The Jefferson Community Center Mock Trial Team is the only non-high school affiliated team in Washington State, and the only such team to present a case at the annual YMCA Mock Trial Competition, three of the last four years.
This important, hands-on program provides under-resourced Seattle area youth with the opportunity to work with legal professionals in their community. This helps them to develop an understanding of real-life case law and the role of the court system in a democratic society. Youth elect to participate in this valuable law preparation program as a means of enriching their academic lives.
If you are interested in watching the tournament as it proceeds, you can go to the King County Courthouse on the following dates:
Saturday, Feb 23: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb 26: Evening, times to be determined
Thursday, Feb 28: Evening, times to be determined