CORT Basic Lawyers Skills Training (BLST)


The Committee on Regional Training (CORT) is sponsoring an IN-PERSON Basic Lawyer Skills Training (BLST) for new legal services attorneys. BLST is the first in CORT's curriculum of skills trainings for legal services attorneys. This training is aimed at those with less than 18 months experience and its focus is the practical day-to-day skills of lawyering in the context of legal services work. Law graduates are welcome to attend. A case problem will be used to teach basic elements of interviewing, motion practice, discovery, negotiations and trial preparation. The training involves a combination of large group lectures, small group meetings and individual exercises. Attendees will also be required to prepare for exercises on their own time in the evenings during the training.

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Registration Deadline: 10/6/2023

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Basic Lawyer Skills Training

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