Trial Academy

Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 1:30pm
Location: Collin County Courthouse
Speaker: Collin County Judges/Experienced Attorneys

The Trial Academy is…

  • An interactive trial skills training program intended to improve advocacy skills. Collin County Judges, in conjunction with experienced attorneys, will lecture on and demonstrate the primary components of a trial. Participants will then practice their skills through live exercises.

 

Trial Academy Details

  • Participants must make every effort to attend 3 modules held September 22, October 6, and October 20 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Each module has 2 sessions.  All modules will be held at the Collin County Courthouse.

 

  • Modules will be 5 hours long (plus one thirty-minute break) and approved for CLE credit.

 

  • Topics include voir dire, opening and closing statements, direct and cross-examination, and expert witness examination.

 

  • Cost is $200 (includes Trial Advocacy notebook)

 

  • A certificate will be awarded at the Graduation Dinner on October 24 to those who complete at least five out of six sessions.

 

Trial Academy Participation Criteria

 

  • Commitment to attend the trial practice modules on dates listed above.

                                                                                                                        

To apply, complete the Application Form and return to Teresa Moore.

E-mail: admin@collincountybar.org

NOTE:  PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION

 

Click on Link for Application Form:

http://www.collincountybar.org/assets/Councils/McKinney-TX/library/CCBA%202017%20Trial%20Academy%20%20App%20For%20Website.pdf

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