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About Central Michigan University Mock Trial

The Mock Trial Association at Central Michigan University is dedicated to enhancing the legal knowledge of courtroom practices and procedures through preparation and competition in the American Mock Trial Association intercollegiate competition. The Mock Trial Association works towards the advancement of student engagement in the legal process and fosters the development of both public speaking and critical thinking skills.  This will look great on your resume. Join today!

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Central’s Mock Trial Legacy

The Mock Trial Association has expanded its original membership and partners with the Department of Political Science and Public Administration to continue to educate Central Michigan Students about trial procedures. Email Dr. Kyla Stepp to fill your electives with Trial Advocacy Courses PSC 398A. This course compliments the Mock Trial Association material and will even further enhance your pursuit of education in law.


  • Persuasive argument practice
  • Compete regionally for CMU
  • Studying legal procedures
  • Respond to objects in court
  • Create case theories
  • Gain courtroom experience
  • prepare for law school
  • Develop public speaking skills
  • Explore legal procedures


The Mock Trial Team would love to add you to the team! Please contact us below if you have any questions. Typically, we meet once a week to practice, and there are courses available throughout the semester on trial and law.


​Dr. Kyla Stepp, Anspach 238,​(989) 774-3259.