The Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys is dedicated to the improvement of the trial practice, and preservation of the jury system. The Association provides quality continuing legal education and is active in the legislative process insofar as it impacts upon justice in Nebraska. The membership of the Association is open to all lawyers,and law students. The resources of the Association are committed to providing advocacy-related services to members and sponsoring, supporting or opposing legislation as needed to protect rights of citizens to recover for wrongs inflicted upon them and maintaining the integrity of the legal system.
Please join your colleaques at the NATA Celebration, the association's annual black tie optional reception and dinner, on Thursday, October 6 at Happy Hollow Country Club, Omaha. This year we are pleased to honor the recipients of NATA's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Nebraska Justice Award. NATA's Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented posthumously to Robert P. Chaloupka, NATA President 1984-1985, in recognition of his service to the organization and to the entire legal community. The Nebraska Justice Award will be presented to Nebraska Appleseed in recognition of its courage and leadership in preserving the trial by jury system and the rights of Nebraska citiizens. Invitations to the dinner will be sent out mid-August, but reservations can be made now online.
NATA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Fall Seminar "Tools for the Trade: The Essentials of Litigation" will be held on Friday, October 7 at the Embassy Suites Omaha/LaVista Hotel & Conference Center, LaVista. Program chairs Jason Ausman and Kathleen Neary have assembled an outstanding faculty for this popular seminar which features fast paced presentations on strategies and techniques in dealing with modern day trial practice with tips on handling different and difficult areas of litigation, learning new theories on trial advocacy and jury persuasion, and optimizing clients' recovery. Register online or download a brochure.
The annual membership meeting to elect 2016-2017 NATA Officers and Directors will be held following the morning session of the seminar program. Download the 2016 NATA Nominating Committee Report.
The electronic version of the Summmer 2016 Edition of The Praire Barrister is available for members to download.
Written by some of the finest trial lawyers in Nebraska the NATA Civil Litigation Practice Manual contains 25 chapters of practical advice and forms, and will be an invaluable resource for both the novice as well as the experienced litigator. The manual is available on an interactive CD ROM, that is HTML-based and optimized for Windows, Macintosh and most Unix/Linux computers. The limited edition hard copy of the manual has sold out. Order online or download Brochure and Pricing