Marco Rodriguez ’13 named national champion in Harvard Law Competition

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December 20, 2016

Marco Rodriguez ’13, a third-year law student at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, was named national champion in the closing argument competition at the National Animal Law Competition (NALC) on Feb. 21. John Marshall took first place for the second year in a row in the Advocacy Closing Argument Competition of the 13th NALC held at Harvard Law School.

In November, Marco was a member of the John Marshall team that took first place at the 2016 Chicago Bar Association/YLS Moot Court competition. Marco's team beat out 30 other teams from 21 law schools around the country to win the annual competition which, this year, focused on issues of preemption and subject matter jurisdiction. 

Marco is graduating from John Marshall Law School in January 2017 and is studying to take the bar exam in February. Since graduating from Dominican with a degree in Political Science, Marco has worked as a Law Clerk at The Matton Law Offices in Chicago.

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