Mock Trial

Volunteer as a Judge or Court Officer

Each year, the Michigan Center for Civic Education seeks volunteers to judge the competitors and to help out as court officers for the competition.  Without the help of our dedicated volunteers, we would not be able to run the competition. 

The 2017-2018 Tournament Schedule:

  • February 24, 2018, Washtenaw County Regional, Ann Arbor (at the Washtenaw County Trial Courthouse);
  • March 3, 2018, Macomb County Regional, Mt. Clemens (at the Macomb County Circuit Courthouse);
  • March 10, 2018, Oakland County Regional, Pontiac (at the Oakland County Circuit Courthouse);
  • March 17, 2018, Kent County Regional, Grand Rapids (at the Kent County Circuit Courthouse)
  • March 24, 2018, State Finals, Lansing (at the Veteran's Memorial Courthouse). 

2018 Mock Trial Volunteer Registration

Thank you for providing your time, energy, and expertise to impacting the next generation. Please review the available dates and volunteer as you can. You make it possible to host these events for our amazing students!

Please DO NOT use this form to request more information on volunteering as a judge or court officer for the competition. By completing this form, you are committing to volunteer at the dates and times that you selected. We will contact you with more details as the tournament approaches, we ask that you please put this event in your calendar today.
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