Founded in 2014, the Haverford College Mock Trial organization seeks to foster abilities in public speaking, critical thinking, and teamwork in order to provide students the opportunity to develop and use those skills. We compete nationwide in the 600+ team American Mock Trial Association; our competitors include large state universities, liberal arts colleges, and everything in between. The competition season begins in September and concludes in April.
Our program is proud to support 3 separate trial teams that have maintained a record of top tournament finishes. Haverford is proud to support a Mock Trial program widely considered to be among the top college mock trial programs nationwide. In less than four years of existence, our members have won numerous tournaments, earned dozens of individual awards, and advanced to the National Championship stage of the American Mock Trial Association’s 700 + team national tournament.