2019 PLAN Pre-Conference Trial Advocacy Skills Training

On September 18, 2019, PLAN, Inc. will host a trial advocacy skills training prior to the start of the 2019 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Conference on September 19. This interactive training will combine lectures with small group workshop activities utilizing a hypothetical family law case file. Note this training will include a homework assignment.

Materials including an agenda and instructions will be provided in advance of the training. All participants must come prepared to actively participate in the training.

The target training audience for this program is PLAN attorneys with less than five years of practice experience. Experienced attorneys are welcome to attend should space be available. However, priority will be given to our intended audience. The goal of this training is to assist public interest attorneys in honing their trial advocacy skills. 

CLE Credit: This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 7.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.

This training is limited to 20 participants. Additional registrations will be waitlisted. For questions about this program please contact Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith at amarshall-hockensmith@palegalaid.net. For logistical and registration questions please contact Rena Weaver at rweaver@palegalaid.net.

UPDATE: Registration for the trial advocacy skills training is now full. Future registrants will be waitlisted.  Waitlisted registrants will be contacted in the order received should a space become available.

Registration: Registration for PLAN program staff is free. If you are a PLAN staff member who will need hotel accommodations, please indicate your request on the registration form. Your name will be added to our rooming list and the costs, including room, tax, and self-parking will billed to your program.

Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are needed to serve as parties and witnesses in mock trial exercises during this training. Interested persons should contact Arlene Marshall-Hockensmith via email at amarshall-hockensmith@palegalaid.net. Travel expenses, breakfast and lunch will be provided for PLAN program staff members.

Event Details

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Hilton Harrisburg
One North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

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