Mock Trials

Mock Trials

January - March 2018

Montgomery County Court House, Norristown, PA Get Directions

Regional High School Mock Trial Competition

Each year, the Young Lawyers Section of the MBA organizes the district and regional high school mock trial competition in Montgomery County, one of the largest in the nation. Teams from approximately 30 area high schools present their cases in the courtrooms of the Montgomery County Court House, making arguments before actual Common Pleas Court Judges, Magisterial District Judges and Discovery Masters of Montgomery County. Lawyers, law office staff and community leaders serve as jurors and provide feedback throughout the competition. The winning team advances to the statewide competition in Harrisburg.


Round 1: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:30 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Friends Central -Team A
5
91.8
vs.
Plymouth Whitemarsh-A
0
72
3
Gwynedd Mercy Academy
2
74.8
vs.
LaSalle
3
78.2
2
Methacton - Team A
1
94.4
vs.
Jenkintown - Team A
4
98
E
Lower Moreland - Team B
2
89.25
vs.
Methacton - Team B
2
91
F
Mount St. Joseph - Team B
3
79.3
vs.
Jack M. Barrack - Team B
0
76
C
Jack M. Barrack - Team A
0
76
vs.
Lower Moreland - Team A
3
91.67
G
Jenkintown - Team B
0
77
vs.
Friends Central - Team B
3
86.67
1
The Baldwin School
3
94.3
vs.
Saint Basil Academy
0
87
4

Round 1: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 5:30 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Abington
0
86.3
vs.
Harriton
3
97
2
Haverford - Team A
3
87.67
vs.
Mount St. Joseph - Team A
0
82.67
3
Lower Merion
0
79.67
vs.
Plymouth Whitemarsh-B
3
88.67
G
Mesivta of Greater Phila.
0
79.67
vs.
Haverford - Team B
3
82.30
5
North Penn
3
93
vs.
Hatboro-Horsham
0
41.33
1
Souderton
4
90
vs.
Springfield
0
80.25
E
Wissahickon
4
80.75
vs.
Upper Dublin
0
75.5
4

Round 2: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:30 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Jack. M. Barrack - Team B
4
94.00
vs.
Jenkintown - Team B
0
76.75
1
Springfield
0
73.00
vs.
Mesivta of Greater Phila.
3
80.30
D
Mount St. Joseph - Team A
3
102.00
vs.
Jack. M. Barrack - Team A
0
97.67
9
Harriton
4
101.25
vs.
Wissahickon
0
82.00
F
Jenkintown - Team A
2
87.67
vs.
Mount St. Joseph - Team B
1
84.67
3
LaSalle
0
76.00
vs.
Methacton - Team A
3
77.60
8
Methacton - Team B
3
88.50
vs.
Souderton
1
78.00
C
St. Basil Academy
3
88.67
vs.
Gwynedd Mercy Academy
1
65.00
G

Round 2: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 5:30 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Lower Moreland - Team A
3
98.30
vs.
Haverford - Team A
0
76.67
A
Haverford - Team B
1
85.50
vs.
The Baldwin School
2
94.33
6
Friends Central - Team B
1
86.00
vs.
North Penn
2
86.00
1
Plymouth Whitemarsh-B
2
91.00
vs.
Friends Central - Team A
1
89.30
D
Plymouth Whitemarsh-A
3
87.30
vs.
Abington
0
86.00
8
Hatboro-Horsham
0
83.67
vs.
Lower Moreland - Team B
3
87.00
5
Upper Dublin
0
41.00
vs.
Lower Merion
3
81.30
F

Quarter-Finals: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Lower Moreland - Team A
3
85.00
vs.
The Baldwin School
1
78.25
E
North Penn
3
86.50
vs.
Mount St. Joseph - Team A
1
76.00
8
Jenkintown - Team A
3
93.60
vs.
Methacton - Team B
2
95.00
D
Plymouth Whitemarsh-B
1
90.20
vs.
Harriton
4
93.00
F

Semi-Finals: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Lower Moreland
4
95.2
vs.
Jenkintown - Team A
1
86.4
3
Harriton
4
99.2
vs.
North Penn
1
92.4
B

Finals: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room