University of Illinois at Chicago
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February 16, 2015

UIC advances to the Opening Round Championship Series in Geneva, Illinois.  This is our 20th Consecutive Year advancing to national-level competition.

Tori Latus won an Outstanding Attorney Award.

February 23, 2014

UIC advances to the Opening Round Championship Series in Waukegan, Illinois.  This is our 19th Consecutive Year advancing to national-level competition.
Tori Latus and Matthew Pozo won Outstanding Attorney Awards.

August 8, 2013

UIC Mock Trial is back for 2013!  Come to an Info Session to learn more about the team:
9/3 (5-7 in BSB 1171;
9/4 (4-6 in BSB 1115); or 9/5 (5-7 in BSB 1155).

April 15, 2013
We close another successful UIC Mock Trial season, where we advanced to our 18th consecutive post-season & second consecutive National Championship Tournament!

Congratulations to all of our departing seniors, especially Anthony Hatzilabrou, Peter Korbakes, and Evelyn Hernandez. 

Anthony and Peter capped their Mock Trial careers with All-American awards.  Peter was the number 1 witness in the country while Anthony finished as one of the top 3 attorneys.  Congrats all.

March 10, 2013
UIC places 4th in the Waukegan Opening Round Championship Series. UIC advances to Nat'l Championship Tournament in Washington, D.C. on April 12-14

Two students won individual awards:  Evelyn Hernandez won an All-ORCS Attorney Award and Peter Korbakes won an All-ORCS Witness Award.
2013 National Championship Tournament

What is Mock Trial?

Collegiate Mock Trial is a competitive activity designed to teach students courtroom skills and trial techniques.  Each year, the American Mock Trial Association creates a fictitious case for undergraduates to prepare for competition on a national level.  Students gain a complete understanding of trial practice and techniques and oral advocacy through hands-on training. 

Why participate in Mock Trial? 

First, and most importantly, competitions are A LOT OF FUN!!! Students build unique relationships and friendships by working with a team of highly-motivated and hard-working individuals.  Also, students with a mock trial background gain an advantage in law school because the skills emphasized in mock trial are the same skills that second and third year law students study in a Trial Advocacy class.
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