Trial Advocacy & Dispute Resolution Honors Board and Council
10th Annual 1L Mock Trial Competition | Friday, March 22, 2013
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: Tuesday, February 12 | Room 300 | 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, the procedure for signing up to participate and have an opportunity to ask questions.
View a Recording of the February 12 Session
Team Signups: Monday, February 18, beginning online at 10 a.m.
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.
Register now for the 1L Mock Trial Competition
Mandatory Evidence Lecture: Tuesday, February 19 | Room 300 | 5 p.m.
This 45-minute lecture, presented by the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolutions Honors Board is required for all participating students.
Mandatory Courtroom Technology Lecture: Tuesday, February 26 | Room 420 | 5 p.m.
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.