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Competition Dates

Regional Tournament
Wichita, February 28, 2015
Olathe, February 28, 2015


State Tournament
Topeka, March 27-28, 2015
View Photos from 2014

National Tournament
Raleigh, North Carolina,
May 14-16, 2015


The Kansas team selected to participate in the national tournament will be provided additional information at a future date. Please note that the travel expenses for nationals is partially covered and the team attending will also be expected to pay some of the expenses.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

General Sponsors
American Bar Association
Kansas Bar Foundation
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Lunch Sponsors
Johnson County Bar Association (Feb. 28 Regional)
Topeka Bar Association YLD (State)
Wichita Bar Foundation (Feb. 28 Regional)
There are still sponsorship opportunities available for 2015. Contact Shawn Yancy at or Anne Woods at for details.


Students and Attorneys Benefit from Mock Trial

Read how in the NW Lawyer September 2014 article Teens Take On Attorneys

Welcome to the KBA YLS Mock Trial Competition!

Presented by Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP, the Kansas Bar Association (KBA) and the KBA Young Lawyers Section are excited that your school has chosen to participate in this fun and rewarding program. The KBA is dedicated to providing you with the information you need to make your team(s) successful!

2015 Mock Trial Problem

Case materials posted with permission solely for use in the KBA YLS High School Mock Trial competitions.


2014 Scoring Sheets:

2014 Tournament Update

On March 1, 2014, the Young Lawyers Section hosted two regional tournaments for High School Mock Trial teams. A total of 27 teams competed from 19 different schools. Of those teams, 19 were eligible to advance to State as part of the varsity division. After all rounds of competition, six teams advanced to the state tournament. Congratulations to the following schools:

  • Blue Valley Northwest
  • Shawnee Mission East
  • Washburn Rural
  • Sunrise Christian Academy
  • The Independent School
  • Northeast Magnet High School

These schools competed at the State Championship on March 28-29, 2014, in Topeka.


If you have any questions, need additional information about the KBA YLS Mock Trial Competition, or have suggestions on how we can continue to improve the information contained on this website, please contact us here.



Shawn Yancy
Mock Trial Liaison
Phone: (785) 608-8533
Anne Woods
Staff Coordinator
Phone: (785) 234-5696



Although changes to the case materials, dates, locations and rules are not anticipated, such changes or clarification may become necessary. To make sure all teams are provided with the most accurate and updated information, announcements will be posted under this section. Please refer to this website periodically for new information. Your team will NOT receive emails when new information is posted.


2014 Rules and Information for Coaches

more Calendar

Diversity Committee Meeting

Deadline to submit 2015 KBA award nominee packets

2015 Spring Oil, Gas & Mineral CLE

Kansas Unclaimed Property Requirements and Your Client Trust Account

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