Twiggs-Beskind Cup

The Mock Trial Board hosts the annual Duke Law Mock Trial Tournament in February and March. Teams of four students from Duke Law compete for the prestigious Twiggs-Beskind Cup. All first and second-year students are invited to compete, and the top competitors are invited to join the board.

Stay tuned for information about the 2018 Twiggs-Beskind Cup!

Please contact one of the Twiggs-Beskind Coordinators, Katarina Wong, Grace Hitzeman, Andrea Herman, Brendan Tyler, and Colleen Johnson for more information.

The Mock Trial Board would like to thank Professor Donald H. Beskind for his generous sponsorship of the 2017 Duke Law Mock Trial Tournament.

2013 Twiggs Beskind Final Round Participants
All eight of the 2013 Twiggs-Beskind Cup final round participants with Judge Lucy Inman. Thomas Cull, Michael D’Ippolito, Jennifer Lin, and Lucy Partain won the 2013 Twiggs-Beskind Cup, prevailing over classmates Chauneice Davis, Christopher Hood, Christopher Robins, and Peter Singh.

2012 Twigg Beskind Cup final round competitors

All eight of the 2012 Twiggs-Beskind Cup final round participants with Judge Quon Bridges.  Erika Hyde, Kenton Attah-Krah, Alex Hall, and David Francazio won the 2012 Twiggs-Beskind Cup, prevailing over classmates Nancy Nguyen, Bud Baker, Sudeep Paul, and Elyse Lyons.

Final round competitors

All eight of the 2011 Twiggs-Beskind Cup final round participants with Judge Quon Bridges. Alex Bluebond, Ian Hampton, Emily May and Seth Reich won the 2011 Twiggs-Beskind Cup, prevailing over classmates Vince Agosta, Edward Boehme, Maia Pelleg and Alison Schultz.

All competitors

All eight of the 2010 Twiggs-Beskind Cup final round participants with Dean Levi. Michael Goldsticker, Benjamin Kastan, Rebecca Kitchens, and Catherine Martinez won the 2010 Twiggs-Beskind Cup, prevailing over classmates Rachel Berkowitz, Medora Mayne, John Rudd, and Douglas Salisbury.

Twiggs Beskind