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Litigation Skills Series: Trial Advocacy (2-day training)

  • When: 03 May 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Where: Arnold & Porter (601 Massachusetts Avenue NW)
  • Cost: Members: $85; Non-members: $125 for public-interest & government; $175 for law firm and others

The two-day Litigation Skills Series: Trial Advocacy takes place on May 3 and May 4. We’ll use lecture, demonstration, and small-group sessions to teach the basics of opening statements, closing arguments, direct and cross examinations, impeachment, using documents—and more. It’s two days full of training, provided by top-notch trial lawyers, and featuring lots of individual attention and feedback.

For Washington Council of Lawyers members, this comprehensive trial-advocacy training costs just $85. For non-members, the cost is $125 for public interest and government lawyers, and $175 for those in the private sector. (Join Washington Council of Lawyers to take advantage of the discounted member tuition.) The cost includes lunch on both days.

In additional to lectures, demonstrations and small-group sessions, the training will feature a presentation by U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Scholarships are available due to the generosity of the D.C. Bar Foundation; please email our Executive Director, Nancy Lopez, for information on how to apply.

The course has been approved for 12.25 CLE credits in CA, 14.5 skills credits in NY, and 11.5 general credits in VA.