Trial Team


Tournament of Champions 2013-14

Twelve (12) to sixteen (16) students are selected to participate on the Trial Team. Each year, the Trial Team competes in four (4) to six (6) national trial competitions (usually from the competitons listed below). Through participating in these competitions, students 1) learn how to analyze case files, 2) argue pretrial motions, 3) construct a theory of the case that frames their opening statements, 4) conduct direct and cross examinations, 5) examine expert witnesses, 6) use demonstrative evidence and introduce exhibits, and 7) make closing arguments.

Trial Team - 2017-2018 Tryouts

The law school Trial Teal is holding open tryouts for any first or second year student who would like to be on the 2017-18 team. You only have to give a 10-15 minute closing argument against student. Try outs will be held on May 6-7 and May 13-14 in the Trial Courtroom (Room 309) If you have questions you may contact Head Coach Judge David Mason at judge.dcmason@gmail or the Team Captain Michele Mowry at"

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