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Mock Trial Competitions
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Give today’s youth the opportunity to experience the excitement you felt in your first mock trial by volunteering for the 2008-2009 Connecticut High School and Middle School Mock Trial Competitions!

This statewide program remains the premier educational offering of the CBA. It continues to grow in size and popularity. We are indebted to the CBA members who have generously contributed their time to coach, advise and judge the students for the Mock Trial Program. We hope you’ll continue your support by volunteering your time to the program.

For more details, visit http://www.civicsfirstct.org/

Volunteer Opportunities

Middle School Mock Trial Student Workshops:
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Coach: Attorney coaches work with teachers to advise teams on courtroom style, cross-examination, as well as preparing opening and closing arguments. As a coach, you’ll provide instruction and feedback for mock trial participants on a regular basis for several months.

Judge: Attorneys judging the early rounds of middle school competitions work on a solo basis. For middle school finals, and for all high school competitions, a panel of three attorneys chooses a winner.

Advisor: An attorney advisor gives pointers, observes a practice match and offers constructive criticism. Advisors put in less time than coaches and serve as a good source of professional advice.

Mock trial competitions are co-sponsored by Civics First, Inc. (formerly Connecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship Education). For more information, please contact Beth DeLuco, executive director, at info@civicsfirst.org.