Attorneys Help Mock Trial Team at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

Posted by on October 21, 2016 in Press & Internal News

Attorneys Marta VanLandingham and Rose Angulo with students at Camino Nuevo Academy

On October 21, 2016, Rose Angulo and Marta VanLandingham, attorneys with the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California, were invited to visit the mock trial team at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy, Los Angeles.  The team, coached by 8th grade Humanities teacher Kristine Garcia, was already strong in arguing and reasoning skills, but wanted assistance in the structure of the trial, the use of evidence, and their overall delivery.

Rose and Marta were extremely impressed by the students, who may have been small in stature, but were huge in their enthusiasm, preparation, the thoughtfulness of their questions, and the welcome they provided our attorneys.  Marta commented that “any one of these students would make a fine future addition to the Federal Public Defender’s office!”