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2020 Milton C. Colia Trial Academy (CANCELLED)
March 27 - March 28
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Texas Tech University School of Law
Lanier Conference Center
3311 18th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79409
March 27-28, 2020
Trial Academy Co-Directors Greg Curry, Thompson & Knight LLP in Dallas, and Arlene Matthews, Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam, L.L.P. in Lubbock, have assembled a faculty of experienced attorneys and judges who will be giving their time to teach new attorneys by example and advice. Registrants will have the opportunity to observe and participate in cross and direct examination of experts and opening and closing statements. There will also be ethics presentations and “practical application” presentations by sitting Judges.
Applicants must be TADC members licensed for 6 years or less (exceptions may be made depending on experience). Applicants are chosen on a first come, first served basis. Space is currently limited to 36 applicants; additional applicants will be placed on a stand-by list.
Approved for approximately 14.0 credit hours – a full year’s worth of CLE in one weekend!. Registration fee includes all CLE program and related expenses.
Friday, March 27
7:15 a.m. Breakfast (optional)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Trial Practice/CLE sessions (lunch included)
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Cocktail reception (optional)
Saturday, March 28
7:15 a.m. Breakfast (optional)
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Trial Practice/CLE sessions (lunch included)
Courtroom attire, please.
Registration Fee: $725.00
- Friday, March 27 All day Trial Practice/CLE session, 8AM – 5PM.
- Friday, March 27 Cocktail Reception, 5PM – 6:30PM
- Saturday, March 28 All day Trial Practice/CLE session, 8AM – 4PM
Demonstration of direct and cross examination of Expert Witnesses, opening and closing statements, critique and lectures by faculty, all group meals including breakfast and lunch on Friday & Saturday, and written materials.
The Trial Academy will fill quickly, so register today!
Please Note: The TADC registration fee DOES NOT include hotel accommodations.
TADC has secured a room block with the Overton Hotel for Thursday and Friday evenings. Upon acceptance, registrants will receive a confirmation from the TADC office. IT IS UP TO THE REGISTRANT TO RESERVE A ROOM by calling (806) 776-7000 and asking for the TADC Trial Academy Room Block. The room rate is $139.00 (single or double).
Please Note: If you guarantee your room for late arrival by using your credit card, you will be charged for one night whether you claim your room or not.
The Overton Hotel – Lubbock
2322 Mac Davis Ln., Lubbock, TX 79401
Registration fees will be refunded ONLY if a written cancellation notice is received at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting date (by March 20, 2020), and all Trial Academy materials received by the applicant are returned to the TADC. A $200.00 administrative fee will be deducted from any refund. Any cancellation made after March 20, 2020 will not be refunded. If an accepted applicant cannot attend, his/her firm may substitute another applicant.