Who We Are
The Global Mock Trial Initiative (GMTI) was founded with the goal of providing students around the world with legal advocacy and public speaking experience through Mock Trial.
What We Do
Develop and provide access to mock trial curriculums.
Travel to work directly with hundreds of international 9th-12th grade students.
Offer personalized coaching and guidance.
In 2022 GMTI, partnered with the International Mock Trial (IMT). IMT is an organization aimed at increasing access to mock trial tournaments. IMT holds 4 mock trial tournaments per year, all of which are completely free of cost and open to any school across the globe.
Since then, GMTI has provided dozens of UCLA Mock Trial competitors to serve as judges for IMT's 4 annual competitions.
In 2023 GMTI partnered with Peer Potential Mock Trial (PPMT). PPMT is a non-profit legal advocacy organization based in Shanghai, China. Since 2014, PPMT has been hosting the National Chinese High School Mock Trial Championship and working with students to start and expand their own program.
Over the course of our partnership with PPMT, GMTI
Sends UCLA MT students to China every summer to judge the Chinese National Mock Trial Championship
Provides coaching and basic mock trial education to 15+ schools across China.
Works with 120+ Students across China.