Trial Advocacy Team Competition
Chicago-Kent has earned a national reputation for having one of the top Trial Advocacy Programs in the country. A large part of this recognition is due to the successful history of its trial advocacy teams.
Trial team members demonstrate their trial advocacy skills in local, regional and national mock trial competitions. Chicago-Kent trial advocacy teams have participated in numerous competitions, including the ABA National Trial Competition, National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Student Trial Advocacy Competition, National White Collar Crime Mock Trial Invitational, and National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition. Check out the team record from the 2014–15 through the 2020-2021 academic years.
Chicago-Kent's record is admirable. But while the school has learned that winning is better than losing, it has successfully resisted a "win at any cost" approach. Chicago-Kent students always take the high road. When they falter, coaches lead them. Compromise with principle is not tolerated. As a result, our team members, virtually without exception, have left the law school well prepared—in knowledge, talent and character—to enter the profession.
Trial Advocacy Curriculum at Chicago-Kent
Trial Advocacy 1
Trial Advocacy 2
Trial Advocacy LLM
Intensive Trial Advocacy
Ethics and Advocacy
The Art of Evidence and Advocacy
Fall 2021 Competition Schedule
September 24-26, 2021
Zoe Appler (Captain)
Spencer Davidson (Captain)
Siri Arends Graham
Nicolas Gonzalez (Captain)