PAOLA ASCENCIO AWARDED “OUTSTANDING ATTORNEY” DURING ISU’s MOCK TRIAL TOURNAMENT
Paola Ascencio, Paralegal at Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC and mock trial competitor for Northern Illinois University, participated in the Illinois State University’s Annual Mock Trial Invitational Tournament earlier this month. The competition took place at the McLean County Courthouse (Law & Justice Center) in Bloomington, Illinois. The 3-day tournament consisted of 32 collegiate teams, including schools from 6-7 different states.
Out of 96 attorney scores, only 13 attorneys received the outstanding attorney designation. Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC is proud to announce that Paola Ascencio was one of the 13 honored with the Outstanding Attorney Award.Led by coaches Mitch Pickerill and Katie Harper, NIU’s Mock Trial Team earned an honorable mention, winning 5 out of 8 trial scores (5 wins, 3 losses). Congratulations to Paola and her team!