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Annual National Public Interest Law
College of Advocacy
For Lawyers Advocates Legal Assistants
 

Advocacy Skills
Each skill area incorporates the current thinking on best practices. The faculty’s live demonstrations show a highly competent standard. Throughout the week you’ll have several opportunities to practice your skills in small groups.

Lawyers -- you will develop your ability to:
• Argue motions
• Plan cases & overall advocacy strategy
• Problem solve
• Do formal and informal discovery
• Conduct and defend depositions
• Negotiate
• Communicate with clients & consumer groups

Registration
Location
Travel
Cost & Accommodations

Who Should Attend
What You Will Learn
   Advocacy Skills
   Substantive Law
   Leadership Skills

How You'll Learn
Faculty

What Your Colleagues Say

CLE Credits

Paralegals, Advocates, Peer Advocates -- you will develop your ability to:
• Plan cases & overall advocacy strategy
• Problem solve
• Do formal and informal discovery
• Identify and address ethical issues
• Do basic legal research
• Do legal analysis
• Negotiate
• Communicate with clients & consumer groups

Legal Secretaries/Assistants -- you will develop your ability to:
• Organize and maintain files
• Do basic legal research
• Cite check
• Format court documents
• Identify and address ethical issues
• Schedule and organize discovery
• Calendar and track deadlines
• Communicate with clients & consumer groups

 

 
 
 

For Information Contact
Marie Contreras
Marie@BenchmarkInstitute.org