2018-2019 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition 

Welcome to the San Diego County High School Mock Trial Program and Competition.  

Congratulations!

We congratulate Westview High School on their First Place finish in the 13th Annual San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition that concluded on February 23, 2019. 

We also congratulate Academy of Our Lady of Peace on their outstanding Second Place finish in the competition.
 
We congratulate all the students listed below who received awards for their participation in the mock trial of People v. Klein
 
Date Category       Student and School
2019 Best Prosecution Pre-Trial Attorneys (2)
Anjali Paye
Academy of Our Lady of Peace
 
Michelle Wang
Westview High School 
2019 Best Defense Pre-Trial Attorneys (2)
Daniel Wolf
La Jolla Country Day School
 
James Freedman
Torrey Pines High School  
 
2019 Best Prosecution Trial Attorneys (3)
Torri Creamer 
Scripps Ranch High School
 
Devanshi Tomar
Westview High School
 
Naomi Tanaka
Otay Ranch High School 
2019 Best Defense Trial Attorneys (3)
Neilah Soliday 
Torrey Pines High School
 
Natalia Vukotich
La Jolla Country Day School
 
Rachel Waite
The Bishop’s School  
2019 Best Prosecution Witnesses (4)
Danny Marsh 
Waldorf High School
 
Benigno Sanchez
Major General Raymond Murray High School
 
Ashley Scott
Francis Parker School
 
Mimi Tran
Carlsbad High School  
2019 Best Defense Witnesses (4)
Matt Clapsaddle 
Westview High School
 
Ari Conboy
La Jolla High School
 
Sophia Cofinas
Pacific Ridge High School
 
Collette Harmon
Torrey Pines High School   
2019 Best Clerk (1)
Claire Corrigan 
Carlsbad High School  
2019 Best Bailiff (1)
Juan Munoz 
Bonita Vista High School   
 
2018-2019 Summary of Results
  • 53 trials between 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, and 2/23/2019
  • 477 students from 25 high schools participated in the San Diego County Competition (26 teams competed)
  • 4 rounds of competition.  Each team competed twice - both prosecution and defense
  • 50 state and federal trial judges, magistrates, and commissioners presiding over 53 trials (some presided twice)
  • 93 attorney coaches volunteered
  • 200 attorney scorers volunteered to score the 4 rounds of the Competition and the Championship round                
  • 90 courtroom monitors volunteered including JusticeCorps students, law students, and paralegals from the San Diego Paralegal Association
  • Westview High School will go on to compete in the Finals of the 38th Annual California State High School Mock Trial Competition in Sacramento  on March 22-24, 2019         
  • 2018-2019 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Committee: 13 members including representatives from the San Diego County Bar Association, Superior Court of California for the County of San Diego, United States District Court for the Southern District of California, Office of the District Attorney, Office of the Public Defender, United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, Federal Defenders, Inc., San Diego Paralegal Association, San Diego County Office of Education, and with help from the San Diego Justice Foundation

Thank You!

KUDOS to all the high school students, teachers, coaches, family, and friends who participated in and attended the competition. 
 
We also thank the volunteer judges, attorneys, students, paralegals, and community  members who presided, coached, scored, and monitored this year's competition.  We could not do this without you.
 
We hope to see you again next year for the 2019-2020 Mock Trial Competition!

 

            

San Diego County High School
Mock Trial Program and Competition
E-Mail: SDMockTrial@gmail.com
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