Mock Trial Resources for Teachers

Mock Trial

Upcoming Mock Trial Events

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

2017 Mock Trial


1st Place – St. Charles North High School
2nd Place – Timothy Christian High School
3rd Place – Hinsdale Central High School

Top 8

  • Chicago Christian
  • Evanston
  • Glenbard East
  • Highland Park
  • Hinsdale Central
  • Niles West
  • St. Charles North
  • Timothy Christian

Donna Schechter Memorial Law Test Award – St. Charles North High School

Civility and Professionalism Award – Homewood-Flossmoor High School (this is the first year for this award)

Read the Thank You Memo

Katy Karayannis (left) presented with the ISBA’s Law Student Division Public Service Award Congratulations to Katy Karayannis, for winning the ISBA’s Law Student Division Public Service Award for her hard work and dedication as Mock Trial Coordinator! The ISBA Law Student Division Public Service Award is awarded annually to a law student participating in activities that enhance professional responsibility and provide service to the public. The award is based on extracurricular accomplishments and service related activities during the law school career. Katy is a 2017 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. We wish Katy all the best in her future endeavors and are pleased to announce that she has agreed to be the Mock Trial Coordinator again for the 2018 Mock Trial Invitational!

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.