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The ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational
April 2 and 3, 2016
University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

Questions about the Mock Trial materials must be e-mailed to the Mock Trial Coordinator at by March 11, 2016. All questions will be addressed in Update Memos that will be posted on this website when available.

Volunteers Wanted

All lawyers, judges, law students, and paralegals are welcome to volunteer to participate as judges and jurors for the Invitational. You do not need trial experience to volunteer!

For information about becoming a volunteer, please e-mail Mock Trial Coordinator, Katy Karayannis.

Upcoming Regional Mock Trials

Saturday, February 13, 2016

DuPage County High School Mock Trial Invitational
Contact: Cynthia Garcia
Phone - 630-653-7779
Email –

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Lake County High School Mock Trial Invitational
Lake County Courthouse, Waukegan, IL
Contact: Judge Christen Bishop –

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Northwest Suburban Bar Association Mock Trial Invitational
Third Municipal District Courthouse
2121 Euclid Ave
Rolling Meadows, IL 60058

2015 Mock Trial

Watch the Wheaton team's 2015 Mock Trial

More Mock Trial Information

  • Mock Trial Cases
    Mock trial cases (viewable via Acrobat Reader) back through 1995.
  • Past Winners
  • Mock Trial Rubric
    This mock trial rubric is provided for those teaching high school mock trials. This rubric was developed by high school teachers who are familiar with the ISBA High School Mock Trial Program. An additional rubric is now available for classroom use.
  • Mock Trial Teacher Training Materials
    Teacher training materials are available courtesy of the ISBA Committee on Law-Related Education for the Public and the Illinois Law-Related Education and Resource Network.
  • Putting on Mock Trials
    Whether you're thinking about doing your first mock trial or have years of experience, there's information for you in this American Bar Association publication available for purchase.