Advanced Trial Advocacy Training Course, Pretoria, South Africa.

The Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) partnered with Justice College, Department of Justice & Constitutional Development of South Africa to conduct an advanced trial advocacy training course from 29 May to 2 June 2017. Steve Marshall, Attorney General of Alabama and Alice Lustre, Deputy Attorney General, Attorney General’s Office, San Francisco, California conducted the training. The Program combined lecture, demonstration, individual practice, and peer learning. The course culminated in a mock trial.
The program included course delegates from around of South Africa – Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga. Participants included prosecutors, legal educators from the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, state law advisors, and advocates.
Romeo Adams, Deputy Director General of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, and Daven Moodley, Acting Head of Justice College attended portions of the course. Markus Green, Assistant General Counsel for Pfizer, gave a brief presentation on day one and spoke about CWAG and its outreach program in Africa. John Edozie, Partner, Madu, Edozie & Madu, New York and Lagos, also attended sessions.