The National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute
Center for Legal Advocacy and Faculty Development
As part of its growth strategy, NAGTRI is consolidating and expanding its long-standing efforts and excellence in the field of legal skills training and has created the NAGTRI Center for Legal Advocacy and Faculty Development (CLAFD). In creating CLAFD, NAAG is emphasizing its commitment to offering the most current and innovative legal training to attorneys general and their staffs.
CLAFD's goal is to provide innovative, legal skills training to members of the attorney general community in areas such as legal writing, civil and criminal pre-trial, trial, and appellate advocacy, agency practice, and other lawyering skills. The Center will continue to meet NAGTRI's needs for multi-level, targeted skills develoment and is structured to respond to the evolving needs of attorneys general offices. The Center oversees NAGTRI faculty across all initiatives and centers and will work to increase faculty size and scope through dedicated and strategic recruiting.