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TRIAL SKILLS ACADEMY

    SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - April 27 - May 02, 2014
    Contact: caryn_pierce@ao.uscourts.gov
    REGISTRATION CLOSED
    DRAFT AGENDA
The skills-based Academy has been a tremendous success. This program focuses on (1) the use of a trial advocacy process to facilitate development of a persuasive, fact-based theory and supporting themes, and (2) the advocacy skills necessary to persuasively advance that theory and those themes throughout the trial. The program is conducted by very experienced and skilled faculty as a series of plenary sessions and workshops. The elements of effective litigation advocacy skills are presented in the plenaries and participants then engage in hands-on practice of those skills and receive feedback in small group workshops.

Participation is limited to 60 attendees, with a majority of participants accepted being CJA panel attorneys.