Hamline law students Char Hunter and Pat Zitek advanced to the semi-final round at the national Negotiation Moot Court Competition in Boston on February 13-14. This ABA-sponsored competition focuses on legal negotiation skills and provides a means to practice and improve a problem-solving approach to representing clients in both transaction and settlement negotiation situations. More than 220 teams from more than 100 North American law schools annually compete. The Hamline team placed first at the regional competition and advanced to the national finals with 23 other teams from across North America. They were coached by Hamline Law Professors Ken Fox and Marilynne Roberts.