The New York State Bar Association Trial Academy is a five-day trial techniques program that will teach, advance and improve the courtroom skills of young and new lawyers with an emphasis on direct participation.
Next year's program will be held at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York from March 29-April 2, 2015. For more information, please contact Amy Jasiewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the 2015 Trial Academy Preliminary Program.
The Labor and Employment Law Section is offering 1 scholarship. The Labor & Employment Section scholarship will cover the cost of the registration fee (approximately $875.00-$1000.00), which includes Academy materials, continental breakfast each day, NYSBA-sponsored luncheons each year, and welcoming and closing cocktail receptions. Travel, hotel, and other meal accommodations are not included. For more information about discounts and other scholarships, please see page 2 of the attached brochure.
Qualification criteria: Candidate must be a Section member and attorney who practices labor and/or employment law with a demonstrated commitment to trial advocacy within the bar. Candidate must also be admitted to the practice of law less than 10 years regardless of age, or not reached the age of 37 years at the beginning of 2015, whichever event occurs later.
To apply for the Section’s Trial Academy Scholarship, please complete the application form and return it to our Section Liaison, Beth Gould at BGOULD@NYSBA.ORG no later than January 10, 2015. Applicants are encouraged to submit application forms as soon as possible.