2018 - 2019 Season
National Championship (4/5-4/7)
It was an amazing weekend in Philly for Cal Mock Trial. Berkeley A won 9th place in the Guliuzza Division of the 2019 National Championship Tournament, finishing the tournament with 10 wins and the Spirit of AMTA Honorable Mention. Special shoutout to our newest All-American Attorney Fatima Hasanain, who finished her senior season with 33/40 ranks on the Plaintiff!
It was a record breaking season and we couldn't be prouder of our program. Watch out for Cal Mock Trial next year.
Santa Monica ORCS (3/9-3/10)
Cal Mock Trial had an incredible weekend at the Santa Monica ORCS. Congrats to Berkeley A for winning 2nd place and a bid to nationals with 7 wins and to Berkeley B for finishing the tournament with 4 wins. Shoutout to:
Pablo Moraga: All-National Witness with 17/20 Ranks
Gurbir Singh: All-National Witness with 17/20 Ranks
Smita Balaji: All-National Attorney with 17/20 Ranks
It was a weekend for the books. Next Stop: Nationals!
Fresno Regionals (2/23-2/24)
Our A and C teams had an amazing weekend at the Fresno Regionals. Berkeley A won 3rd place with 7 wins and Berkeley C finished in 5th place with 5 wins. We're incredibly proud to announce that this means all four of our teams have earned bids to ORCS this year!
Congrats to our individual award winners:
Pablo Moraga: All Regional Witness (17/20 Ranks)
Fatima Hasanain: All Regional Attorney (16/20 Ranks)
Jay Lee: All Regional Witness (17/20 Ranks)
Thanks to Fresno State Mock Trial for another wonderful tournament. Next Stop: Santa Monica ORCS.
Claremont Regionals (2/9-2/10)
Berkeley B and D had a fantastic weekend at the Claremont Regionals. Congratulations to Berkeley B for finishing in 2nd place with a record of 7 wins and to Berkeley D for finishing in 5th place with a record of 6 wins. Huge shoutout to Pomona College Mock Trial for a wonderful tournament.
That’s two bids to ORCS secured!
Berkeley B, C, and D hosted and competed at our own atypiCAL Invitational. Congrats to Berkeley B for winning 3rd place with a record of 6 wins, Berkeley D for winning 5th place with a record of 6 wins, and to Berkeley C for finishing the tournament with 3 wins. Shoutout to Jenny Darlington for her Outstanding Attorney Award (20/20 ranks), Sritej Attaluri for his Outstanding Witness Award (18/20 ranks), Catie Fan for her Outstanding Witness Award (18/20 ranks), Rebecca Steinberg for her Outstanding Attorney Award (17/20 ranks), and Kensy Cotter for her Outstanding Attorney Award (17/20 ranks).
See you next year at AAMTI!
Shutdown Showdown (1/26-1/27)
At the Shutdown Showdown in New York City, Berkeley A finished one of the most elite tournaments of the year with 3 wins. Congrats to Gurbir Singh for his Outstanding Witness Award (17/20 ranks) and major props to Mock Trial at The Ohio State University, Rhodes College Mock Trial, Mock Trial at UCLA, and Columbia Mock Trial for a tournament that really represented the power of bringing the AMTA community together. We had a wonderful time!
Our team drove down to sunny Los Angeles for UCLA’s UCLASSIC Invitational. At UCLASSIC, Berkeley A won 6th place with a record of 5.5 wins! Berkeley B finished the tournament with a record of 3.5 wins. Congrats to Smita Balaji for her Outstanding Attorney Award (17/20 ranks) and to Gurbir Singh for his Outstanding Witness Award (18/20 ranks).
Boulder Battle (1/19-1/20)
Our team traveled to Boulder, Colorado for the Boulder Battle Invitational. At the end of the tournament, Berkeley D won 1st place with record of 7.5 wins! Berkeley C also finished the tournament with a record of 3 wins. Major props to Sritej Attaluri for his Outstanding Attorney Award (20/20 ranks).
Thank you to the University of Colorado, Boulder Mock Trial for a great invitational!
Our team traveled to Washington DC for the Great American Mock Trial Invitational and finished the weekend with an amazing 9th place finish! GAMTI is one of the toughest tournaments of the year and we're proud to leave DC with 6.5 wins. It's been a great fall season, all around.
Thank you to Mock Trial at UVA for another challenging and well-run tournament! Always an honor to compete.
So proud of our team for winning 3rd place at the Gunslinger Invitational! This team of freshmen and sophomores finished the weekend with a stellar 6-2 record. Major props to Jennifer Jones for her Outstanding Plaintiff Witness Award (18/20 ranks) and to Pablo Moraga for his Outstanding Defense Witness Award (16/20 ranks).
Thank you to Brandon Hughes for the coaching and to Mock Trial at the University of Arizona for hosting a wonderful tournament.
AAMTI V (11/3-11/4)
AAMTI V was a tournament for the books! UC Berkeley D won the tournament with a 7-1 record, UC Berkeley C won 2nd place with a 7-1 record and UC Berkeley A picked up 5th place with a 5-2-1 record. UC Berkeley B finished the tournament strong with a 5-3 record. Shoutout to...
Jenny Jang: Outstanding Defense Attorney (18/20 Ranks)
Christian Cotter: Outstanding Plaintiff Attorney (18/20 Ranks)
Indu Pereira: Outstanding Defense Attorney (19/20 Ranks)
Rebecca Steinberg: Outstanding Defense Witness (19/20 Ranks)
Pablo Moraga: Outstanding Plaintiff Witness (19/20 Ranks)
We are so proud of our new members and can already tell that this is going to be a fantastic season!