Why a Community Learning Clinic?
Join us in community to learn more about Mock Trial. Meet students from across the state who share your interest in learning more about the law and civic education.
Together, you can learn from each other, established mentors in the Mock Trial community, and challenge yourself to take on this Mock Trial season!
Whether you are returning or new to mock trial, courtroom artistry, or courtroom reporting, there is a place for you to learn more about Mock Trial and its companion programs.
Have fun together and challenge yourself through Mock Trial!
What To Expect At The Mock Trial CLINIC
Students and coaches are invited to work on their courtroom skills under the guidance of experienced trial attorneys, law professors, and tournament judges. Sessions will be offered for mock trial participants both new and experienced participants. Sessions are devoted to improving mock skills such as:
- adapting for virtual courtroom hearing
- developing a theme for case
- direct and cross examination
- developing a witness
- crafting opening and closing statements
- rules of evidence
- courtroom etiquette & virtual etiquette
Calling Courtroom Artists and Journalists! Spend the morning learning about the purpose and overview of Mock Trial then spend the afternoon learning and practicing specific techniques to advance the skills necessary to be successful in the Courtroom!