What is Mock Trial?

Benefits of Mock Trial

A program in which students learn about the legal system through preparation and presentation of a court case. Students fulfill the roles of attorneys, lay witnesses and expert witnesses. Within these roles, students compete against other schools rotating between plaintiff/prosecution and defense. Cases rotate annually between civil and criminal law.

  • Develop greater understanding of the legal system
  • Strengthen public speaking skills
  • Increase problem-solving and thinking abilities
  • Enhance time management
  • Build collaborative work ethic
Mock Trial Interest Meeting
Mock Trial Permission Form.docx