|Miramonte High School Mock Trial Team -- 2012 Contra Costa County Champions|
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial is looking for legal professionals to volunteer a few hours of their expertise
Bay Area soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are needed to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming 32nd Annual Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial Program, held in the early evenings throughout the month of February, at the Martinez Court Houses. Last year, 120 Bay Area practicing and retired attorneys, law students, and sworn judges volunteered their time with the Mock Trials.
Coordinated by the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE), Mock Trial is an academic event provided for high school students. The hands-on educational program was created to help students acquire a working knowledge of our judicial system, develop analytical abilities and communication skills, and gain an understanding of their obligations and responsibilities as participating members of our society. This year’s case is a hit-and-run trial (with a texting-while-driving element mixed in): People vs. Vega.