The Legal Advocate

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Monthly Theme: Depositions Part One

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“Once Upon a Time in Deposition: Taking Better Depositions to Tell Better Stories” Written by NITA guest blogger, Chris Arledge, co-founder and managing partner of One LLP Lawyers need to be storytellers.  We know that.  We hear it all the time.  But storytelling plays almost no role in our day-to-day activities.  Many of us first […]

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Legal Services Corporation – NITA Public Service Program Part Two

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Back in August, NITA hosted our Legal Services Corporation (LSCO) program, inviting attorneys in the legal service field to attend at our headquarters in Boulder, CO. This year, we had the opportunity to host the program a second time on September 25 – 28 for 48 more attorneys. This program was led by Program Director […]

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Voting Is an Act of Faith

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Written by NITA Legal Editor Virginia Judd Tomorrow, voters across the country are heading to the polls. Voting is an act of faith. It can seem pointless—you are one of millions and millions of people pulling a lever, or filling in an oval, or touching a screen. What does your one vote matter? But what […]

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Mountain West Legal Services – NITA Public Service Program

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“Educational” “Wonderful” “Beneficial” – all words used by attendees to describe the NITA public service program which took place October 2 – 3 with Mountain West Legal Services here at NITA’s headquarters in Boulder, CO. NITA had to opportunity to train 44 attendees, led by Program Director Laurence Rose, along with six NITA faculty members. […]

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Violence Free Colorado – NITA Public Service Program

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Violence Free Colorado is Colorado’s domestic violence coalition, working with hundreds of organizations and individuals in local communities across the state to prevent and end relationship violence and support those affected by relationship abuse. This year, NITA teamed up with Violence Free Colorado for a public service program centered around strengthening Expert Witness skills. The […]

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  • Promote justice through effective and ethical advocacy.
  • Train and mentor lawyers to be competent and ethical advocates in pursuit of justice.
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