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Brooklyn Law School student wins inaugural Tacos, Trials and Talent contest

November 5, 2018 By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Emerald Gearing, a first year law school student at Brooklyn Law School, won the first ever Trials, Tacos and Talent contest hosted by the Brooklyn Eagle on Friday for her standup set. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle hosted the first ever Trials, Tacos and Talent event at Rocco’s Tacos in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday where judges and lawyers got an opportunity to show off some of their creative abilities.

Prizes were given out to the top contestants including comedian Emerald Gearing, a first year law school student at Brooklyn Law School, who won first place and $300.

Gearing was one of a group of standup comedians that also included Lance Weiss, Raj Sivaraman, Ivan Arguello Jr. and Kathryn Dunn.

There were also a few musical acts including Hon. Matthew J. D’Emic, who played solo without his band Whippoorwill, Hon. Lawrence Knipel, Wendy Lamanque and Terrence Brennan, and Kowk Kei Kg.

Kwok Kei Ng and his wife also performed.

 

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