Professional Development

Mock Trial Professional Development Opportunities

Intro to Mock Trial
This professional development is perfect for teachers/advisors looking to bring Mock Trial to their high school or for any current advisors needing a refresher course. Students learn to think critically while building confidence and improving their public speaking skills.  

Registration is open for Monday, September 13 from 9:00 am-3:30 pm CT at the Evansville Bar Association. Register by Monday, September 6.

Attendees will: 

  • Learn the basics of Mock Trial 
    • Trial elements (opening statements, witness questioning, objections, etc.)
    • Rules and structure  
    • Basic court procedures and evidence 
    • How to organize a team  
    • How/when to register for the competition/showcase 
  • Walk away with resources to help students succeed in Mock Trial (lesson plans, graphic organizers, etc.) 

Register here. Questions can be referred to Tim Kalgreen (; 317-608-6503) or Joseph O’Connor (; 317-608-6504).


Indiana Bar Foundation
615 N. Alabama St. #426
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 269-2415



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