|Advanced Trial Advocacy 2017 |
The Advanced Trial Advocacy Seminar is a hands-on, learning-by-doing trial skills training. It is intended for attorneys who have practiced a minimum of five years and are involved in a full time litigation practice. Jury experience is preferable but not required.
This advanced seminar is a NITA style interactive format with judges and lawyers from around the state. It provides all the required CLE and Ethics credits for the three year cycle. If you or someone in your firm needs CLE credit or litigation training, this is the seminar for you. The faculty consists of trial court & appellate judges and experienced trial lawyers from around the state. This is an intense interactive program for both the novice and the experienced litigator.
Fifty-six (56) attorneys will be selected, based on a first-come, first served basis. When your application is processed, you will receive program materials in advance of the program. The case file for this program is used as a source of facts and law for the training. Following lectures, discussion and demonstrations, you will learn primarily through participatory exercises. Following your performances, you will receive suggestions from experienced Florida trial lawyers on how you can be more effective. Your presentations will be video recorded and you will receive a one-on-one video performance review. Advance preparation is critical to the success of the program and your own learning. You are expected to attend all sessions. If you cannot, please do not apply.