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The 2015 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational will be held on March 14 and 15, 2015, at the University of Illinois’ College of Law in Champaign, Illinois.

Help us make this exciting event a success! All lawyers, judges, law students, and paralegals are welcome to volunteer to participate as judges and jurors for the Invitational. You do not need to have trial experience to volunteer. Please email Mock Trial Coordinator, Aleksandra Ostojic (il.hs.mocktrial@gmail.com) for more information.

Questions about the Mock Trial materials must be e-mailed to the Mock Trial Coordinator at il.hs.mocktrial@gmail.com by February 20, 2015.

Upcoming Mock Trials

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Northwest Suburban Bar Association Mock Trial
Contact: Julie Barth via email jbarth@nwsba.org or call 847-221-2601

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Lake County Mock Trials
Contact: Christen Bishop via email cbishop@lakecountyil.gov

More Mock Trial Information

  • Mock Trial Cases
    Mock trial cases (viewable via Acrobat Reader) back through 1995.
  • Past Winners
  • Mock Trial Pre-test
  • 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.