About NITA

The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) is the nation's leading provider of legal advocacy skills training. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Boulder, Colorado, NITA pioneered the legal skills learning-by-doing methodology over 40 years ago and has since remained the ultimate standard in continuing legal education. 

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Our national campus in Boulder, Colorado, houses 6 mock courtrooms with digital recording and playback, wireless Internet access, and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. These assets make the NITA Education Center at Boulder (NEC) a totally unique backdrop for our unmatched learning-by-doing teaching method. The NEC plays host to lawyers from around the world who come for a wide variety of basic, advanced, and specialty programs. The NEC is a short drive from Denver International Airport, and all the skiing, hiking, climbing, camping, fishing, and other recreational opportunities that make Colorado such a great destination.

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Consider This Facility for Your Next Meeting Location

This facility can cost-effectively host a variety of functions, including:

  • Multi-office law firm retreats
  • Collaborative meetings or training programs, bringing together corporate and outside counsel
  • Training programs jointly offered by NITA and other professional organizations
  • Training programs or meetings conducted independent of NITA
  • Executive retreats

This facility is dedicated to support advocacy skills training and designed to provide the best educational configuration. The NEC provides:

  • One main meeting room, with capacity for 65 participants
  • One large meeting room for 40 participants
  • Four breakout rooms for 16 participants
  • Video review area/Business Center
  • Ample parking
  • 10,000 square foot facility located on one floor

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Convenient Location

The NITA Education Center is located in scenic Boulder, Colorado. This self-contained teaching facility is close to multiple hotels, numerous restaurants and shops, a short drive to local ski resorts, golf, and a variety of other recreational activities.

State-of-the-Art Technology

All of the courtrooms include complete audio/visual systems with:

  • Ceiling mounted LCD projectors and screens
  • Full connectivity for laptops
  • Digital camcorders
  • Access to one of four digital evidence cameras

The main meeting room features:

  • A wireless microphone system, including digital sound processor to minimize feedback; audio from computer, VCR, and DVD is sent through the processor to allow for individuals to talk over presentations.
  • Rack mounted VCR/DVD system for playback of VHS or DVD sources connects directly to the LCD projector and eight-speakersound system
  • 2 ceiling mounted LCD projectors and screens
Secure Wireless Network

Wireless access points provide high speed internet access for all of the courtrooms and conference rooms. To connect to the wireless network with your own laptop, you need to have a wireless network card. Depending on your computer, this might be built-in or a PCMCIA card that you need to purchase separately.

Call to Schedule

To explore using the NITA Education Center at Boulder for your event, program, or retreat, contact:
Michael Sisk, NEC Facility Manager at 303.953.6808 or msisk@nita.org.
A full color brochure featuring photos of the NITA facility can be found here.

From Denver International Airport to NITA Education Center (NEC)
NITA
1685 38th Street
Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301
State Roads

From Denver International Airport you will be traveling west on Péna Boulevard. Merge onto I-70 West (exit is on the left). Exit onto I-270 West (Exit 279) then merge onto US-36 West. Take the Foothills Parkway exit and turn left onto Arapahoe St. Proceed to 38th Street and turn right. The NEC is on the left at 1685 38th Street, look for the NITA flag. Parking is free and we are in Suite 200.

From Denver International Airport to NITA Recommended Hotels
Homewood Suites by Hilton – Boulder
4950 Baseline Road
Boulder, CO 80303

Follow either set of directions above to get to westbound US-36. Take the exit at Foothills Parkway, turn left on Baseline Road, then left at the first light into the Meadows shopping center. Follow the driveway around to the left of the parking lot. The hotel is located behind the shopping center. There is a shuttle available to take you to the NEC; please let the hotel know in advance if you want to use the shuttle service.

Millennium Harvest House – Boulder
1345 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80302

Follow either set of directions above to get to westbound US-36. US-36 West turns into 28th Street and will take you into Boulder. The Millennium Harvest House Boulder is on the left side of 28th Street, just past Colorado Avenue and before Arapahoe Avenue. There is a shuttle available to take you to the NEC; please let the hotel know in advance if you want to use the shuttle service.

The Homewood Suites by Hilton and the Residence Inn by Marriott are our Preferred Hotels

Homewood Suites by Hilton - Boulder
4950 Baseline Road
Boulder, CO 80303
303.499.9922
1.6 Miles S of NEC
NEC Rate $164 (King Suite with breakfast)
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Shuttle Provided to NITA Programs
Preferred Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott - Boulder
3030 Center Green Drive
Boulder, CO 80302
303.449.5545
1 mile N of NEC
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Preferred Hotel
Millennium Harvest House Boulder
1345 Twenty-Eighth Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303-443-3850
1 mile N of NE
Jan-Mar; Sept-Dec: $119 (standard);$139 (superior)
April-Aug: $129 (standard) $149 (superior)
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Courtyard by Marriott - Boulder
4710 Pearl East Circle
Boulder, CO 80301
303.440.4700
0.4 miles NE of NEC
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St. Julien Hotel
900 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO 80302
877.303.0900
1.9 miles W of NEC
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Boulder Marriott
2660 Canyon Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80302
303.440.8877
0.7 miles W of NEC
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Best Western Golden Buff Lodge
1725 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303.442.7450
0.7 miles W of NEC
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Boulder Outlook Hotel
800 28th Street
Boulder, CO 80303
303.433.3322
1.2 miles SW of NEC
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ROOMSEATSPRICE PER DAYHALF DAY

Room One

65 Classroom

$500

N/A

Room Two*

40 Classroom

$400

N/A

Rooms 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6*

16 Classroom

$300

$200

*Room Two has a folding wall for additional breakout space.

All rooms include coffee/tea, wireless internet, LCD projector, screen, document projector, video camera, laptop computer for video review, flipchart and white board with markers.

 

 

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