Litigation Skills Training Program

The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center will conduct the 21st annual training on Effective Advocacy under the Fair Housing Laws, a skills training program for attorneys who litigate fair housing cases, from January 24–26, 2013.

The program focuses on the practical skills an attorney needs to proceed in a contested hearing or trial in a fair housing case. Particularemphasis is placed on trial advocacy techniques used in the direct and cross examination of witnesses, opening statements, and closing arguments.

The program is open on a first-come, first-serve basis to 36 attorneys who want to learn more about how to litigate a fair housing case. All potential participants must register by Monday, December 17, 2012, either by fax to 312.427.9438 or by mail. If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact the Fair Housing Legal Support Center at 312.987.2397.