Mock courtrooms have been proven to be very beneficial to a wide variety of participants. Before a trial, lawyers utilize the rooms to brush up on public speaking and critical thinking skills. They also provide Law students with an immersive educational experience to prepare them for the real world. Those who may have to take the stand can run through a mock trial to relieve any nerves they may have. This setting allows participants to get the experience of direct and cross examinations which can be very educational for those getting ready for trial or a deposition.
As the name suggests, mock courtrooms are designed to resemble a real courtroom. A sophisticated AV suite should be implemented in a mock courtroom. Each mock courtroom needs to have audio and video capabilities, essential for clients, staff, and attorneys who may want to record and view the mock trial.