2024 Trial Academy

The FDLA is proud to announce the 2024 Trial Academy. The academy is designed for experienced and young lawyers looking to develop their trial skills. The academy features faculty comprised of some of the finest trial attorneys in the state. These seasoned attorneys with hundreds of trials between them will lead you through a weekend of practical skills training incorporating instruction coupled with moot court practice. To be held at Barry University's Dwayne O. Andrea School of Law in Orlando.


Registration is Now Closed

Recommended Hotel:
Embassy Suites Orlando Downtown
191 East Pine Street
Orlando, FL 32801

Click Here to Reserve Your Room at $199/night

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Expected Faculty Include:

Andy Bolin - Bolin Law Group

Bob Bonner - Professor, Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. Formerly of Meier, Bonner, Muszynski, O'Dell & Harvey

Rebecca Leigh Brock - Kubicki Draper

Larry Hall - Hall Schieffelin & Smith, P.A.

Ricardo Luces, ROIG Lawyers

Frank Pierce, III - Dinsmore

John "JR" Richards - Boyd Richards Parker Colonelli

Frank Sato - Luks Santaniello Petrillo Cohen & Peterfriend

Jody Valdes - Weekley Schulte Valdes Murman Tonell

Topics will include:
Jury Selection
Opening and Closing Statements
Direct and Cross Examination
Use of Demonstrative Aids
Admitting Evidence

Friday, April 26 (1:00-5:00)
Saturday, April 27 (9:00-5:00 - Lunch Included)
Sunday, April 28 (9:00-early afternoon - Lunch Included)

Member Registration: $225

Non Member Registration: $275 (Includes 2024 FDLA membership for those who qualify.)


4/26/2024 - 4/28/2024
Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law 6441 E Colonial Dr Orlando, FL 32807
Registration is closed.