The Indian Legal Clinic
is proud to host:
Tribal Court Trial Skills College
August 13 – 15, 2012
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 

Tribal Court Trial Skills College is a three day workshop geared toward lay and law-trained tribal attorneys and judges, to assist them on improving their trial skills.  Approximately two weeks in advance of the workshop participants will receive access to the “case file” on which the workshop will focus.  The Trial Skills College will include lectures and simulations in the following areas:  opening statements, direct examinations, cross examinations, jury selection and instructions and closing arguments.  Participants will also receive individual feedback and evaluations on their skills from workshop judges.  

There are three options for registration:

1. To register and pay online, click on the tab above and follow the prompts.  Then, email your letter of interest to Naomi White at  If registering online, you DO NOT need to print and complete the registration form.

2. To register and pay by mail, print, complete and submit the Registration Form, along with your letter of interest and check payment to: (PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO ASU FOUNDATION)

Tribal Court Trial Skills College
c/o Indian Legal Clinic
PO Box 877906
Tempe, AZ 85287

3. To request a scholarship, print, complete and submit the Registration Form, along with your letter of interest and scholarship request letter to Naomi White at  The scholarship request must include a statement of any special personal, family or work related circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance and how a scholarship for the Tribal Court Trial Skills College will help you in your job capacity or your overall court performance as an advocate or attorney.  You will be notified of the receipt of your request and whether you have been awarded a scholarship.  Please note that scholarship availability is limited.

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided each day.

For more information, contact Naomi White, Faculty Associate, at 480-965-6204, or 

Tribal Court Trial Skills College is made possible by the
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

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