Lawyers Journal

Help judge 23rd Annual Mock Trial

The MBA invites you to volunteer as a judge in the 23rd Annual Statewide High School Mock Trial Tournament. The program places students in a simulated courtroom situation where they assume the roles of lawyers and witnesses in a hypothetical case.

This year’s case deals with sexual harassment in the workplace, specifically, the circumstances experienced by a high school senior placed into a work environment as part of an internship offered through the student’s school.

If you are interested in volunteering your time as a judge, call (617) 338-0570, e-mail [e-mail mocktrial], or visit www.massbar.org/pub_programs/mock_trial/judge_signup.php for an interactive schedule which allows you to volunteer for trials online. We are adding new dates regularly, so be sure to check frequently for new dates in your area.

You may volunteer for one trial (a 1½- to 3-hour commitment) or more. You do not need expertise in a specific area of law to be a Mock Trial judge.

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