The 41st Annual Tim Evans Texas Criminal Trial College will take place at the Sam Houston State University Criminal Justice Center from March 26th to 31st, and McKinney Criminal Defense Attorney Nii-Amaa Ollennu has been selected to attend. The course is sponsored by the Criminal Defense Lawyers Project, which is funded by the Judicial and Court Personnel Training Fund administered by the Court of Criminal Appeals.
Often considered the best trial college in the state, the programs, courses, and demanding exercises are offered to no more than 80 students and legal professionals from around the state. Having a member of our firm selected to participate in this intensive course is a great honor, and Nii Amaa has gratefully accepted this honor to participate and celebrate the annual tradition for attorneys statewide.
Preparation for the college will begin a week prior to March 26th, when participants will be given materials simulating a case file, including police reports and witness statements to prepare for the mock trial exercises. The mock trial truly embodies the essence of a real-world trial by giving the attendees a platform to display their skills and knowledge throughout the trial process, from selecting juries, cross examining witnesses, and making arguments. During his time at the college, Attorney Ollennu’s trial capabilities will not only be supervised, but his video performance will also critiqued by highly respected legal practitioners legal from around the state.
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Established in 1963, the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University is generally considered to be one of the best in the nation for the study and advancement of criminal law. Criminal law is not the only focus of the university; forensics, security measures, and other related specialty fields are studied, as well. The specific scope and extensive education of the programs are hard to find anywhere else. The university offers undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate degrees. The Houston State University’s decision to host the 2017 Texas Trial College further emphasizes the eagerness and persistence in maintaining there position as one of the best legal communities of the country.
If you would like to know more about this event or the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), you can their website here. To learn more about McKinney Criminal Defense Attorney Nii Amaa Ollennu and our law firm, we encourage you to call us to schedule a free consultation with the attorneys who will work tirelessly to protect your rights!