Mock Trial


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

2024-25 Committee

Chair: Nicholas A. Hydukovich, Stillwater

Kenneth M. Alwin, Lake Elmo
Benjamin Anderson, Minneapolis
Landon J. Ascheman, Minneapolis
Thomas C. Atmore, Minneapolis
Jeffrey T. Campbell, Minneapolis
Honorable Annie P. Claesson-Huseby, Bemidji
Jennifer L. Clements, Elk River
Honorable James E. Dehn, Cambridge
Honorable William J. Fisher, Saint Paul
Marcy L. Harris, Minnetonka (2023-24 Chair)
Robert J. Huber, Bloomington
Lauren N. Johnson-Naumann, Chicago, IL
Scott A. Jurchisin, Minneapolis
Honorable William H. Koch, Minneapolis
Nell E. Mathews, Wayzata
William J. McGinnis, Rochester

Robert J. Patient, Roseville
Honorable Lisa B. Pearson-Wheeler, Saint Paul
Magistrate Jill Prohofsky, St. Paul
Wynne Reece, Wayzata
Adam Revoir, Maplewood
Professor David A. Schultz, Saint Paul
J. Noble Simpson, Minneapolis
Peter Stelter, Saint Paul
Randy J. Sparling, Minneapolis
Collin P. Tierney, Minneapolis
Madge S. Thorsen, Golden Valley
Evan C. Tsai, Saint Paul
Aaron P. Welch, Virginia
Graham J. Wyatt, Los Angeles, CA
Robert Yount, Golden Valley

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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