Mock Trial Program


Program Overview 

Teens are assigned to a trial role and just like real life the teams prepare their cases separately, working on attorney presentations, examinations, and witness preparation for their respective clients. 

  • 9th - 12th Grades
  • 6 Week Program 
  • Coaching from local volunteer Attorneys
  • Education in Courtroom Basics 
  • Public Speaking & Critical Thinking skills 
  • Oral Argument Formation



Mock Trial 2021 will begin August, check back for updated information July 2021. If you have any questions please email our team - 





Summer Program Interest Form 2021

Please fill out the form below and you will be contacted in May to register. 


Nancy Hernandez

Leadership for Gateway Middle School, Model UN, and Youth & Government. Nancy works hard to provide opportunity and encouragement to the Teens of the Western Addition/Fillmore District. Her work at the Buchanan YMCA consists of Civic Engagement, Middle School Afterschool, and Workforce Development programming.