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2018 Mock Trial

The ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational
March 24 & 25, 2018
University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, Illinois

The deadline to submit questions about the Problem, Handbook or Registration Materials is March 10, 2018. All questions will be answered in update memos that will be posted here prior to the 2018 Invitational. Questions submitted after March 10, 2018 will not be answered. Questions should be emailed to Katy Karayannis at

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.

Other Upcoming Mock Trial Events

2018 MCBA-ISBA Regional High School Mock Trial Tournament
Monday, February 12, 2018
McLean County Law and Justice Center
For more information please contact:

Matthew Koetters
(309) 888-5235
104 W. Front St. Rm. 603
Bloomington, IL 61704

2018 Northwest Suburban Bar Association Annual Mock Trial Event
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Third District Courthouse in Rolling Meadows
For more information please contact:

Julie Barth
2340 S. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 510
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Telephone: 847-621-2378

2018 Lake County High School Mock Trial Invitational
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Lake County Courthouse, 18 N. County St., Waukegan, IL
Contact: Judge Christen Bishop

High School Mock Trial Competition Metro East Scrimmage
February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am
St. Clair County Courthouse
10 Public Square, Belleville IL  62220

Registration deadline is February 15, 2018

Christopher Busse   618-632-3507 ext. 558
Caitlin Mueller      618-632-3507 ext. 61

Maine West High School Annual Mock Trial Invitational
Saturday March 17, 2018, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Maine West High School, 1755 S. Wolf Road, Des Plaines

Rick Rosenberg