About The New York State Mock Trial Program       

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 State High School Mock Trial Program.   Click here to view the brochure. 

2019 NYS Mock Trial State Finals | May 19-21, 2019

♦ Accommodations:  Hilton | 40 Lodge Street | Albany, NY 12207

♦ Trials: James T. Foley United States Courthouse | 445 Broadway | Albany, NY 12207 (U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York)

Important Links

Mock Trial Case and Corrections

Mock Trial Finals Information

Attorney CLE Credit Request Form

Tournament Information for County Coordinators

Other Links

Mock Trial Case Archives

Mock Trial 101 Training Video

Past Mock Trial Finals Videos (2012-present)

Past Mock Trial Regional Champions (1982-present) 

Congratulations to the 2018 Mock Trial Tournament State Champion!
GOSHEN HIGH SCHOOL | Region 4 - Orange County
Click here to read the press release!

Runner Up:

Future Dates for NYS Mock Trial State Finals

♦ 2020 - May 17-19 | Hilton Albany

♦ 2021 - May 23-25 | Hilton Albany