Frequently Asked Questions:
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts when you sign up and never ends, it is completely self paced.
Can I really take Iowa Mock Trial 101 in one afternoon?
Yes, the total runtime of every lesson is just under 3 hours!
What if I have no prior experience with Mock Trial?
The goal of Iowa Mock Trial 101 is to help people, just like you, who have never done Mock Trial before, learn the basics of the activity, so that is completely fine.
What if I have no attorney coach to help me?
Iowa Mock Trial 101 is designed to be an attorney coach in your pocket - it can walk you through the basics better than an attorney who has no mock trial experience.
Should I still do Mock Trial 101 even if I have participated in mock trial before?
Yes, Mock Trial 101 is the perfect preseason refresher on all the legal concepts you understand, but may have forgotten over the offseason. Also, Mock Trial 101 can be a great resource when you sit down to start writing your parts.
Should I still do Mock Trial 101 if I have an attorney coach?
Yes, it is also helpful to get another perspective, especially if your attorney coach is not always available whenever you need an explanation.