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Thursday, April 5 to Friday, April 6

TYLA and ACTL National Trial Competition

This is the nation’s largest and most prestigious mock trial competition with over 300 law student teams competing in 14 regions across the country. The top 2 teams of each region – 28 teams total – are invited to compete in the national finals which will be held in Austin, April 4-8, 2018.

They’re looking for judges with trial and litigation experience. The preliminary rounds are scheduled as follows:

  • ROUND 1:  8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018;
  • ROUND 2:  1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018; and
  • ROUND 3:  8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018.

All necessary materials will be provided prior to the round. Additionally, each attorney can also receive 3 hours of CLE self-study credit for being a judge.

If you’re interested in judging, please sign up directly at or email


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