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Tam High Mock Trial participants at annual State Championship in 2018

Mock Trial: Cult, Club, and Representatives of Tam

By Emily Spears and Caroline Herdman March 10, 2019

Dear Tam (a message from Mock Trial’s Captains) “Mock trial forgets that they’re a club … again.” That was The Tam News’ response to the mock trial team winning our state competition...

Vogelstein steps down as coach of mock trial

Vogelstein steps down as coach of mock trial

By Skye Schoenhoeft September 21, 2018

After 23 years as the mock trial head coach, with 23 consecutive county championships, David Vogelstein is retiring from the position to become an adviser. He will remain with the team in a more limited...

Mock Trial wins County

By Samuel Schnee March 13, 2018

Tam’s mock trial team narrowly beat Marin Academy (MA) to win the county for the 23rd consecutive year. Tam had gone undefeated in the rest of the county competition and had already beaten MA once. “The...

Mock Trial Wins County for 22nd Consecutive Year

Mock Trial Wins County for 22nd Consecutive Year

By Emily Pavis February 27, 2017

Tam High Mock Trial won the Marin County Mock Trial Competition for the 22nd year in a row at the Marin County Superior Court on Saturday, February 4. Tam competed against San Rafael, Marin Academy, Terra...

Vogelstein has worked with mock trial for almost 20 years. He led the team to two state victories in 2005 and 2009 and a national victory in 2005.
Photo courtesy of: Avi Perkoff

David Vogelstein: ‘Outrageous Cowboy for Good’

By Marina Furbush June 10, 2015

“I’ve been crying about Mock Trial for the last month,” David Vogelstein, the head coach of mock trial said about his decision to step down from his position after 19 years. “How long have I been...

Mock Trial Takes Fifth at State Competition

Mock Trial Takes Fifth at State Competition

By Camille Morgan April 10, 2015

The mock trial team took fifth place in this year’s Mock Trial State Championship competition in Riverside, California. The competition followed the team’s 20th consecutive win at county and was met...

Mock Trial Wins County for 20th Year in a Row

Mock Trial Wins County for 20th Year in a Row

By Sarah Asch February 24, 2015

The Mock Trial team secured another county championship, their twentieth in a row on February 7th at the Marin County Civic Center. “This year’s mock trial team has shown itself to be one of the closest...

EDITORIAL: Tam Diversified

EDITORIAL: Tam Diversified

By Tam News Staff December 23, 2014

Tam’s administration is implementing a “Big Brother/Sister” program that pairs graduated students with ninth and tenth grade students who are struggling in school and have problems with attendance....

Krause Leaves Mock Trial

Krause Leaves Mock Trial

By Jackson Gathard October 2, 2014

As the mock trial team enters its season seeking a 20th consecutive county championship, the team will have new coaches for the first time in nine years. English teacher Michael Krause will not resume...

Mock Trial Wraps Up Season at State

Mock Trial Wraps Up Season at State

By James Finn April 22, 2014

Mock Trial traveled to San Jose to participate in the annual California State Mock Trial Finals on March 21. Although the team failed to place in the competition, juniors Sam Allen, Tam News reporter Hannah...

Mock Trial Wins County for 19th Year in a Row

Mock Trial Wins County for 19th Year in a Row

By James Finn February 13, 2014

The mock trial team took first place at the annual Marin County championship on January 25-26 and February 1 -2 at the Marin County Civic Center. The team defeated Terra Linda High School in the final...

Mock Trial Wins NorCal Tournament

Mock Trial Wins NorCal Tournament

By James Finn January 28, 2014

The Mock Trial team took first place at the 2014 NorCal Mock Trial invitational, held at Menlo High School in Atherton, on January 11. The NorCal tournament serves as an important step towards annual state...

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