Mock Trials

Mock Trials

January - March 2019

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.


Finals: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Lower Merion A
1
88.55556
vs.
Lower Moreland A
8
95.1111
A

Semi-Finals: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Lower Moreland A
5
96.4
vs.
North Penn
0
89.4
Plymouth Whitemarsh A
1
85.57143
vs.
Lower Merion A
6
91.0

Quarterfinals: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
North Penn
3
90.33333
vs.
Methacton
0
78.66667
D
Jack Barrack A
0
83.66667
vs.
Plymouth Whitemarsh A
3
94.66667
10
Mount St. Joseph A
0
87.66667
vs.
Lower Moreland A
3
95.33333
8
The Baldwin School
0
97
vs.
Lower Merion A
3
105
13

Preliminary Round 2 (con't): Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Hatboro-Horsham
0
76.75
vs.
Lower Merion A
4
89
F
Lower Merion B
0
86
vs.
North Penn
4
99
3
Abington A
0
85
vs.
Harriton
3
103.3333
D
Methacton B
3
80
vs.
Abington B
0
57.66667
9

Preliminary Round 2 (con't): Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Springfield Township
1
84
vs.
Lower Moreland B
2
87
4
Friends Central A
1
98.3333
vs.
The Baldwin School
2
100
12
Souderton
3
82.66667
vs.
Upper Dublin
0
78.3333
D
Lower Moreland A
3
85.3333
vs.
Friends Central B
0
67
B

Preliminary Round 2 (con't): Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Jenkintown B
3
87.3333
vs.
Gwynedd Mercy
0
78
1
La Salle
0
80.66667
vs.
Mount St. Joseph A
3
93.3333
9
Mount St. Joseph B
3
93
vs.
Saint Basil Academy
1
91.25
4
The Haverford School A
3
88
vs.
Jenkintown A
1
87
D

Preliminary Round 2: Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:00 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Wissahickon
0
76
vs.
Plymouth Whitemarsh A
3
92
D
The Haverford School B
0
89.3333
vs.
Jack Barrack A
3
94.66667
9
Plymouth Whitemarsh B
2
67
vs.
Mesivta
1
63.33333
C
Jack Barrack B
0
74.4
vs.
Methacton A
5
79.2
13

Preliminary Round 1: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 3:30 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Saint Basil Academy
0
75.66667
vs.
Hatboro-Horsham
3
86.66667
E
The Baldwin School
2
85.66667
vs.
Plymouth Whitemarsh B
1
85
9
Lower Merion A
3
90
vs.
Methacton B
0
83.66667
2
Lower Moreland B
0
79.5
vs.
The Haverford School B
4
90.75
8
Plymouth Whitemarsh A
3
94.33333
vs.
Springfield Township
0
81
D
Mesivta
1
78.4
vs.
Lower Merion B
4
85.8
F
Gwynedd Mercy
0
69
vs.
Lower Moreland A
3
98.66667
C
Mount St. Joseph A
2
87.5
vs.
The Haverford School A
2
86.25
13

Preliminary Round 1: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 5:30 p.m.
Prosecution
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
vs.
Defense
# of
Jurors
Scoring
Avg.
Court
Room
Upper Dublin
1
87
vs.
Wissahickon
2
90.66667
G
Jenkintown A
2
89.33333
vs.
Souderton
1
83.66667
2
Methacton A
3
83
vs.
Mount St. Joseph B
0
77.66667
E
Jack Barrack A
3
81.33333
vs.
La Salle
0
81
6
Friends Central B
3
98.33333
vs.
Jenkintown B
0
81
F
North Penn
3
98.33333
vs.
Abington A
0
94
5
Abington B
0
70.33333
vs.
Jack Barrack B
3
78
4
Harriton
0
91.66667
vs.
Friends Central
3
101
C
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