moot Court National Team 2014 - 2015
Rebecca Bartlett: Moot Court, National Team Oralist
Rebecca Bartlett serves as an Oralist on the 2014-2015 National Moot Court Team. Before entering Loyola, Rebecca earned her bachelor’s of science degree from Tulane University, followed by her master’s of social work from the same. From 2009-2010, she was employed with the Metropolitan Center for Women and Children (MCWC) as a counselor to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. She then worked, from 2010-2012, for the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office as a Victim/Witness Assistance Coordinator, where she earned recognition from Victims and Citizens Against Crime for her work providing services to victims of violent crime.
In addition to Moot Court, Rebecca is a member of the Maritime Law Journal, has been a teaching assistant to Professors Hugg and Ciolino, has served as Secretary of the Honor Board, and is an active member of the Trial Advocacy program, earning recognition as Best Prosecutor in the 2013 intramuralcompetition and serving as a coach for the 2014 intramural competition. In her 1L year, Rebecca advanced to the final-four in the Intramural Moot Court competition. During her 2L year, Rebecca competed as an oralist and brief-writer for the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. She also served on the Moot Court Alumni Committee.
During the summer of 2013, Rebecca clerked for the Honorable Bruce Tucker Smith, Administrative Law Judge for the United States Coast Guard under the Department of Homeland Security. This past summer, Rebecca split her time between clerking for the Middle District of Florida in the chambers of the Honorable Patricia D. Barksdale and serving as a summer associate for Milton, Leach, Whitman, D’Andrea, and Eslinger, P.A., in Jacksonville, Florida. Rebecca calls New Orleans home, and plans to sit for the Washington State Bar Exam following her graduation in May 2015.
Scott Richard: Moot Court, National Team Oralist
Scott Richard is a 3rd year law student at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. He currently serves as a member of the National Moot Court Team as an oralist. During his first year of law school, Mr. Richard was a competitor in Loyola’s annual intramural moot court competition, in which he finished 2nd overall. For this achievement he was awarded the Edna S. Burkhalter Award for Outstanding Oral Ability. Mr. Richard then went on to participate on Loyola’s First Amendment Team in the spring of 2014.
In his addition to being an active competitor on Loyola’s Moot Court Team, Mr. Richard also participates in the Prosecution Clinic in the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office, as a part of the Loyola Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic. Mr. Richard has additionally clerked with Attorney Terry L. Rowe and will be a part time clerk with Hailey McNamara beginning in the spring of 2015.
Mr. Richard was born and raised in Lafayette Louisiana, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. During his time at ULL, Mr. Richard spent the spring semester of 2011 interning for United States Congressman Charles Boustany in his Washington D.C. office, as well as for Louisiana State Senator Eric Lafleur during the summer of 2010. After graduating from law school, Mr. Richard intends to sit for the Louisiana Bar Exam.
Stephanie Giglio: Moot Court, National Team Brief Writer
Stephanie Giglio is a third-year law student from Baton Rouge and the brief writer for Loyola's National Team. During her time in law school, she has served as a Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant and a member of the Loyola Law Review. In her 2L year, she was the brief writer for Loyola's Sports Law team and a member of the Selection and Editing committees. This year, she was inducted as a member of the St. Thomas More Inn of Court.
In the summer of 2013, Ms. Giglio honed her legal research, writing, and editing skills as a Legal Editorial Assistant at Jones McClure Publishing, a legal publisher located in Houston, Texas. She interned at the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana during her 2L year. In the summer of 2014, she clerked at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services in New Orleans and successfully represented a client in his claim for Social Security Disability benefits in a hearing before an ALJ. She currently clerks at Plauché Maselli Parkerson, LLC in New Orleans.
Before starting law school, Ms. Giglio earned her bachelor's degree in English, with minors in dance and history, at Louisiana State University, graduating summa cum laude. After graduation, she plans to sit for the Louisiana bar. Starting in August 2015, she will clerk for the Honorable Carl J. Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana.