Customized. Flexible. Strategic. Effective. No matter what you’re looking for in professional development at your firm or organization you can find it at NITA. Combining a time tested learning-by-doing method with a group of faculty made up of the nation’s leading practitioners, judges and law professors make NITA Custom programs unrivaled in quality, effectiveness and relevancy.
The Appellate Advocacy Program is specifically designed to meet the needs of those who argue cases in appellate courts. This course is tailored to reflect issues and seminal cases involved in your practice.More details
Communications experts work with a limited number of participants in intensive exercises to polish speaking skills and gain an all important competitive edge in every forum. Learn the science behind grabbing and holding the listener's attention.More details
Using NITA’s funnel method, participants develop critical skills to organize information, take and defend a deposition.More details
The Expert Deposition course focuses on consulting rather than testifying experts. Participants will begin by learning the funnel method. The program then moves on to more advanced skill sets.More details
A comprehensive three-day program on finding, managing and using expert witnesses in preparation, deposition and trial.More details
Whether designed for transactional or litigation associates, learning-by-doing workshops will challenge participants to work on Active listening skills, document mapping and more
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This program teaches lawyers how to analyze the client’s circumstances, determine the client’s optimal resolution, develop a strategy for handling a dispute and evaluate tactics.More details
This program covers the fundamentals of evaluative and nonevaluative mediations. Lawyers go through mediation of a simple problem, and then de-brief their performances with the help of the mediator/teacher.More details
Designed to develop oral advocacy skills, as well as procedural and substantive law. Participants plan the motion, argue it in front of a bench, are recorded and receive feedback, and then perform the argument again.More details
Designed for both transactional and litigation associates NITA’s Negotiations program divides participants into two groups to plan for the negotiation then negotiating one on one.
NITA’s one- or two-day Negotiati More details
Using learning-by-doing vignettes and workshops, senior associates and junior partners learn to give feedback and to mentor in a positive, productive manner.
Learning to supervise and to mentor effectively is difficult in the atmosphere of to More details
NITA’s Trial Skills programs range from the one to two day Direct and Cross Examination programs, focusing on examinations and closing arguments, to our three to five day trial programs which generally end in a full trial.More details