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. Each week we will review a new case and present in a Bench Trial format. Our program is 100% virtual and will utilize video conferencing for meetings, coaching, and trials. 

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

 

Registration 

Summer 2020 Registration is closed. If you have any questions please email Jenifer Hughes, JHughes@ymcasf.org or call 415-292-3016. 

 

 

 

 

Summer Program Interest Form 2020

Please fill out the form below and you will be contacted by June 17th. 

People 

Nancy Hernandez
415.292.3023

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.