New York State Mock Trial Tournament      

In this educational program, co-sponsored by The New York Bar Foundation, high school students have the opportunity to gain first hand knowledge of civil/criminal law and courtroom procedures. Thousands of students participate each year.  Objectives of the tournament are to:  Teach students ethics, civility and professionalism; Further students’ understanding of the law, court procedures and the legal system; Improve proficiency in basic life skills, such as listening, speaking, reading and reasoning; Promote better communication and cooperation among the school community, teachers and students and members of the legal profession, and; Heighten appreciation for academic studies and stimulate interest in law-related careers.      

Learn more about our New York Statewide High School Mock Trial Program.  Click here to view the brochure!  

County Coordinators - Get Important Information for the Mock Trial Tournament 

Download the Current Case and Related Correction Memos for this year's Mock Trial Tournament 

Get the latest information on the Mock Trial Finals

Attorneys and Judges - Read the New York MCLE Rules for earning CLE credit for Mock Trial 

View Videos of our Past Mock Trial Finals

View the list of Past Regional Champions from 1982-present

Download Cases from our Mock Trial Archives

View the "Mock Trial 101" Training Video

The 2017 New York State Mock Trial Finals will be held Sunday, May 21 through Tuesday, May 23 in Albany, NY

    The New York Bar Foundation provides funding for this program in conjunction with The New York State Bar Association's Law, Youth and Citizenship Program.