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Upcoming Trial Advocacy Trainings

Successful Trial Strategies
January 26-30, 2015, Tampa, FL
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The National District Attorneys Association is pleased to announce the 2015 Successful Trial Strategies Course; January 26–30, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. This course is designed to provide up-to-the-minute instruction on trial advocacy skills, trial preparation, and other methodologies that will assist the busy prosecutor in improving their skills inside the courtroom. Designed to go beyond the basics of trial advocacy, this course will benefit both new prosecutors and experienced litigators. You will have an opportunity to learn from seasoned prosecutor faculty members, as well as your colleagues from across the country.

Tentative Subjects Include
Experts and Opinion Witnesses | Ethics | Advanced Persuasion | Cross-Examination Theory and Practice | Effective Trial Visuals | Overcoming Witness Intimidation | Complex Case Preparation and Practice | Preserving the Record for Appeal | Jury Selection | Pre-trial Motion Practice | Refining Your Direct Examination | Digital Evidence | Objections Practice | Understanding How Juries Learn and Retain Information | and more …

Tuition, CLE, and Eligibility Information
CLE: Anticipated CLE credits, including at least one Ethics hour, will be approximately 21.

Open to lawyers in local, state, federal and military government attorneys’ offices, paralegals who work in these offices and law enforcement officers who are involved in case preparation with a prosecutor’s office.

Course Tuition is $595.00, which includes admission and course materials. NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions and administration. The first attendee from an office pays full tuition. Each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount.

Attendees are responsible for all travel expenses.

Lodging Information
Le Meridien Tampa
601 N. Florida Ave.
Tampa, Florida 33602
Hotel Reservations

$149.00/night + 12% tax
A first night’s deposit is required.

Course Schedule
Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. on Monday January 26. Course begins at 1:00 p.m. on the 26th and concludes of Friday January 30 at lunch. For more information, contact course director Brent Berkley at

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