2020 Reporter-of-Record Mock Depo/Trial Apprenticeships
San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Ana Fatima Costa, aka Mock Woman

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Mock depo/trial dates, locations and details below

Develop crucial professional skills before it counts in the safety of a mock event.

  • 9

    DAYS

  • 18

    HOURS

  • 50

    MINUTES

  • 19

    SECONDS

**Due to COVID-19 lockdowns, spring 2020 mocks are cancelled**

FALL 2020 MOCK EVENTS WILL BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY

U.C. Berkeley School of Law's Fall Mock Depositions
Via Zoom
October 13 & 20 & November 10 & 17
3:15 to 6:15 p.m.

Three apprentices for three simultaneous mock depositions per day
Rough drafts to be provided for each Q&A session
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GGU's Annual Nationwide Mock Trial Competition
Hosted by Golden Gate University School of Law (GGU)
Via Zoom
October 25, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

One apprentice for final mock trial
Rough draft transcript to be provided
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SFTLA's Annual Mock Trial Competition
Hosted by San Francisco Trial lawyers Association (SFTLA)
Via Zoom
November 7, 2020 
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Four apprentices for two simultaneous mock trials (AM/PM)
Rough drafts to be provided for each trial

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Alameda Community Learning Center - Alameda, CA
Dates TBA - Cancelled, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

One to three apprentices for multiple trials
Rough drafts to be provided for each trial
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BerkeleyLaw Mock Trials
Dates TBA 
8:30 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 5:30

One apprentice each needed for AM and PM trial
No transcripts needed


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN / BENEFITS
How to be the Reporter of Record
Mark exhibits
How and when to interrupt for clarification of the record  
Produce rough draft transcripts 
Gain confidence
How to manage nerves and anxiety


SUPPORT & MATERIALS
Case Files and Exhibits
Case Dictionaries

Participants' Names
Sample Transcripts
Guidelines - What to do Before, During and After 
Expert Support and Guidance
Individual and Group Coaching

One-on-One Transcript Reviews

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE  
These opportunities are for reporting students writing 180-200+ wpm and new CSRs.*
Apprenticeship credit provided per California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Division 24, Article 2, Section 2411(h).

Select students writing at 160wpm and below may shadow or observe (BerkeleyLaw only).  
Minimum 200 wpm for mock trials.
(Above photo of former intern Jamie Leigh Davis, California CSR 14209 at 2016 BerkeleyLaw mock depos)

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN YOUR FUTURE?