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Do you want to join us on our journey to the top?

Please use this link to access the tryout materials. Use this one to sign up for a timeslot for both attorneys and witnesses. Before you tryout, be sure to fill out this preference form. Feel free to reach out to us at uacjmta@gmail.com with questions about staying involved with the organization.

Interest Meetings

Thursday, Sept. 1; 6 – 7:30 pm, 116 ten Hoor

Friday, Sept. 2; 6 – 7:30 pm, 116 ten Hoor

Help Sessions

Sunday, Sept. 4; 3 – 5 pm, 116 ten Hoor

Tryouts

Attorneys

Wednesday, Sept. 7; 5:15 – 9:15 pm, 117 ten Hoor

Thursday, Sept. 8; 5:15 – 9:15 pm, 116 ten Hoor

Sunday, Sept. 11; 10 am – 5 pm, 116 ten Hoor

Witnesses

Wednesday, Sept. 14; 5:15 – 9:15 pm, 117 ten Hoor

Thursday, Sept. 15; 5:15 – 9:15 pm, 116 ten Hoor

Sunday, Sept. 18; 10 am – 5 pm, 116 ten Hoor

How do tryouts work?

This year, we are litigating the case of Felder v. Koller Campbell Air LLC. Attorneys will give a 4 minute opening statement, and then have the choice of crossing either Shannon Shahid (character witness) or Drew Hubbard (expert witness) for 4 minutes. Afterwards, each attorney will choose a prompt and give an argumentative speech for roughly a minute with a couple of follow-up questions by our selection committee.

For witnesses, they can choose to portray Shannon Shahid (character witness), Drew Hubbard (expert witness) or Ari Felder (sympathetic witness) for their tryout. Each witness will participate in a 4 minute direct by one of our attorneys; the questions for the direct have been pre-released and each witness is expected to create their own answers. Afterwards, the witness will be crossed for 3 minutes by an opposing attorney. As part of the witness tryout, our selection committee values a well-developed personality for the character.

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8 Comments

    1. Hi Jamia,

      We’re so sorry that you never received a response to this comment. The 2020-21 executive board is currently updating the website after almost a year of inactivity. If you’re still interested in trying out for mock trial and will be a student at UA for the 2020-21 year, please follow us on social media and keep an eye on this website as we will be releasing more information about tryouts in August. Let us know if you have any questions!

    1. Hi Davina,

      We’re so sorry that you never received a response to this comment. The 2020-21 executive board is currently updating the website after almost a year. If you’re still interested in trying out for mock trial and will be a student at UA for the 2020-21 year, please follow us on social media and keep an eye on this website as we will be releasing more information about tryouts in August. Let us know if you have any questions!

      1. Only University of Alabama undergraduate students can tryout for the Mock Trial Association. If you have experience with law, you might be able to volunteer as a judge at our Crimson Classic tournament.

    1. Hi Tapanga,

      We’re so sorry that you never received a response to this comment. The 2020-21 executive board is currently updating the website after almost a year. If you’re still interested in trying out for mock trial and will be a student at UA for the 2020-21 year, please follow us on social media and keep an eye on this website as we will be releasing more information about tryouts in August. Let us know if you have any questions!

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