High School Mock Trial Program

Welcome to the Georgia High School Mock Trial Program!

Congratulations to Jonesboro High School!

Jonesboro High School represented Georgia at the National High School Mock Trial Championship in Boise, Idaho, the weekend of May 12-14, coming home with a 17th place finish. They competed against Texas, Kentucky, Florida and Delaware, finishing the weekend with a 2-2 record and 8 total ballots. We are proud of the teams competition and their representation of Georgia in Boise.

In addition, James Gossett claimed an Outstanding Attorney award in Boise, one of the first Outstanding Awards for the Georgia team in a number of years. Good job, James!

Justice Carley presenting the gavel to Jonesboro

Court Artist Contest Winner

Michelle Cao, of Northview High School, the State Champion of the Craig Harding Memorial Court Artist Contest, traveled with the Jonesboro team to Boise to represent Georgia in the inaugural Nationals Court Artist Contest. Eight artists competed in drawing their courtroom scene during Round 3 of the competition. Michelle came home with a 3rd place win in the contest.

Michelle Cao NHSMTC Entry

Undergraduate Mock Trial Team Links

We have added links to several of the undergraduate college mock trial teams in Georgia on the "Off-Season Enrichment Activities and College Links" page, located to the right. Please point your graduating seniors to the page if they are interested in continuing their mock trial careers in college next year.




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