Learn more about the key players in the George Zimmerman trial.
17-year-old from Miami. He was visiting his father and his father's girlfriend in Sanford when he was shot and killed during a struggle with Zimmerman on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012.
Martin was unarmed and walking back from a nearby 7-Eleven. This photo shows him at age 17, just a few weeks before the shooting.
JUDGE DEBRA NELSON
The Zimmerman case's third and current judge, replacing Kenneth Lester on Aug. 30, 2012.
Nelson has served as an 18th Judicial Circuit Court judge since 1999. Graduate of USF. Previously practiced law in Orlando.
BERNIE DE LA RIONDA
Assistant state attorney, appointed lead prosecutor in the Zimmerman case by Angela Corey.
De La Rionda has been a prosecutor for 30 years. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1983.
George Zimmerman's lead attorney in the Trayvon Martin shooting trial, retained April 11, 2012.
An Orlando criminal defense and family law attorney, O'Mara has been practicing law in Central Florida for more than 28 years. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1982.
Assistant state attorney and prosecutor in the Zimmerman trial.
Before giving a dramatic opening statement at the start of the trial, Guy was rarely vocal during pretrial harings. He has been a member of the Florida Bar in 1993.
An Orlando-area defense attorney added to Zimmerman's defense team in June 2012.
West has handled criminal cases for boy-band mogul Lou Perlman on his Ponzi scheme charges. West also represented political consultant Doug Guetzloe, who was convicted of failing to file taxes for two years.
Assistant state attorney and prosecutor in the Zimmerman trial. Member of the Florida Bar since 1997.
Mantei has questioned expert witnesses in a Frye hearing regarding testimony by voice experts who analyzed screams heard in 911 calls made the night of the shooting.
Trayvon Martin's father. He said Trayvon was visiting family friends in Sanford the night he was shot and killed.
Tracy Martin called 911 to report his son missing following the shooting.
Trayvon Martin's mother. Was divorced from Tracy Martin prior to Trayvon's shooting.
Together, Fulton and Tracy Martin have founded the Justice for Trayvon Martin Foundation in the wake of their son's death.
Previously known only as "Witness 8," the last person to speak to Trayvon Martin on the phone moments before the shooting.
Was interviewed for deposition by the Martins' attorney, Ben Crump. During testimony, she admitted she lied to Trayvon's mother about her age, and why she didn't attend his funeral. She said she had a doctor's appointment, but admitted on the stand that she didn't want to see Trayvon's body.