Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy Program

Farzana Nazir-Mohammed with Dina Abaa-Ogley and JoAnne Richardson.

Attorneys attached to the Trinidad and Tobago Legal Aid and Advisory Authority (LAAA) are attending a three-day workshop from January 26-28 to enhance their trial advocacy skills at the Hilton Hotel, Port of Spain.

The program is funded by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs through the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). The expert facilitators from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) include Doris Cheng, Director, Michael and JoAnne Roake, Cynthia Goode Works and Judge Teri Jackson.

Delivering remarks at the opening were Dina Abaa-Ogley, Director of INL at the U.S. Embassy; JoAnne Richardson of the NSCS; Israel Khan, S.C. Director of LAAA; Farzana Nazir-Mohammed of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Cheng.