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.
17th Annual National Trial Advocacy Competition
This fall, for the second time, the Young Lawyers Section of the
State Bar of Michigan hosts the 17th Annual National Trial Advocacy
Competition (NTAC). Consistently drawing some of the best law school
teams from across the country, we are looking forward to another great
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
The competition will be held November 4-6, 2016, at the Ingham County
Courthouse in Lansing, Michigan. This year the preliminary rounds will
be held on Friday, November 4 and on Saturday, November 5. The
semi-final and final round will be held on Sunday, November 6.