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. 

  • Faculty
  • Board of Trustees
  • Program Directors
  • Advisory Council

Judson Aaron

Conrad O'Brien PC

Philadelphia, PA

Shareema Abel

NYS Homes and Community Renewal

New York, NY

Michael Abneri

Richard T Lau & Associates

Jericho, NY

Yewande Aderoju

DC Ofc of Administrative Hearings

Washington, DC

Joanna Adjoian

YSRP

Philadelphia, PA

Robb Adkins

Winston & Strawn LLP

Los Angeles, CA

Peter Afrasiabi

One LLP

Newport Beach, CA

David Ainley

Katz & Stefani LLC

Chicago, IL

Huda Ajlani Macri

Ajlani Law, P.A.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bryce Allen

Jefferson County DA' Office

Golden, CO

Jeremy Alper

DC Ofc of Administrative Hearings

Washington, DC

Robert Altice

Indiana Court of Appeals

Indianapolis, IN

Florina Altshiler

Russo & Toner LLP

Buffalo, NY

Sharon Anderson

Temple of Praise

Washington, DC

Willow Anderson

Hawkins Anderson Law Firm, PA

Bloomington, MN

Jodi Anton

Assistant US Attorney

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Brook Antonio

 

Ft. Worth, TX

Christine Antoun-Fiedorowicz

Attorney at Law

Denver, CO

Whitney Antrim

San Diego County Public Defend

El Cajon, CA

Christopher Arledge

One LLP

Mansfield, TX

Donna Ashton

Ashton Law

Winchester, MA

Charles Atwell

Foland Wickens Eisfelders et a

Kansas City, MO

Roy Austin, Jr.

Harris Whiltshire & Grannis

Washington, DC

Mark Austrian

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Washington, DC

Kristina Baehr

McKool Smith PC

Austin, TX

Blake Bailey

Phelps Dunbar LLP

Southlake, TX

Kristina Bakardjiev

 

Philadelphia, PA

John Baker

 

Denver, CO

Arthur Balbirer

 

Bethlehem, CT

Dyanna Ballou

Rasmussen, Dickey, Moore LLC

Kansas City, MO

Jon Barnard

 

Vicksburg, MI

Jonathan Barnard

Adams County State Attorney

Quincy, IL

Mary Jo Barr

The Law Ofcs of Gilbert & Barr

San Diego, CA

Robbie Barr

 

Denver, CO

Barbara Barron

Hofstra Law School

Port Washington, NY

K. Amanda Barton

Barton Law, LLC

Mobile, AL

Dana Bazelon

Law Offices of Dana Bazelon

Philadelphia, PA

Dean Beer

 

Berwyn, PA

Christopher Behan

Southern Illinois University

Carbondale, IL

Douglas Behr

Keller Heckman LLP

Washington, DC

Alfred Belcuore

Law Office of Alfred F Belcuore

Washington, DC

Robert Bellwoar

Robert Bellwoar

Chester Springs, PA

Jose Benitez

O'Neill & Borges

San Juan, PR

David Benowitz

Price Benowitz LLP

Washington, DC

Arminda Bepko

Cleary Gottlieb Steen et al

New York, NY

Adam Berger

Schroeter Goldmark & Bender

Seattle, WA

Beti Bergman

.Peninsula Law

Torrance, CA

Jonathan Berkelhammer

Ellis & Winters Llp

Greensboro, NC

G. Karl Bernard

Law Ofc of Karl Bernard

New Orleans, LA

Henry Billingsley

Tucker Ellis

Cleveland, OH

Coleman Bird

Georgetown Univ Law School

Chevy Chase, MD

Michael Blake

District Attorney's Ofc

Los Angeles, CA

Juliet Bland

 

Metairie, LA

Robert Blasco

Hoffman & Blasco LLC

Juneau, AK

Kristie Bluett

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Washington, DC

Seth Blum

Kurtz & Blum PLLC

Raleigh, NC

Jeffrey Blumberg

 

Washington D.C., DC

Robert Blume

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Denver, CO

Elizabeth Boals

American University Law

Washington, DC

Kyle Bogdan

Lathrop & Gage LLP

Denver, CO

Phyllis Bookspan

Bookspan Family Law, LLC

Wilmington, DE

Lori Borgen

Seton Hall Univ School of Law

Newark, NJ

Carl Bornstein

Law Ofc of Carl M Bornstein

New York, NY

Jude Bourque

Louisiana Attorney General Ofc

Baton Rouge, LA

Todd Bowers

Marko Pavela

Seattle, WA

Aaron Bradford

 

Denver, CO

Michelle Bradford

US Attorney's Office

Washington, DC

Cary Bricker

Pacific McGeorge Schl of Law

Sacramento, CA

Annmarie Briones

Cohen & Wolf

Bridgeport, CT

Susan Britt

Attorney at Law

Garden City, NY

Holly Broadbent Case

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

,

Jan Brodie

Fairfax County Circuit Court

Fairfax, VA

Charles W. Brooks

 

Washington, DC

Jim Brosnahan

Morrison & Foerster LLP

San Francisco, CA

Jonathan Broun

North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services

Raleigh, NC

Alice Brown

Law Office of Alice C. Brown

Seattle, WA

Angela Brown

Gray Reed

Dallas, TX

Brandon Brown

Gordon, Arata, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, L.L.P.

Baton Rouge, LA

Charles Brown

Attorney at Law

Albuquerque, NM

Henry Brown

Morrison & Foerster LLP

San Francisco, CA

Jessica Brown

Attorney at Law

Philadelphia, PA

Stephen Brunner

Stephen P Brunner Atty at Law

San Francisco, CA

John Buckley

Greer Herz Adams LLP

League City, TX

Michael Buffa

Law Ofcs of Gialleonardo, Frankini & Harms

Mineola, NY

Bonnie Bulla

8th Judicial District Court

Las Vegas, NV

Brooke Burbank

 

Seattle, WA

Don Burley

Finnegan Henderson

Washington, DC

Robert Burns

Northwestern Univ Schl of Law

Evanston, IL

Cal Burnton

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Chicago, IL

Traci Buschner

Guttman Buschner Fischer & Brooks PLLC

Washington, DC

David Bythewood

Bythewood & Associates

Mineola, NY

Colin Cabral

Proskauer Rose LLP

Los Angeles, CA

Johanna Calabria

 

San Francisco, CA

Mark Caldwell

NITA

Boulder, CO

Therese Cannata

Cannata O'Toole Fickes & Almazan LLP

San Francisco, CA

Nicholas Cannella

40th Anniversary Gala Guests

New York, NY

Kathleen Cannon

Melrose Law Center

Vista, CA

James Carey

Attorney at Law

New Buffalo, MI

Kenneth Carlson

Constangy Brooks & Smith

Winston Salem, NC

Douglas Carnahan

 

Redondo Beach, CA

David Carney

Case Western Univ Law Schl

Cleveland, OH

Jacob Carpenter

Marquette Univ Law School

Milwaukee, WI

John Carroll

 

Evanston, IL

William Carroll

 

Dallas, TX

Monique Carter

San Diego County Public Defend

San Diego, CA

Jean Cary

Campbell Univ Schl of Law

Raleigh, NC

Paula Casey

Univ of Arkansas School of Law

Little Rock, AR

Jayme Cassidy

Nova Southeastern College of Law

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Roger Castle

Roger T Castle

Denver, CO

Jon Cederberg

Quinn Emanuel | Quinca009

Los Angeles, CA

Carl Chamberlin

State Court of Appeals

San Francisco, CA

Stuart Chanen

Valorem Law Group LLP

Chicago, IL

Megan Chaney

Nova Southeastern College of Law

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Solomon Chang

San Diego Public Defender

San Diego, CA

Paulette Chapman

Koonz McKenney Johnson

Washington, DC

Kellie Charles

 

Minneapolis, MN

Doris Cheng

Walkup Melodia Kelly et al

San Francisco, CA

Denise Cheung

US Attorney's Office

Washington, DC

John Chun

King County Superior Court

Seattle, WA

Caroline Cinquanto

The Law Firm of Caroline Goldner Cinquanto

Philadelphia, PA

Michael Clark

Duane Morris LLP

Houston, TX

George Clarke

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Chicago, IL

Janis Clements

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Austin, TX

Jeffrey Cohen

Carlton Fields

Miami, FL

Michael Coleman

 

Baldwin, NY

Thomas Coleman

Broward County State Attorney

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dustin Collier

Collier Law Firm

San Francisco, CA

F. Stephen Collins

 

Rio Verde, AZ

Jeffrey Collins

Massachusetts Attorney General's Office

Boston, MA

Theresa Coney

Committee For Public Cnsl Srvc

Brockton, MA

Jacquelyn Conlon

Siegel Reilly & Conlon LLC

Stamford, CT

Kevin Conneely

Stinson Leonard Street

Minneapolis, MN

Ernest Conner

Graham Nuckolls & Conner PLLC

Greenville, NC

David Connor

 

, MN

Deborah Connor

US DOJ Antitrust Division

McLean, VA

Peter Contino

Rivkin Radler LLP

Uniondale, NY

John Conway

LaDue Curran & Kuehn LLC

South Bend, IN

Dana Cook

Atlantic Center for Capital Representation

Philadelphia, PA

Jessie Cook

Law Ofc of Jessie A Cook

Terre Haute, IN

David Cooner

McCarter & English LLP

Wilmington, DE

David Cooper

Fisher Patterson LLP

Topeka, KS

Felice Corpening

US Attorney's Office

Raleigh, NC

Doreen Correia

Harris King Fodera & Correia

New York, NY

Kate Corrigan

Corrigan Welbourn & Stokke, APLC

Newport Beach, CA

Benjamin Coughlan

Gomez Trial Attorneys

San Diego, CA

Ryan Coward

Aviso Law LLC

Colorado Springs, CO

Anne Cowgur

Taft Stettinius & Hollister

Indianapolis, IN

Dina Cox

Lewis Wagner LLP

Indianapolis, IN

John Cox

John M Cox & Assoc

Dallas, TX

John Coyle

School District of PA

Philadelphia, PA

Bruce Cozzens Jr.

Nassau County Supreme Court

Mineola, NY

James Craig

Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Cntr

New Orleans, LA

John Cratsley

 

Concord, MA

Ashley Crawford

Akin Gump

San Francisco, CA

Cathryn Crawford

 

Austin, TX

Andrew Crousore

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Palo Alto, CA

Mary Cryar

CNA Insurance

Metairie, LA

Gwenn Cujdik

 

Philadelphia, PA

M. Currie

DC Ofc of Administrative Hearings

Washington, DC

Thomas Cushing

 

Evanston, IL

Julia D'Agostino

Law Office of Julia D'Agostino

North Bellmore, NY

Michael Dale

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Annamarie Daley

 

Minneapolis, MN

D. Paul Dalton

Dalton Law PLLC

Irving, TX

William Dane

Univ Student Legal Services

Minneapolis, MN

Mychael Dave

 

Highlands Ranch, CO

Kiilu Davis

Law Ofc of Stone & Davis PC

Scottsdale, AZ

Peter R. Day

Mercer Island Arbitration Chambers Int'l

Mercer Island, WA

Daniel Deasy

Ammarell Deasy LLP

Englewood, CO

Bill Deely

Public Defender State Of DE

Dover, DE

Annie Deets

DeKalb Cnty Public Defender

Decatur, GA

Mary DeFusco

Defender Assn of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Peter DeGelleke

Peter G. DeGelleke

Bedford, MA

Andrew Deiss

Deiss Law PC

Salt Lake City, UT

Alan Denenberg

Abramson & Denenberg, PC

Philadelphia, PA

Robert Diaz

Broward County Courthouse

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Rebecca Diaz-Bonilla

Lumen8 Advisors

Vienna, VA

Clay Dickey

 

Kansas City, MO

Katherine Dickey

 

Philadelphia, PA

David Dietz

 

St Paul, MN

Michelle DiPaolo

Law Office of DiPaolo & DiPaolo

Farmingdale, NY

Deborah Dixon

Gomez Trial Attorneys

San Diego, CA

Mark Dobson

Nova Southeastern College of Law

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tim Dollar

Dollar Burns & Becker

Kansas City, MO

Edward Donlon

 

Rockville Centre, NY

Fiona Donnelly

Fiona Donnelly Consultants

Belfast,

Mary Pat Dooley

Alameda County District Attorney's Office

Alameda, CA

Jeff Dornbos

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

Holland, MI

Jennifer Dorsey

 

Las Vegas, NV

Robert Douglas Jr

 

Ithica, UT

John Douglass

Univ of Richmond School of Law

Richmond, VA

Daniel Dowd

Cohen Dowd Quigley

Phoenix, AZ

James Doyle

Doyle Restrepo et al

Houston, TX

Paul Doyle

Kelly Drye & Warren

New York, NY

Michael Dreishpoon

Law Ofcs of Michael Dreishpoon

Forest Hills, NY

Carol Drummond

 

Quincy, IL

Mark Drummond

8th Judicial Crct of Illinois

Quincy, IL

Catharine DuBois

Greenberg Traurig

Brooklyn, NY

Marcel Duhamel

Vorys Sater Seymour et al

Cleveland, OH

Joanne Early

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP

Dallas, TX

Joycelyn Eason

 

Charlotte, NC

Larry Eaton

 

Chicago, IL

Lee Edmon

California Court of Appeal

Los Angeles, CA

Christopher Edwards

NJ Dept of Law & Public Safety

Trenton, NJ

Patrick Egan

Fox Rothschild LLP

Philadelphia, PA

Uchenna Ekuma-Nkama

Dentons

Atlanta, GA

Philippa Ellis

Owen Gleaton Egan et al

Atlanta, GA

Larry Elswit

Boston Univ Ofc of General Cnsl

Boston, MA

William Elward

Attorney Generals Office

Chicago, IL

Paul Enriquez

Attorney at Law

Dallas, TX

David Epstein

New York Law School

New York, NY

Ellen Epstein

US Attorney's Office

Washington, DC

James Epstein

 

Wilmette, IL

Sean Eskovitz

Wilkinson Walsh Eskovitz

Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Espinosa-Krupa

Law Office of Elizabeth Espinosa Krupa

Denver, CO

Joseph Esposito

Hunton & Williams

Washington, DC

Sherri Evans Harris

Freddie Mac

McLean, VA

K. Stewart Evans, Jr.

EvansStarrett PLC

Fairfax, VA

James Ewbank

Cokinos Bosien & Young

Austin, TX

Matthew Farmer

Law Offices of Jane Fields

Chicago, IL

John Farrell

Fish & Richardson

Redwood City, CA

Elizabeth Fassler

Center for Fmly Representation

Jamaica, NY

Leena Fawaz

San Diego Public Defender Ofc

Vista, CA

Susan Feibus

Susan G Feibus

Chicago, IL

Andrew Feldman

Feldman Law

Miami, FL

Bibianne Fell

Gomez Trial Attorneys

San Diego, CA

Gaetano Ferro

Law Offices of Gaetano Ferro

Darien, CT

Mark Fickes

Cannata O'Toole Fickes & Almazan LLP

San Francisco, CA

Michael Finkle

King County Courthouse

Seattle, WA

James Fitzgerald

Akin Gump Strauss et al

Los Angeles, CA

Jane FitzGerald

Alfred Lutwyche Chambers

BRISBANE QLD,

Frank Flansburg

Schwartz Flansburg

Las Vegas, NV

Sarah Flournoy

Irving Independent School Dist.

Irving, TX

Theodore Flowers

Moriconi Flowers

Elkins Park, PA

Marion Floyd

Attorney at Law

Kenner, LA

Michael Flynn

Nova Southeastern College of Law

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Robert Folks

Robert L Folks & Assocs

Melville, NY

Michael Fontham

Stone Pigman Walther et al

New Orleans, LA

Christopher Ford

Hutchinson Black and Cook LLC

Boulder, CO

Daniel Forrest

 

Plantation, FL

Carl Forsberg

Forsberg & Umlauf PS

Seattle, WA

Daniel Foster

Lawyers Without Borders

New Haven, CT

Richard Foster

 

Davie, FL

David Fox

Fox Law

Del Mar, CA

James Fox

Fox Legal Group

Vista , CA

Patricia Fraizer

The Hartford

Boston, MA

Robin Frankel

 

Bronx, NY

Michael Franklin

Wells Fargo Law Dept

St. Louis, MO

Stephanie Freidenreich

 

Los Angeles, CA

Scott Frewing

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Palo Alto, CA

Andrea Friedman

Friedman & Friedman, Attnys at Law

Garden City, NY

Shannon Frison

Worcester Superior Court

Worcester, MA

John Fritts

Wilson Smith Cochran Dickerson

Seattle, WA

Hugh Patrick Furman

Univ of Colorado School of Law

Boulder, CO

Pamela Gagel

 

Denver, CO

James Gailey

James R Gailey & Associates PA

Miami Beach, FL

Kristen Gallagher

McDonald Carano

Las Vegas, NV

Linda Gallagher

 

Seattle, WA

John Galvin

Law Ofc of John Galvin

Richardson, TX

Marc Gann

Collins McDonald & Gann PC

Mineola, NY

Arthur Garrett

Keller Heckman LLP

Washington, DC

Marian Gaston

San Diego Superior Court

San Diego, CA

Richard Gates

Office of the Public Defender

San Diego, CA

Kathleen Gearin

2nd Judicial District

Saint Paul, MN

David Geneson

David Geneson PLLC

Alexandria, VA

Thomas Geraghty

Northwestern Univ Schl of Law

Glencoe, IL

Kandace Gerdes

2nd Judicial District Court

Denver, CO

Dominic Gianna

Aaron & Gianna PLC

New Orleans, LA

Luke Gilman

Jackson Walker LLP

Houston, TX

Michael Ginsberg

Jones Day

Pittsburgh, PA

Alexander Giza

Hueston Hennigan

Los Angeles, CA

Brendan Glackin

Lieff Cabraser et al

San Francisco, CA

Jessica Glendening

3rd Judicial Dist Pub Def | JU

Topeka, KS

Jennifer Gokenbach

Gokenbach Law LLC

Denver, CO

Russell Gold

 

San Diego, CA

David Goldberg

 

Denver, CO

Michael Goldfaden

Univ of San Diego Schl of Law

San Diego, CA

Robert Goldman

Ropes & Gray USE ROPEMA001

East Palo Alto, CA

Mark Goldstucker

Mark Goldstucker

Richardson, TX

Cynthia Goode Works

Cynthia Goode Works

Bowie, MD

Sharon Goodie

Office of Admnstrv Hearings

Washington, DC

Mark Goranson

Law Ofc of Mark D Goranson

Houston, TX

Andrew Gordon

 

Las Vegas, NV

J. Cunyon Gordon

 

Chicago, IL

Scott Gordon

Rodey Law Firm

Albuquerque, NM

Maxwell Gould

Legal Aid Society

Staten Island, NY

Steve Gould

Brown & Gould LLP

Bethesda, MD

Ronald Granberg

Granberg Law Office

Salinas, CA

Anthony Graniere

 

New York, NY

Leslie Greenspan

Tucker Law Group

Philadelphia, PA