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Riverside County Mock Trial Competition 2020

The Riverside County Mock Trial Competition, sponsored by the Riverside County Office of Education, Riverside County Bar Association, and the Riverside County Superior Court, provides an exciting opportunity for high schools to match wits in a real courtroom setting with a true-to-life legal context.

We invite you to consider the opportunity to be part of the program. The competition dates and times include:

  • Thu., February 6, 2020 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. (all three regional courts)
  • Thu., February 13, 2020 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. (Riverside Hall of Justice
  • Thu., February 22, 2020 – 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. (Riverside Hall of Justice)
  • Sat., February 22, 2020 – 8:30 to 11 a.m. (Riverside Hall of Justice)

Opportunities are available for legal volunteers to act as an attorney coach or an attorney scorer. Specific participating high schools throughout Riverside County are in need of coaching assistance.

If you are interested in signing up to be an attorney scorer, please visit this web link to register:

For those who register to be a scorer, confirmation information will be sent in early January 2020.

If you have an interest in becoming an attorney coach, please contact Renae Ramsey, rramsey@rcoe.us, (951) 826-6101.

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NEW ATTORNEY ACADEMY

The RCBA, the Riverside Superior Court and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) are pleased to announce the sixth year of the New Attorney Academy -- our training program for new attorneys (or in practice 5 years or less).

The purpose of the New Attorney Academy is to provide professional guidance and counsel to assist newly admitted attorneys (or in practice 5 years or less) in acquiring the practical skills, judgment and professional values necessary to practice law in a highly competent manner and to encourage sensitivity to ethical and professional values that represent the traditions and standards of the Inland Empire legal community.

If you are interested in applying for the Academy, please click on the following document links:

  -- More info about the program

  -- Application for membership

If you have any questions, please contact Charlene Nelson at the RCBA office at 951.682.1015 or contact Robyn Lewis at rlewislaw@yahoo.com.

Deadline to Submit Application: August 30, 2019