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

William Aaron

Aaron & Gianna PLC

New Orleans, LA

Jeffrey Aaronson

FDIC

Dallas, TX

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

Denise Amanatidis

The Hartford

Scottsdale, AZ

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

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

Rick Bailey

Burg Simpson | BURGCO002 | Eng

Denver, CO

Kristina Bakardjiev

 

Philadelphia, PA

John Baker

 

Denver, CO

Arthur Balbirer

 

Bethlehem, CT

Dyanna Ballou

Rasmussen, Dickey, Moore LLC

Kansas City, MO

Jonathan Barnard

Adams County State Attorney

Vicksburg, MI

David Baron

Baron & Herskowitz

Miami, FL

Mary Jo Barr

Law Offices 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

John Battaglia

Fisch Sigler LLP

Washington, DC

Janet Battey

Ferro Battey MacNamara

Darien, CT

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

Laura Benitez Geisler

Geisler Law Firm

Dallas, TX

Steven Bennett

Park Jensen Bennett LLP

New York, NY

David Benowitz

Price Benowitz LLP

Washington, DC

Arminda Bepko

Cleary Gottlieb et al

New York, NY

David Bercuson

 

Miami, FL

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

Erin Beyer

Hill & Beyer APLC

Lafayette, LA

Henry Billingsley

Tucker Ellis

Cleveland, OH

Coleman Bird

Georgetown Univ Law School

Chevy Chase, MD

John Birkenheier

Securities & Exchange Comm

Chicago, IL

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

Media, PA

Rainey Booth

Littlepage Booth

Houston, TX

Lori Borgen

Seton Hall Univ School of Law

Newark, NJ

Carl Bornstein

Law Ofc of Carl M Bornstein

New York, NY

Kevin Boully

 

, CO

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

Geraldine Brimmer

Holland & Hart LLP

Boulder, CO

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

Natalie Brown

Franklin D Azar & Assoc

Aurora, CO

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

Daniel Callaway

Baker & McKenzie LLP

San Francisco, CA

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

Brent Cashatt

CashattWarren Family Law, P.C.

Des Moines, IA

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

Ryan Chenevert

Fletcher & Roy

Baton Rouge, LA

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

Ryan Cicoski

Potter Anderson Et Al

Wilmington, DE

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

Newark, NJ

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

Julia Corty

Attorney at Law

Tucson, AZ

Benjamin Coughlan

Gomez Trial Attorneys

San Diego, CA

David Coulson

Greenberg Traurig

Miami, FL

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

 

Chicago, IL

Claudia Crichlow

DC Ofc of Administrative Hearings

Washington, DC

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

Michael Daley

Nisen & Elliott LLC

Chicago, IL

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

Bill Daw

Daw & Ray PC

Houston, TX

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

Frank DeSantis

Thompson Hine LLP

Cleveland, OH

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

Robert Dinerstein

American University Law

Washington, DC

Michelle DiPaolo

Law Office of DiPaolo & DiPaolo

Farmingdale, NY

Deborah Dixon

Gomez Trial Attorneys

San Diego, CA

Manuel Dobrinsky

 

Miami, FL

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

Jeffrey Dornbos

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge

Grand Rapids, 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

 

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 Andrews Kurth

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

Amy Ferrin

 

Centennial, CO

Gaetano Ferro

Ferro Battey MacNamara

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,

Byron Flagg

Robinson & Cole LLP

Miami, FL

Frank Flansburg

Schwartz Flansburg

Las Vegas, NV

Rey Flores

AZA Law

Houston, TX

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

Lisa Forbes

Vorys Sater Seymour et al

Cleveland, OH

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

Mary Garvey

 

Rocky River, OH

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

Diane Geraghty

Attorney at Law

Chicago, IL

Thomas Geraghty

Northwestern Univ Schl of Law

Glencoe, IL