Audition Information

All current students beyond the first year may audition for spots on the 2018-19 Trial Team. Review the ‘Memorandum to Prospective Trial Team Members’ below for trial team participation details.

To audition, students may choose to prepare either a direct examination or a cross examination of the robbery victim, to last no more than 5 minutes; and to give 5 minutes of either an opening statement or closing argument for either side in the case file, Boatwright, posted under audition materials below.  Also posted below is a narrated PowerPoint lecture on the Fundamentals of Direct and Cross for your review.

The final selection of 2018-2019 trial team members will be determined after fall auditions have concluded.

Audition Materials

Audition Dates

Fall auditions will be held on Thursday, August 30th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. There is only one round of tryouts this fall.

Fall audition sign up will begin on Monday, August 20th. You can contact mwilson6@temple.edu or stop by Room K612 to sign up for an audition time. NOTE: Auditions are scheduled every 10 minutes during audition time listed above.