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“The Academy is one of those programs that will prepare you for your entire career as a litigator. From the individual attention to the in-depth education to the tips you’ll use for years to come, the North Central Region Trial Academy is a program you won’t want to miss.”

Need to enhance your skills as a litigator? Searching for a good trial advocacy seminar? If so, be sure to register today for the 2014 North Central Region Trial Academy! The academy is the only in-depth trial tactics seminar in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin designed by defense attorneys for defense attorneys.

Academy students will be immersed in the preparation and execution of a successful trial, learning everything from the way to work through motions

in limine and jury instructions, and how to successfully present opening statements, direct and cross-examinations, and closing statements, to the way to incorporate e-discovery into trial preparation.

Who: Lawyers with limited trial experience (Lawyers are grouped according to their level of courtroom experience. Whether you’ve had 10-plus trials or none at all, the North Central Region Trial Academy is right for you.)

What: North Central Region Trial Academy (The only trial tactics program in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin designed for defense counsel.)

Where: Radisson at Star Plaza, Merrillville, Indiana (Just 40 miles from the Chicago Loop!)

When: Thursday, Sept. 11 – Saturday, Sept. 13 (Cocktails & networking are on Thursday evening, then we get down to business on Friday and Saturday!)

Why: Because the North Central Region Trial Academy offers personal attention, a rigorous schedule and an absolutely exceptional education in trial advocacy! (Don’t wait. Space is limited for this program. Register today at www.dtci.org by clicking “Events.”)•

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