Virginia Law Related Education Institute


Changing how students think

Virginia High School Mock Trial Program

Designed to teach students about the importance of access to justice in the American legal system, the program provides a comprehensive approach to experiencing the law through the eyes of attorneys and witnesses. The program is supported by volunteers, sponsors, donors, and granters who help further our mission of providing law-related education. Click here to learn more about our organization.


Teacher Training

Join us for Mock Trial as Project-Based Learning, our free workshop designed to provide coaches with best practices as they guide their students through this long-term project-based learning experience. Click the link below to find a workshop location. Or, download our guide for new coaches and learn how to best prepare your students for this fantastic project-based experience.

Mock Trial Competition

Are you ready for the ultimate law-related educational experience? The Virginia High School Mock Trial Competition provides students from Virginia and Washington D.C. with an authentic project-based courtroom experience as they compete for the right to attend the National High School Mock Trial Championships.

Student Workshops

As part of your Virginia High School Mock Trial Competition registration, join us for our Access to Justice Saturday workshops, where trial attorneys from your area show how their skills directly impact access to justice for their clients. After the competition, enhance your law-related experience with technology focused summer workshops.


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