The Legal Advocate

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Monthly Theme: Bias Part 1

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A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Minimizing Bias By Karen Hester, CEO of Center for Legal Inclusiveness There’s a lot of talk about bias these days and unfortunately, it seems to be just that … talk. Many people have an idea about what it is and most just don’t know what to do. This blog post […]

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Effective Discovery: Techniques and Strategies That Work

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Authors and Professors Peter Hoffman and Stuart Israel provide an informative text that takes litigators through the stages of discovery in their latest book, Effective Discovery: Techniques and Strategies That Work. This book is a companion to NITA’s best-selling, The Effective Deposition. Together, the two volumes provide and in-depth guide to discovery in all its forms. This comprehensive […]

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Fields v. Hoyt

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Author and Judge Andrew P. Rodovich presents readers with a quick case file, perfect for time-limited classes and programs with his latest, Fields v. Hoyt. In this case file, Homer Hoyt took his son Robert to see the Boston Braves play the Chicago Cubs back in 1935. Robert had recently broken his arm and was in […]

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ABA Children’s Immigration Law Academy NITA Public Service Program

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This year, NITA joined forces with the Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA), which is an expert legal resource center created by the American Bar Association (ABA) for a public service trial skills program, August 2-4 in Houston. There were over 70 participants in this program which ranged from a large number of Texas non-profit attorneys […]

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Asked and Answered—Judge Matt Williams

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NITA faculty member Judge Matt Williams has what you might call a larger-than-life personality. He’s a judge on the Washington State Superior Court bench and a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. He’s extensively traveled the world—Africa, Central Asia, South America, the Middle East, and all over the United States—with NITA to teach trial advocacy […]

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NITA’s team of practicing lawyers, professors and judges from around the nation dedicates its efforts to the training and development of skilled and ethical legal advocates to improve the adversarial justice system. NITA's Goals are to:
  • Promote justice through effective and ethical advocacy.
  • Train and mentor lawyers to be competent and ethical advocates in pursuit of justice.
  • Develop and teach trial advocacy skills to support and promote the effective and fair administration of justice.
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