Case Materials & Resources


The 2020 Colorado high School Mock Trial Case and Rules will be released on October 31st, 2020 at midnight.


Witness Preparation

Bill Carey was an experienced Mock Trial coach and member of the CBA Mock Trial Committee. He had a special focus and unique perspective on witness preparation, as he himself had extensive experience on the witness stand. As a CPA, Bill testified many times on accounting and business matters (and served as an arbitrator). As a result, we asked Bill to share his experience––primarily for the benefit of mock trial student witnesses––in this series of essays.

Witness Prep - Week 1
The Whole Truth

Witness Prep - Week 2

Witness Prep - Week 3
Top 10 Coaching Tips for Mock Trial Witnesses


See below for instructional videos, including resources from the Colorado Bar Association, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, the Ontario Justice Education Network, the Idaho Law Foundation, and Johnson & Hunter, who specialize in teaching public speaking, advocacy, and persuasion to transactional lawyers and litigators.

Johnson and Hunter, Inc

CBA's Mock Trial Vimeo Channel

The New Unfair Extrapolation Rules – Understanding the New Rules & Using Them During Trial.
Speaker: Hon. John Madden

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