High School Mock Trial Program

Welcome to the Georgia High School Mock Trial Program!

2017 Season Team Registration is underway

The team registration forms for the 2017 season will be mailed to teams who registered for the 2016 competition the week of August 15. These established teams should use the form that arrives in the mail. The registration form to the right is for brand new teams or teams who have not competed in several seasons. Registrations are due October 1; any registration received between October 2 and November 1 will be subject to the $100 late fee.

Law Academy Applications

Applications for the 2016 Law Academy (September 15-18) are being accepted until August 26. Attendees must have at least one year of high school mock trial experience. Teams may submit two students for application. For more information and the application, visit the Law Academy page.

Undergraduate Mock Trial Team Links

We have added links to several of the undergraduate college mock trial teams in Georgia on the "Off-Season Enrichment Activities and College Links" page, located to the right. Please point your graduating seniors to the page if they are interested in continuing their mock trial careers in college next year.

Congratulations to Jonesboro High School!

Jonesboro High School represented Georgia at the National High School Mock Trial Championship in Boise, Idaho, the weekend of May 12-14, coming home with a 17th place finish. They competed against Texas, Kentucky, Florida and Delaware, finishing the weekend with a 2-2 record and 8 total ballots. We are proud of the teams competition and their representation of Georgia in Boise.

In addition, James Gossett claimed an Outstanding Attorney award in Boise, one of the first Outstanding Awards for the Georgia team in a number of years. Good job, James!

Justice Carley presenting the gavel to Jonesboro

Court Artist Contest Winner

Michelle Cao, of Northview High School, the State Champion of the Craig Harding Memorial Court Artist Contest, traveled with the Jonesboro team to Boise to represent Georgia in the inaugural Nationals Court Artist Contest. Eight artists competed in drawing their courtroom scene during Round 3 of the competition. Michelle came home with a 3rd place win in the contest.

Michelle Cao NHSMTC Entry


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