The National Tribal Trial College
2019 Tribal Court Legal Advocacy Course Information
This FREE Tribal Court Legal Advocacy Certification course is a 6-month program that is comprised of two parts:
Part one (1): 20 weeks of intensive online study and coursework.
*5-10 hour weekly on-line commitment required*
Part two (2): 1 week of in-person, interactive, skill building sessions that take place at The University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, WI.
*45 hour on-site training commitment required*
Topics include: Jurisdiction, Evidence, Witnesses, Restitution, Cross/Direct Examination, Victim Rights, Child Custody, Support, Visitation, Protection Orders, & More.
The application is available to American Indian or Alaska Native who work with Tribal sexual assault or domestic violence programs may benefit greatly from taking part in the National Tribal Trial College Certificate in Tribal Court Legal Advocacy Course.
Priority of admission is for Tribal advocates on Tribal lands, but other individuals who show a connection to SA or DV programs will also be considered.
Successful completion of this course results in a certificate issued jointly by the National Tribal Trial College and the University of Wisconsin Law School. This course has been approved by the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, University of Wisconsin Law School and Southwest Center for Law and Policy.
- Completed application form
- Personal statement detailing the reasons why you want to complete this Certification in Tribal Court Legal Advocacy.
- Personal Résumé or CV
- Signed letter from your Tribal Court clerk or current sitting Tribal Court Judge certifying that you will be allowed to practice in the specified Tribal Court once you complete the Certificate in Tribal Court Legal Advocacy.
Southwest Center for Law and Policy
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Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: (520) 623-8192
Fax: (520) 623-8246
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