Trial Advocacy & Dispute Resolution Honors Board and Council
11th Annual 1L Mock Trial Competition | Friday, February 21, 2014
Check-In: 5 p.m. | Competition: 5:45-9 p.m.
Presented by the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and
the Trial Advocacy & Dispute Resolution Honors Board
The 1L Mock Trial Competition is open to all John Marshall students who have successfully completed or earned at least 12 hours and no more than 18 hours of credit; the competition is not open to any student who is taking or has taken Trial Advocacy or Evidence.
Mandatory Information Session:
This information session is for all students who are interested in participating or learning more about the competition. The Trial Advocacy Board members will present a brief demonstration highlighting various aspects of a mock trial. In addition to the trial demonstration, you will learn details of the competition, the procedure for signing up to participate and have an opportunity to ask questions.
At least one member of each team MUST submit the online registration form. Registration is limited to the first 30 teams that sign up. Registrations will be processed in the order they are received. Upon successful registration, you will receive the competition problem and be assigned a coach; however, please note that teams may elect to find their own coach (professors, practicing attorneys, etc). In that event, please provide us with the name and telephone number of your coach when you complete the online registration form.
Mandatory Evidence Lecture:
This 45-minute lecture, presented by the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolutions Honors Board is required for all participating students.
Mandatory Courtroom Technology Lecture:
Students will learn about utilizing courtroom technology in trials. There will also be instruction on the technological portions of this year's trial problem and how they can be incorporated into the trial presentation.