Ari Telisman serves as the Director of Legal Skills Training for the National Association of Attorneys General. He oversees training programs and resources for the attorney general community on topics including trial advocacy, legal writing, motion practice, depositions, and more. Previously, Mr. Telisman served as senior litigation counsel for the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, an assistant attorney general in Illinois, and a prosecutor in Indiana and Florida. He has tried nearly 100 cases involving a wide variety of crimes, as well as many civil trials. Mr. Telisman serves as a faculty instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is also an adjunct professor, having taught courses on trial advocacy and legal ethics at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Chicago-Kent College of Law. Mr. Telisman received his JD from the Florida State University College of Law and his BS from Carnegie Mellon University.