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MISSION STATEMENT: The Trial Lawyer's College is dedicated to training and educating lawyers and judges who are
committed to the jury system and to representing and obtaining justice for individuals; the poor, the injured, the forgotten, the voiceless, the defenseless and the damned, and to protecting the rights of such people from corporate and government oppression.
In all of its activities, the Trial Lawyer's College will foster and nourish an open atmosphere of caring for people regardless of their race, age, creed, religion, national origin, physical abilities, gender or sexual orientation.


Latest News

 

> FROM THE TLC BLOG


August 9, 2018 - TLC Grad, Jason Savela Received Verdict of Acquittal for Young Client in Colorado

"My client had told the woman that he had a $3 million policy protecting him in case he did harm or touch somebody inappropriately. The next massage my client gave this woman was when the accusation of penetration came out." Jason Savela is a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Colorado and is the founder of his firm Savela Law Firm. Since he attended the Trial Lawyer’s College 3-Week program in 2010, he has gradually learned to implement the TLC methods in every part of his trial. Read Jason's Story...


July 19, 2018 - Trial Lawyers College Intern Awarded Acquittal in First Case Using TLC Methods

Cheryl Carpenter was Dennis Whittie’s trial skills adjunct professor at Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley School of Law where she quickly became Dennis’ long-standing mentor to law and specifically, the Trial Lawyers College methods. “Cheryl gave me my lowest grade in the class for my cross-examination because I came up very hard on the witness. I said it was the best grade I ever got in law school because it was Cheryl’s way of introducing me to the TLC methods..." Read the rest...

 

 

 

> FROM THE TLC PODCAST


July 26, 2018 - Episode 38: TLC Faculty Daniel Rodriguez on Discovering the Story of the Taft School Shooting

Scott Glovsky talks with Daniel Rodriguez about a case that had a profound impact on him, and something that has been a relevant topic in today’s political conversations, school shootings. Daniel describes how he discovered the story by reversing roles with everyone involved and explains how important it was for him to relay the complete relevant story to the jurors. Listen Here...


June 28, 2018 - Episode 37: TLC Faculty Member Greg Reeves on Being a Trial Lawyer

TLC Faculty Member Greg Reeves talks with Trial Lawyer Talk Host, Scott Glovsky about a capital murder case victory after 5 years of being a trial lawyer. Greg believes trial lawyers can learn a lot from comedians in the way they tell their story in front of an audience and he also explains how he uses tools to find the universal truth in every case. Listen in...

 

 

 

 

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2018 Regionals, Courses, & Colleges Still Open for Registration


 

October

Closing Argument

October 25-28, 2018

Leavenworth, WASHINGTON

 

2019 Regionals, Courses, & Colleges


 

January

Direct Examination

January 18-20, 2019

Monterey Bay, CALIFORNIA

 

 

February

Voir Dire (3 locations)

February 22-24, 2019

Anchorage, ALASKA

New Orleans, LOUISIANA

Santa Fe, NEW MEXICO

March

Voir Dire (3 locations)

March 22-24, 2019

Austin, TEXAS

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

Princeville, Kauai, HAWAII

April

Voir Dire (3 locations)

April 26-28, 2019

Briarcliff Manor, NEW YORK

Chicago, ILLINOIS

Jupiter, FLORIDA

May

Staff Training

May 13-20, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING


Ranch Club Work Weekend

*Ranch Club Members & Spouses

May 25-28, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING

June

TLC Trial Skills Foundations

June 8-14, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING


In Defense of the Damned

*TLC's Criminal Defense Seminar

June 21-29, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING

July

TLC-1 July College

July 8-31, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August

TLC's Graduate-1

*Must be a TLC Graduate

August 6-13, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING


TLC's Graduate-2

*Must be a TLC Graduate

August 19-26, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING

September

TLC-2 September College

September 5-28, 2019

Thunderhead Ranch, Dubois, WYOMING

October

Discover the Story of your Case

October 24-27, 2019

Leavenworth, WASHINGTON