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The National Board of Trial Advocacy is excited to announce the first attorneys who have completed all the requirements needed for Truck Accident Law board certification:

Morgan Adams, Truck Wreck Justice, Chattanooga, TN

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NBTA's Houston Chapter is excited to announce its next CLE event. Open to both members and non-members, this 60-minute, SBOT Continuing Legal Education program and social hour will be led by Jim Perdue, Sr., once described as the "king" of Texas medical malpractice lawyers by Forbes magazine.

The event -- set for Sept. 24, from 4:00-6:00 PM -- will be held at Gordon, Arata, McCollam, Duplantis & Egan LLC. McGehee, Chang, Barnes and Landgraf, LP will host the social hour that follows.

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Over the past few months, NBTA members have begun participating in and serving as experts for Your Legal Rights, a radio program and podcast that discusses various legal issues and includes listener participation. From criminal issues such as the death penalty to family and civil law issues, topics run the gamut.

But now, we're making it even easier to listen if you miss the live broadcast. NBTA now has its own archive for all members' Your Legal Rights broadcasts. As of today, nine members have already participated with more to come. 

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Late last month, NBTA brought together members from coast to coast for dinner as well as an annual board meeting. The purpose of the meeting — moving the organization ahead — proved fruitful as NBTA continues to unveil new and exciting benefits and offerings for members.

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The National Board of Trial Advocacy is honored and pleased to announce that it is sponsoring this year's Tournament of Champions, an invitation-only competition that showcases some of the nation's top law students from 16 of the top trial advocacy institutions.

To be held Oct. 29-31, law students will compete in teams of four, and each team will try both sides of a civil case — twice as plaintiffs and twice as defendants. In addition to the opportunity to compete against some of the nation's top law talent, participants also receive the benefit of intensive, one-on-one coaching from top-tier professionals in law school trial advocacy programs.

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