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Participate in the Mock Trial Competition

Do you enjoy working with students? Do you have trial experience? Would you like to share your knowledge of the law and courtroom procedures with eager young minds? Volunteer as an attorney coach or judge in the annual Massachusetts Bar Association Mock Trial Program.

Since 1985, the MBA has hosted an annual, statewide Mock Trial Program to help students learn more about the law, court procedures and our legal system, and give them an opportunity to sharpen their analytical, listening and speaking skills. Members of the MBA serve as attorney coaches and judges for the Mock Trial Program, while thousands of high school students across Massachusetts participate. Students prepare a hypothetical case and then test their skills as lawyers and witnesses in a simulated courtroom competition.

Attorneys interested in volunteering their time for this important program should call (617) 338-0570, or email the Mock Trial Program.

The Mock Trial Program is administered by the Massachusetts Bar Association, with support from the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and the law firm of Morrison Mahoney LLP.