Mock Trial - Fall 2011 Intra-School Competition
Results of Final Trial, Nov. 9, 2011:
Judges of Final Trial:
On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, UC Irvine School of Law held its inaugural Trial Competition. Local judges and lawyers presided over the trials and provided feedback to the competitors. After a day of hard-fought murder trials, two teams qualified for the Nov. 9 Final Trial, emerging with undefeated records.
Inaugural Mock Trial Participants
The competition coach is Justin Bernstein, an attorney in Newport Beach. A graduate of UC Berkeley and NYU School of Law, Bernstein formerly worked as an associate at O'Melveny & Myers and now teaches political science at UC Irvine. He is a member of the American Mock Trial Association Board of Directors, was recognized as the 2011 national mock trial coach of the year, and currently coaches the UCI undergraduate team, ranked sixth among 500 teams nationwide.