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Upcoming events

    • 09 Aug 2018
    • 10 Aug 2018
    • Cumberland School of Law

    Online Registration is Open for the 

    2018 ADLA Bibb Allen Memorial Trail Academy


    Approved by the MCLE Commission of Alabama for a maximum of 15 hours credit, including 1 hour of ethics.

    Trial Academy is recommended for attorneys who seek to develop and/or polish basic trial skills. Trial Academy will focus on voir dire, opening statements, direct and cross examination, impeachment tactics, introduction of exhibits, objections, closing arguments, and ethics.

    Those desiring hotel accommodations may stay at the Courtyard Marriott, 500 Shades Creek Parkway, Homewood, AL 35209. A block of 15 rooms has been reserved at a rate of 

    $124 per night plus taxes. Discounted rates are for August 8-10. 

    The room block cut-off date has been extended to July 27. 

    Call 1-800-393-7928 for reservations or 


    Develop Expert Trial Skills

    The annual ADLA Bibb Allen Memorial Trial Academy is an outstanding event for learning and developing trial skills. It allows young attorneys the opportunity to "learn by doing" trial exercises in front of an excellent faculty consisting of experienced defense lawyers and trial judges.

    All Course Materials Included

    The students are provided a set of materials and are asked to develop an opening statement, closing argument, direct examinations, and cross-examinations.

    Get Coached by Trial-Seasoned Faculty

    During the two days of the Academy, there are lectures on almost every aspect of a trial.  Most importantly, at various times throughout the Academy, the students are divided into small groups consisting of faculty and students, where they perform the exercises and are critiqued by the faculty members.

    Valuable Courtroom Training Experience

    With real life courtroom opportunities becoming fewer and farther between, the Trial Academy offers young lawyers the chance to gain much needed experience.

    Trial Academy is held in August of each year.

    • 14 Aug 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Webinar

    Presented by ADLA's Young Lawyers Section

    Tuesday, August 14th 

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm CST

    Free for ADLA Members

    Registration Coming Soon 

    Approved by the MCLE of Alabama for 1 Hour CLE

    Speaker: Jennifer S. Baker, Esq.
     Carr Allison

    Jennifer S. Baker practices in her firm’s Medicare Compliance Group and has extensive knowledge of the federal Medicare Secondary Payer Act. She assists parties in workers’ compensation and personal injury settlements with Medicare Set-asides, conditional payments, Section 111 Reporting issues, and reviews and advises on case-specific settlement language throughout the country. Jennifer also frequently speaks on Medicare compliance issues at seminars and conferences.


    Ms. Baker received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia and Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Cumberland School of Law. While in law school, she served as research and writing editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.

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