Karen R. Mills to Serve as Judge in DCBA's 2022 High School Mock Trial Invitational


In the DuPage County Bar Association’s (DCBA) upcoming 2022 High School Mock Trial Invitational, Karen R. Mills will serve as a volunteer judge, supporting students to advance their interests in civics education, on February 12.

Sponsored by Empire Mock Trials, the event will consist of two virtual rounds with student participants from more than 25 high schools in the region.

Karen will join fellow attorney and judge volunteers to observe the two competing teams and award points to a team throughout the trial based on its performance. At the end of each round, the team granted the highest number of points will be named the winner.

Visit DCBA’s website for more information concerning the event.

Karen concentrates her practice in estate planning, trust and estate administration, probate litigation and related matters with a commitment to nurturing the next generation of high-powered attorneys. In the past, she has served as an Evaluator for the Illinois State Bar Association’s High School Mock Trial Invitational. She also regularly presents on estate planning topics at the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and currently serves as Third Vice President of DCBA.

DCBA’s High School Mock Trial Invitational provides students opportunities to be involved in the legal processes in the United States and further their futures in the profession. While differing from an official trial, the event offers an inside look into the roles and responsibilities of attorneys both in and out of the courtroom.

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