Mock Trial

Volunteer as a Judge or Court Officer

Each year, the MCCE looks for volunteers to judge and critique the competitors and to help out as court officers for the competition.  And without the help of our wondeful volunteers, we would not be able to run the competition. 

This year, the tournament is scheduled to run on:

  • February 28th, 2015, in Ann Arbor (at the Washtenaw County Trial Courthouse),
  • March 7th, 2015, in Mt. Clemens (at the Macomb County Circuit Courthouse) and in Grand Rapids (at the Kent County Circuit Courthouse),
  • March 14th, 2015 in Pontiac (at the Oakland County Circuit Courthouse), and 
  • March 28th, 2015, in Lansing (at the Veteran's Memorial Courthouse). 

For each of these events and locations, we need as many volunteers as we can get.  If you are interested in helping, please fill out the form below. 

2015 Mock Trial Volunteer Registration

Please DO NOT use this form to request more information on volunteering as a judge or court officer for the competition. By completing this form, you are committing to volunteer at the dates and times that you selected. We plan our schedules based on the volunteer submissions that we receive, so while we will contact you with more details as the tournament approaches, we ask that you please put this event in your calendar today.
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