Student Competitions

Washington University students have achieved remarkable success in negotiation and dispute resolution national skills competitions during the past 25 years. Washington University has won the national championships in the ABA Client Counseling and Negotiation Competitions, and Washington University teams have finished second, third, fifth, and seventh in the nation since first entering the highly competitive ABA Representation in Mediation Competition seven years ago. Law students may participate in the following intraschool and interschool competitions in client counseling, negotiation, and mediation.

First-Year Law Students (intraschool) 

Upper-Level Students (interschool) 

For more information about the Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program contact: Professor Karen Tokarz, Director of the Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program and Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law & Public Service, at 314-935-6414 or at