Sharpen Your Negotiating Skills
The Negotiation Competition is designed to teach students critical negotiation skills, emphasizing the importance of negotiation in resolving disputes and facilitating client transactions.
Before the Competition
- A seminar is held before the competition to discuss negotiation techniques and provide general information regarding the competition itself.
- All students who want to participate in the competition are required to attend this seminar.
- The competition requires a small amount of outside reading and research.
- You may also participate in a series of simulations prior to the competition.
What to Expect
- The Negotiation Competition is open to all students and many first-year students typically compete.
- The competition usually consists of a training program, plus a series of simulated negotiations between two teams of attorneys, each representing a client.
- It allows students, working in teams of two, to negotiate with another team.
- Each team is representing their own client.
- The goal is for the two sides to reach a mutually acceptable resolution of the dispute.
- Disputes are similar to those commonly faced by attorneys in areas such as business and contracts.
- This allows students, working in teams of two, to negotiate with another team. Each team is representing their own client, and the goal is for the two sides to reach a mutually acceptable resolution.
- This competition is open to all Gonzaga Law students, although the majority of participants are in their first year of law school.
To Learn More Contact:
- E-mail Moot Court
- Lisa Bradley, Faculty Adviser