National Institute for Trial Advocacy

  • Apr 18, 2012
Apr 18, 2012

The new 2012 pilot, Public Service Slots for NITA Public Programs fully funds program attendance (minus a $200 registration fee), are only awarded to public service attorneys in the same region as the public program, and provides four public service slots allocated per trial program and two public service slots per depositi...

  • Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012

In January 2012, the Denver-based civil litigation firm of Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell (WTO) donated $10,000 through its charitable foundation to the NITA Foundation to support scholarships. We are grateful to the firm for its generosity and commitment to advocacy skills training. WTO's gift to the NITA Foundation will b...

  • Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012

With the benefit of more than twenty-three years of trial observation and juror feedback, Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr. distills his thoughts on how to master the fundamentals of trial advocacy, develop advanced skills, and win arguments before judges and juries. Learn more about the book and buy your copy on the LexisNex...

  • Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012

From June 7 through June 9 at New York Law School in New York City, attorneys, professors, and others will learn what it takes to become a NITA faculty member at one of NITA’s most sought-after programs: Teacher Training. The program is not only for those who want to become NITA faculty, it’s also an excellent experience fo...

  • Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012

The Public Justice Foundation (PJF) at Hofstra Law has honored a faculty member every year since 2009 for their demonstrated commitment and dedication to public service through their work both in and out of school. NITA Program Director and Hofstra Law Professor Andrew I. Schepard is the fourth recipient of the David A. Dia...

  • Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012

Members of Japan’s PSIM Consortium came to visit the NITA administration office on March 1, 2012 to tour the facility, sign an extended agreement with NITA (now effective through March 31, 2014), visit with communication experts and faculty Mary Ryan and Brian Leroy, and to sit down with focus groups. During the two focus g...

  • Apr 19, 2012
Apr 19, 2012

Spring time here in Nita City is easily identified by an 85 degree day followed by snow only 24 hours later.  Another change you’ll notice here in the early spring is the format of this newsletter.  We redesigned NITA Notes to provide you with all the relevant and useful content you’ve become accustom to, but in a more user...

  • Apr 12, 2012
Apr 12, 2012

While we strive to grant as many scholarships as we can from the donations raised through the NITA Foundation, our funding is limited. NITA reviews the applications received and will contact the applicants approximately 45 days before the program starts. Applicants will know either way if the application was approved or den...

  • Apr 12, 2012
Apr 12, 2012

Challenge your knowledge about The NITA Foundation by answering the three questions listed below. The first two people that email their correct answers to development@nita.org will win a copy of, Practical Criminal Procedure by Brent. E Newton. 1st Quarter 2012 Trivia Questions: 1) What percentage did the NITA Board g...

  • Apr 12, 2012
Apr 12, 2012

NITA goes back to law school! For the second year, NITA presented an advocacy skills course to second- and third-year law students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. The intensive course combined a NITA Basic Deposition Skills program with a Basic Trial Skills Program and was taught over six days during spring...