The National Tribal Trial College

2018 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.

 

Application Requirements:

  • 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.

Download Application

 

 

Submit Applications by email, mail, or fax to:

 

Southwest Center for Law and Policy

4015 E Paradise Falls Drive, Suite 131

Tucson, AZ 85712

Phone: (520) 623-8192
Fax:  (520) 623-8246 

Email: info@nttconline.org

 

For more detailed information about the 

2018 Tribal Court Legal Advocacy Course 

Please visit:

www.nttconline.org

 
 
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The Southwest Center For Law And Policy is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing legal training and technical assistance to tribal communities and to organizations and agencies serving Native people.

We are the host of the National Tribal Trial College providing free legal training for Attorneys, Judges, Law Enforcement, Advocates and Community Members on:
 

  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stalking
  • Dating/Relationship Violence
  • Firearms Violence
  • Abuse Of Elders
  • Abuse Of Persons With Disabilities
  • Victims' Rights
  • Sex Offender Registration and Notification
  • Forensic Evidence
  • Tribal Court Trial Skills


List of OVW Approved Training Modules

 

For more information about our upcoming free conferences, click here.

 

SWCLAP works with the Office on Violence Against Women to develop and deliver trainings throughout the country. 

 


SWCLAP is the Parent Organization of the:

 

Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations, Services, Training, Access and Resources - SAFESTAR

 

 

National Tribal Trial College

 

The National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault - NICCSA

 

 

 

 


Southwest Center For Law And Policy
4015 E. Paradise Falls Dr.  Suite 131   Tucson, Arizona 85712
Tel: (520) 623-8192 | Fax: (520) 623-8246
info@swclap.org


This project is supported by grant numbers 2008-TA-AX-K013 and 2007-TA-AX-K001 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. Points of view expressed on this website are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the position of the Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. Materials contained on this site as well as links to other sites should not be construed as legal information, legal advice, legal representation, or any form of endorsement or recommendation. All materials within these web pages are copyrighted. (c) Southwest Center For Law And Policy and Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. All rights reserved.