Help make mock trial rock!
It is that time of year again!
The Law Related Education (LRE) Division is seeking volunteers for its growing mock trial programs, which teach middle and high school students about the legal system through trial role playing. Mock trial volunteers enjoy the thrill of competition while scoring and presiding over trials. LRE not only needs volunteers to score the competitions, but attorney coaches to help prepare the teams.
WANT TO SCORE A COMPETITION?
Competitions Dates and Locations are as follows:
October 31, 2009 Middle School Mock Trial Regional Competitions (Charleston (full), Columbia, Conway and Greenville)
November 21, 2009 Middle School Mock Trial State Competition (Lexington) (full)
February 27, 2010 High School Mock Trial Regional Competitions (Charleston, Columbia, Conway, and Greenville)
March 12-13, 2010 High School Mock Trial State Competition (Columbia)
WANT TO COACH?
If anyone is interested in serving as an attorney coach instead of a scoring judge, there are several high schools that need attorney coaches that are as follows:
Berkeley County: Cane Bay High School
Horry: Carolina Forest High School
Richland: Lower Richland High School, Ridgeview High School, Spring Valley High School
York: Nations Ford High School, Westminster Catawba Christian School
Pickens: D.W. Daniel High School
All mock trial volunteers earn pro bono credit for their hours dedicated to the mock trial program. To learn more or volunteer, contact Cynthia H. Cothran at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (803) 252-5139.