2022 ABOTA National Trial College

2022 ABOTA National Trial College
The ABOTA National Trial College on the campus of Yale Law School provides young trial lawyers with intensive training from accomplished trial lawyers. Faculty demonstrations and student exercises encompass all aspects of civil jury trials form effective voir dire to persusasive opening statements and closing arguments.  The inaugural ABOTA National Trial College in 2010 was conducted at Princeton University. The 2012, 2014, and 2016 Colleges were held at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This year, the program moves to another of the country's leading law schools.  Designed for second-through sixth-year trial attorneys from both sides of the bar the program consists of five days of intensive instruction, student exercise, and critiques culminating in three simultaneous mock jury trials on the final day with each student having significant participation.  With an impressive 2:1 student to faculty ration, the classes are taught by highly experienced trail lawyers from all parts of the country who share their techniques of trial preparation and the art of effective advocacy. The students also have the opportunity to work with very experienced and accomplished expert witnesses. The entire program takes place in the hallowed halls of Yale Law School. After four days of academic work, students are divided into trial teams and compete in mock jury trials before real judges and jurors after which the students observe jury deliberations and then receive final critiques from the faculty. A graduation ceremony is held on the final evening. Pricing: 4,995.00 per student Includes private sleeping room and bath for six nights at the Blake Hotel, planned meals, instruction and program materials. Students nationwide are invited to apply.Registration is limited. Applications will be reviewed by the National Trial College Committee. Applicants will receive notice of the committee's decisions on or before February 11, 2020. To apply submit the application form.
6/20/2022 - 6/25/2022
Yale Law School New Haven, CT

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