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Mock Trial Club

"In this country, students nationwide have the opportunity to prosecute or defend a defendant of a (fake, but inspired) crime in a courtroom before a real judge. In the city of San Francisco, high school students from Balboa, Lowell, ALHS, SOTA, Burton, and Thurgood Marshall present their case at a trial. 'This is one of those trials. DUNDUN.'"


YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE INTERESTED IN LAW (see benefits below)! However, Mock trial is designed to be a club for students to explore a potential career in law. Students will be given a case each year that reflects social issues. Each team consists of roles making up a defense and prosecution side. These roles include eight attorneys, eight witnesses, and a timer/bailiff . The roles will be assigned to the students. The entire season will be dedicated to preparing the case to present to an actual judge at the Superior Court of San Francisco where we will compete against other schools in the district. 


The season itself is from September to February. However, downtown meetings are in early October to competition. Downtown meetings are at a law firm right outside of Embarcadero station. They are from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. (day changes yearly) which allows more than enough time to complete homework for school. Students will work with actual attorneys to prepare for the competition. FREE DINNER IS PROVIDED!
If you cannot attend meetings, let us know ahead of time and we will be flexible. We will have on-campus meetings as well in room 141 during lunch, but students are welcome to stop by any time with questions!



  1. Some teachers offer extra credit for joining and participating the entire season
  2. It looks great on college apps, especially if you commit long-term. Students can also obtain an internship at the DA's office!
  3. Over 90% of students who have participated on a mock trial team have reported that mock trial has made them better critical thinkers, left them feeling more informed, and developed their communication skills.






People v. Awbrey




Human trafficking



False imprisonment



"The pre-trial motion challenges the admissibility of the statement Cameron Awbrey made: 'I don't know who you think you are, but you need to understand something. Everything under that roof is mine.'"

Amendments that are supposedly being infringed upon:

  • 4th Amendment: Search and Seizure
  • 5th Amendment: Self-incrimination





  • Lin Stark - victim
  • Julian Blake - consultant
  • Officer Hayden West 
  • Dana Greyjoy - expert witness


  • The defendant Cameron Awbrey 
  • Devin Tyler - cousin of Awbrey
  • Frankie Lyman - employee of Awbrey
  • Addison Frey - expert witness

For more information please see Mr. Crotwell in room 141 or check out


To get a better sense of what cases we are given, here is a list of past cases with two-sentence summaries: