Jenna King wins 2016 Otto Cipolla Closing Argument Competition

April 15, 2016 — The Trial Advocacy Board is proud to announce the top finalists of the 2016 Otto Cipolla, Jr., Closing Argument Competition:

  • 1st Place & Audience Favorite = Jenna King
  • 2nd Place = Ellery Gordon
  • 3rd Place = Lauren MacKay

Additionally, we’d like to thank all who participated in helping make the competition as successful as it was.


Trial Advocacy Board
2015 – 2016

About the Cipolla Closing Argument Competition

The Cipolla Closing Argument Competition, named for 2013-14 Preceptor of the Year Otto Cipolla, Jr. (JD ’83) allows first-year students with an interest in trial advocacy to compete for cash prizes and a place on Pepperdine Law’s award-winning trial advocacy teams.

More pictures of this year’s competition are available on Flickr.