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Sponsoring activities of interest and value to young lawyers in Michigan; coordinating activities of the various local young lawyer groups in Michigan; cooperating with, and as an integral part of, the State Bar of Michigan; cooperating with the various local bar associations in the State of Michigan, and the American Bar Association, including its Young Lawyers Division, in the promotion of their programs.

19th Annual National Trial Advocacy Competition


This fall the Young Lawyers Section will host the 19th Annual National Trial Advocacy Competition (NTAC). We are excited and look forward to another amazing year! This competition is designed for teams of four participants, made up of two advocates and two witnesses. Participants will have an opportunity to perfect their courtroom advocacy skills before judges and practitioners.

The competition will be held November 2–4, at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, in Detroit. This year the preliminary rounds will be held on November 2 and 3, and the semi-final and final round will be held on November 4.

Acceptance

  • Selected teams will be notified by e-mail on August 13.
  • Teams must accept invitations by August 17.
  • The registration fee of $600.00 for selected teams that accept are due by August 24. Further details concerning payment will follow when teams are notified of their acceptance.
  • Registration fee payment: online or by mail form PDF


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