2011 - 2012 Academic Year Sponsored Events
- August 17-19, 2012: The Mock Trial Honor Society will have representatives at various 1L and Transfer orientation events including: Diversity Fair on Wednesday, August 17; Transfer Orientation on Thursday, August 18; and the Deans Fair and BBQ on Friday, August 19.
- August 25, 2012: Fall Transfer Qualifying Tournament. If you are a transfer student and are interested in joining the Mock Trial Honor Society, please sign up for our fall try outs! More information located on the "Fall Qualfiying Tournament" page.
- Week of October 25, 2012: Stay tuned for more information on a Joint Information Session with the Mock Trial and Moot Court Honor Societies.
- November 1, 2012 : The Mock Trial Honor Society will host Bar Review! Mad Hatter's Halloween theme. Come join our Executive Board and members for a drink and learn about Mock Trial. Free drinks with Mock Trial Wrist-bands!
- November 14-18, 2012: Stop by our table in the WCL Lobby to sign up for our 1L Closing Arugment Competition.
- January 11-13, 2013: 1L Closing Argument Competition. More information will be provided as the date approaches.
- January 28-February 1, 2013: Stop by our table in the WCL Lobby to sign up for our Spring Qualifying Tournament.
- February 4, 2013: Case File for Spring Qualifying Tournament Released.
- February 15-17, 2013: Spring Qualifying Tournament.
- February 28- March 3, 2013: The 5th Annual Capitol City Challenge. See the Capitol City Challenge page for more information.
Careers in Litigation. The Mock Trial Honor Society, in conjuction with the Trial Advocacy Program, hosted a panel discussion highlighting careers in litigation on February 8, 2011. Panelists included: Gregory Hillyer, a partner at Feldman Gale; Emily Livingston, Public Defender, Montgomery County; Robert Sander, Federal Prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice. Professor Elizabeth Lippy served as the moderator.
Fall Training Session. The Mock Trial Honor Society, in conjuction with the Trial Advocacy Program, hosts tutorial sessions every fall. These training sessions will be strong refreshers for past Trial Advocacy students and an excellent introduction for those interested in competing in either the 1L Competition or the Spring Qualifying Tournament. All students who would like to learn more about the courtroom are welcome. Please check back later for more information. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Summer Training Session. In partnership with the Trial Advocacy Program, the Mock Trial Honor Society conducted its annual summer training session on July 17, 2010. Members practiced direct and cross-examinations and learned critical trial skills in preparation for the coming year's competitions.
Opening & Closing Arguments – Strategies for Success. Hosted by the American Bar Association Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, along with the WCL Mock Trial Honor Society on February 1, 2010. This event included an argument presentations from DC-area attorneys, and was followed by tips on crafting effective opening and closing arguments, as well as Q&A with students.