November 7, 2018 | Pepperdine Law students Monica Paladini and Richard Chagoury received advocate awards in the regional rounds of the New York City Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. Monica received the first place advocate award and Richard received the third place advocate award. They were the only competition team to win two awards. The team was coached by Pepperdine Law alumnus Jeff Belton (JD ’05). The competition took place at Chapman University on November 2-3.