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2016 Hoffman Cup Champions

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Picture: Left to Right: David Schott (Center for Advocacy Department Director); Helen Hoopes (Senior Deputy Public Defender); Victoria Klingensmith (Deputy District Attorney); Judge John Madden (District Court Judge); Sara Lindsey Peterson (Champion); Ian Farrell (DU Law Professor); Joshua Mangiagli (Champion and Best Advocate); Grant Grosgebauer (last year’s Hoffman Best Advocate); Rachel Moran (DU Law Clinic Fellow); Diana Sada (Center for Advocacy).

On Nov 2nd, 2016, Sara Lindsey Peterson and Joshua Mangiagli faced off against Chelsea Moore and Doyle Bode in this year’s Daniel S. Hoffman Cup Championship round. The Hoffman cup is the “crown jewel” advocacy tournament for upperclassmen at our law school. The tournament is named after our beloved alumnus, former Dean of DU Law, and nationally-renowned attorney. The finalists endured six very competitive rounds of advocacy. The judges ultimately crowned Sara Lindsey Peterson and Joshua Mangiagli as this year’s Champions and Joshua Mangiagli as this year’s Best Advocate.

Champions: Sara Lindsey Peterson and Joshua Mangiagli
Runners Up: Chelsea Moore and Doyle Bode (not pictured)
Best Advocate: Joshua Mangiagli
Rising Star Advocate: John Steele (not pictured)

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