2019 Texas High School Mock Trial Competition

Dallas, Texas
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

New to Mock Trial?  Start By Checking out the resources below!

2019 Case Materials

2019 Case - Coming October 1st! 
2017 Competition Rules 
Rules of Evidence

For case questions & clarifications, contact: TXHSMocktTrial@dallasbar.org

November Dallas Clinic Info: 
Saturday, November 10 at the George Allen Courthouse in Dallas, TX

RSVP to mgarcia@dallasbar.org

How to Start a Team
How to Start a Team Packet - 2018

Additional Helpful Materials for the Competition:

Team Roster Form

Code of Conduct (Every team must complete and give to their Regional Coordinator prior to the Competition)
Score Sheet, Explanation, & Criteria for the Judges

Timekeeper Materials: 
(Timekeepers will need all of the materials below)

 Timekeeper Guidelines from a Timekeeper 
 Timekeeper Responsibilites
 Timekeeping Sheet
(Bring multiple copies to the competition)
 Time Card Use Sheet
 Time Card Number Template   

Helpful Materials for Team Coaches:
Tasks of Teacher-Coach
Tasks of Attorney Advisors
Past TX High School Mock Trial Cases & DVDs (Click for Summaries of Past Cases)

Free (Only years 1981-1999)
For Purchase ($20/ea.) (Only years 2000 - present) 
DVDs ($20/ea.) (Only years 2003-present, except, 2006)
Cases and/or DVDs are available for purchase by clicking the "Register Now" button to the right.  You can also include these when registering your team OR you can purchase these separately by following the instructions for 'Purchasing Product Only' --->

Helpful Materials for Student Teams:
The Articulate Advocate - you will be directed to a new website - Sign-up for free downloads/emails about courtroom communications, watch videos, read blog; The book teaches attorneys not what to say, but rather how to say it. -->  10 Items They Suggest 


If you have a question, comment, please email the
State Coordinator.


Contact Information

  • Melissa Garcia
    State Coordinator 
    214-220-7484 (phone) 
    214-220-7465 (fax)

Payment Instructions

  • All Checks or Money Orders should be made payable to:

    DBA - Community Service Fund (or Texas High School Mock Trial Competition is also acceptable)
    Purchase Orders (or POs) are NOT an acceptable form of payment 

    Please Mail Payment to:
    Mock Trial 
    Attn:  State Coordinator
    2101 Ross Avenue
    Dallas, TX  75201

    *Please include a note with registrant's name/team/school or provide with a copy of the receipt along with payment.  

    You can print a copy of the Invoice/Receipt and give to your Accounts Payable/Business Office. Please ask you business office to include the name of the school on/with the check to credit payment.

    District checks must be received in our office no later than January 12; all other check or money order payments need to be received by the Dec. 15 deadline.  

    Registering after Dec. 15 is possible, but the team will incur a "late" registration fee.  It is not recommended that a team register after January 12.

    Purchase Orders (or POs) are NOT an acceptable form of payment for the competition. Registration fees must be paid in advance of the competition in order to compete.  If you are new to the competition and POs are your only option (i.e. we do not have an account set-up with you), please provide the following W-9 Form to your Accounts Payable Dept. and send any additional paperwork and/or contact the State Coordinator.  

    No Refunds of Registration Fees, but Exchanges of product are possible. 

    Shipping of Product: 
    If you have ordered DVDs, then the product will be sent to you via USPS within the week that payment is received at our office.  If you need the item(s) sooner, please send us an email along with your Fed-Ex, UPS, etc. account number with a note on how quickly.  We can also charge the express shipping to your credit card if you prefer, but please supply the number. 

    If you have ordered State Cases, then these will be emailed to the provided email address within the week that payment is received.  Though, if multiple State cases are ordered, we will burn these onto a CD/DVD and mail to you.


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