Imprtant Dates

Jan 27-28, 2018 --- District Competition, Collier County
Feb. 16-17, 2017 ---  Circuit Competition, Charlotte County
Mar.  15-17, 2017  State Competition, Orlando

CSN'S Mock Trial Team Page

            2012 Second Place State Winners
             (left to right: Travis Williamson, Mary Elizabeth Carr, Jaimie McPhedran, Noah Samotin,
Jonathan Bunce,  Jordan Hawkesworth, Chase Ehrgott, and Daniel Goldstein)


Getting Familiar with Mock Trial
   What Is Mock Trial?                                   
   State Rules to Review

Florida Law Related Ed. Website     
  ( ) - updates, old cases, etc.

View the 2017 case "State of Florida v Hunter Wilson" FL Championship on YOU-TUBE at:
   "Timeline" of openings, directs, crosses & closings: (PDF) [See times for when openings, crosses and directs of particular witnesses, closings, certain objections, and how lawyers admitted exhibits took place.]
      -- see the case package below

View the 2017 Collier County Championship Round:      

View the 2016 Florida High School Championship Round on Youtube at:

This Year's Case!  (COMING)   

​      "The HART OF THE MATTER'  - INTRODUCING EVIDENCE BY Judge Frederick Hardt, Circuit Judge
​       Related Information:  Florida Statute 784.048  (From Judge Carr)

                                           Slack v. Kling case (From Judge Carr)


    A great website recommended by Mrs. Panepinto for lawyers to help them prepare openings, directs, crosses, closings and more:

Advanced Trial Handbook  

       2016 Case "State of FL v. Hunter Wilson" --   

      2015 case:  "State of FL vs Logan Bartram"

     2014-15    (Sanders v Everglades Computers)

    Florida v. Jesse Davis (2013-14)  Judge Carr annotations 
           Directs:   Craig's Direct of Dr. Bennett   (use to show format ideas)
           Crosses:  Craig's Cross of Dr. Sam Smith  (format)     Hurst's Cross of Taylor Carpenter

    FLORIDA v. REGAN BUSCHELL   (2012-13)   Annotated case

Jordan Hawkesworth as Witness Devin Lin (5:40) Brad Donnelly examination
        Timeline for FL Vs Regan Buschell   

    Florida V. Jesse Woodson (2011-12)

    Young V Gardner (2010-11)     Witness Overviews    (2010-11 Young V Gardner)
                                                           Lawyer Directs (2010-11 Young V Gardner)   
                                      Mary Carr's memo on Sample Direct Examination  (of Dr. Schwartz) 

Opening Arguments     Sample from 2013-14  FL V Jesse Davis

Closing Arguments      Closing Argument Rules - Judge Carr sample   
                                         Judge Carr's guidelines to improve Closing (Travis Williamson)

Case Analysis Form #1          Appeals Info:  Judge Carr's Original Ruling       Appeals Brief       Appellate Decision