Honors Programs

Trial Advocacy & Dispute Resolution Honors Board and Council

13th Annual 1L Mock Trial Competition | Friday, February 26, 2016
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 1L students. The competition is not open to any student who is taking or has taken Trial Advocacy or Evidence.

Team Signups: Wedsnesday, January 20, 2016, in Room 411, beginning at 10 a.m.
At least one member of each team MUST submit the 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 registration form.

Mandatory Information Session: Wednesday, January 27 | Room 200 | 5 p.m.
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 and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Mandatory Evidence Lecture: TBA
This 45-minute lecture, presented by the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolutions Honors Board, is required for all participating students.

Competition Materials

Spring 2016 Champions
Lawrence Amato, Terrence Casey, Robert Curcio & Bryan Ruggiero