Firm Proud to Support High School Mock Trial Competition

February 15, 2014

Pakis, Giotes, Page & Burleson, P.C. is proud to support the Region XII High School Mock Trial Competition. The 2014 competition featured nine schools from three counties and was held over four days at Baylor Law School and the McLennan County Courthouse.  The competition began Monday, February 10, 2014, and concluded on Thursday, February 13, 2014.  Click here for the WacoTrib article about the competition.

This year seven firm attorneys participated in the annual competition of Central Texas high schools in Education Service Center Region 12. Dave Deaconson served as attorney advisor for Midway High School, the runner-up to the regional champions, Waco High School.  Midway was invited to compete in the state tournament in Dallas in March. Jim Hering served as attorney advisor for McGregor High School. McGregor participated in the competition for the first time this year. Law clerk Marcus Mataga served as attorney advisor for Moody High School, also participating in their first competition. Lee Allgood served as judge in the competition, along with law clerk Emily Tanner.  Scott Omo, President-Elect of the McLennan County Young Lawyers Association, helped promote and organize the competition.