Mock Trial



Purpose

To support and promote recruiting efforts of attorneys and judges to participate in the regional and state tournaments; to select the case to be used for the upcoming year and determine clarifications; to resolve issues of disputes regarding competition rules and to update as needed; to resolve issues of disputes regarding ranking and scoring when MSBA staff is not present; to secure additional funding for the Mock Trial program through fundraising efforts through outside organizations and the Amicus Society; to help with promoting the Mock Trial program to schools, and assist with securing CLE credit for training for attorneys and judges involved in judging/and or coaching in the Mock Trial program.



Current Subcommittees



2021-22 Committee

Chair: Honorable William H. Koch, Minneapolis

Kenneth M. Alwin, Lake Elmo
Landon J. Ascheman, Minneapolis
Thomas C. Atmore, Minneapolis
Sherry A. Bruckner, Alexandria
Honorable James E. Dehn, Cambridge
Dyan J. Ebert, Saint Cloud
Honorable William J. Fisher, Saint Paul
Marcy L. Harris, Eden Prairie
Robert J. Huber, Bloomington
Nicholas A. Hydukovich, Stillwater
Lauren N. Johnson-Naumann, Eagan
Scott A. Jurchisin, Minneapolis
Todd L. Kosovich, Mankato
David L. Lillehaug, Minneapolis





William J. McGinnis, Rochester
Kristin M. Olson, Edina
H. William Oosterman, Mounds View
Robert J. Patient, Roseville
Honorable Lisa B. Pearson-Wheeler, Saint Paul
Magistrate Jill Prohofsky, St. Paul
Wynne Reece, Minneapolis
Professor David A. Schultz, Saint Paul
Marc A. Sebora, Hutchinson
J. Noble Simpson, Minneapolis
Randy J. Sparling, Minneapolis
Antonio Tejeda Guzman, Willmar **
Collin P. Tierney, Minneapolis
Honorable Mark C. Vandelist, Lakeville
Robert Yount, Anoka

** MSBA Diversity Liaison

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which every member can participate in the Mock Trial program. Please contact us if there are reasonable accommodations that would allow you to participate more fully. Such requests should be directed to Kim Basting, Mock Trial Program Director at (612) 278-6306.



If you are interested in learning more about the Mock Trial Advisory Committee, please contact Kim Basting at (612) 278-6306 or (800) 882-6722.

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