ISBA High School Mock Trial

Mock Trial

2021 Mock Trial

We are excited to announce that the 2021 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational will be held virtually for the first time ever from March 12 to 14, 2021!!

The Mock Trial Problem, Registration Materials, Handbook of Rules and Procedures and Supplement to the Handbook are posted below.

Please email any questions to Mock Trial Coordinator, Katy Flannagan, at il.hs.mocktrial@gmail.com. Any questions about the Problem or other materials will be answered in Update Memoranda that will be posted on this website. All questions must be submitted to the Coordinator by February 26, 2021.

We hope you can join us for this exciting event in March!

Thank you and stay well,
ISBA Law-Related Education Committee & Katy Flannagan, Mock Trial Coordinator

Be sure to read the Mock Trial Special Edition of the July 2020 issue of Law Related Education!

Regional Mock Trials & Scrimmages

February 27, 2021

Lake County High School Mock Trial Invitational
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
18 N. County St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Contact: Circuit Judge Christen Bishop (cbishop@lakecountyil.gov)

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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.
  • Practice Law Test
    An answer key is available for teachers and coaches by e-mailing Kim Furr
  • 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.