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Eric Fleddermann

Mock Trial Wonk


Cred Senior with double major in international studies (SIS) and business administration (Kogod), and a minor in Arabic language, graduating 2013. Lead Peer Advisor in the AU Career Center. President of American University Mock Trial.

Interests Law, international affairs, Middle East politics, running, drinking coffee

Recent Awards

Top Attorney, Plaintiff & Defense (Baltimore Regional Tournament)
Outstanding Attorney (Carolina Classic Invitational)
Outstanding Attorney (Columbia University Big Apple Invitational)
First Place Trial Team (Columbia University Big Apple Invitational)
Outstanding Attorney (Great American Mock Trial Invitational)
Outstanding Attorney (Hilltop Invitational)

Next Challenge AU’s Mock Trial team placed in the regional tournament, thereby qualifying for the Opening Round Championship tournament, the precursor to the 2013 Nationals. 

Last Book You Read Cyber War by Richard Clarke

What Keeps You Up At Night? Cyber crime and the insufficient security in cyber space.

Are You a Wonk? I’m pretty good at mock trial if that counts. I have been competing in mock trial since my sophomore year in high school. As a college senior, I’ve now been competing in this activity for almost a third of my life. Seven years of practice has made me a pretty decent mocker.

If we can know anything with certainty, what is it? There is more than one side to every argument.

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