Ep 4 – The Job of a Mock Trial Witness

In this episode, the mock trial witness learns more about his or her job. The witness role, if prepared for correctly, involves more than memorizing the fact statement. The very best witnesses undertake a detailed and nuanced approach to distinguish themselves with excellence.

The discussion in this episode concerns the job of the witness and refers to witness preparation frequently in connection with performing their job role. The job of a witness comprises three main parts:

  • Fact Giving
  • Persona
  • Collaboration with the attorney
    • strategy
    • adaptation
    • preparation for objections