AUBURN, Maine – Skelton Taintor & Abbott attorney Andrew J. Zulieve will serve as a Judge Evaluator at the 2019 Regional Tournament of the National Trial Competition (NTC) to be held Feb. 7–10 at the Cumberland County Courthouse. Co-sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers, NTC is designed to expose law students to trial practice and develop future trial lawyers. The participants at this regional event include students from the University of Maine School of Law.
The case to be argued is a criminal case alleging that the defendant committed vehicular homicide while under the influence of drugs or alcohol (State of Lone Star v Bree Candy Trevino). Each side will present its case with opening and closing arguments, exhibits and the examination and cross-examination of witnesses. Student Advocates are individually scored. Zulieve will serve as a Judge Evaluator of the semi-final round. Winners of this regional tournament advance to the National Trial Competition in San Antonio, Texas, March 27–31.
Zulieve’s practice focuses on intellectual property, business counseling and entity formation, negotiation and preparation of basic and complex contracts, construction disputes, and litigation in federal and state courts. He is president of the Lincoln County Bar Association and chair of the intellectual property section of the Maine Bar Association. His office is located in Waldoboro, Maine.
Skelton Taintor & Abbott is one of Maine’s leading law firms serving individuals and businesses in litigation and general representation throughout northern New England for more than 150 years. The firm has been named in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in America. For more information, visit www.STA-Law.com or call 207.784.3200.