Ohio High School Mock Trial Competition: Facilitators Needed


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Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:00 PM - Fri Mar 09, 2018 08:00 PM


Franklin County Courthouse375 S. High StreetColumbus, OH 43215
High school students take part in OCLRE's Ohio Mock Trial Competition


The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) is seeking volunteers to serve as facilitators for its Ohio Mock Trial State Competition on Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Franklin County Courthouse.

Facilitators are needed at the following times. Individuals may select one or more shift(s). *Greatest need for volunteers is Thursday, March 8 shifts*:

  • Thursday, March 8 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., and/or from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, March 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. [note: max of four (4) volunteers needed for Friday, 3/9]
To volunteer, complete the online form found at: http://www.oclre.org/aws/OCLRE/pt/sp/volunteer.
Note: you will be prompted to create a username and password; please call (614) 485-3510 with questions.

Ohio Mock Trial allows high school students to argue an original case based on a Constitutional issue before a panel of experienced attorneys. Facilitators help direct teams and judges to assigned courtrooms and act as liaisons between OCLRE staff and participants/judges.

Volunteers should be prepared for a lot of walking and wear comfortable shoes. Training and meals provided. As this event takes place at the county courthouse, please remember that all visitors and their belongings must pass through court security. No backpacks allowed.

If interested, please complete the volunteer application, or contact Lisa Ray at (614) 485-3509 or lray@oclre.org.


  • General Education
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • *See available time slots in description*
  • Walking involved; must work well w/ high school student, parents, and members of legal community.

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