Brown & James Senior Associate Victoria A. Alvarez Awarded First Place at BAMSL’s Annual Trial Advocacy Competition
December 20, 2016
Brown & James, P.C. is proud to recognize Victoria A. Alvarez
, a Senior Associate practicing in the firm’s St. Louis office, for her First Place honor in the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’s annual Trial Advocacy Competition.
The competition was held on November 4, 2016. It is open only to young lawyers with no first-chair trial experience. The competition includes voir dire
, opening statements, closing arguments, and direct and cross examinations, presided over by Federal and State Court Judges before a mock jury.
Ms. Alvarez and her teammate, Sophie Zavaglia, finished in first place out of the twelve teams participating in the annual competition. The firm extends its congratulations to Ms. Alvarez and Ms. Zavaglia.