Reopening the Vault at the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 5.0 Posted on May 18, 2021 by The National Trial Lawyers On June 2 – 4, 2021, The National Trial Lawyers will present the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 5.0, hosted at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, Texas. This conference, exclusively for plaintiff lawyers, will offer an intensive two-day trial academy led by accomplished trial attorney Mark Lanier. The Lanier Trial Academy will offer pre-conference networking events as well as extensive educational modules focusing on the “Why’s” and “How’s” of what it takes to perfect your practice and be a successful trial attorney. With only 16 days until this year’s event, The National Trial Lawyers and Lanier Law Firm continue to work diligently to ensure that all attendees can network and learn in a fun and safe environment at this year’s Lanier Trial Academy. To kick off the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 5.0, the 5th Annual Lanier Golf Scramble, sponsored by Velawcity, will be held Wednesday at noon. This is a scramble-style golf tournament at the Royal Oaks Club in Houston, TX, where attendees can enjoy an afternoon of friendly competition while networking with fellow plaintiff lawyers from across the country.*Shuttle transportation from the Marriott Marquis Houston will be provided. Attendees of the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 4.0 register for the 4th Annual Golf Scramble at The Woodlands in Houston, TX. Also, on Wednesday at 2:00 PM, attendees will have the opportunity to mingle and explore the 17,000 sq. ft. research library opened by Mark Lanier in October 2010, during the Lanier Theological Library Tour and Lemonade Social, sponsored by Prevail. *Shuttle transportation from the Marriott Marquis Houston will be provided.To end Wednesday’s pre-conference events, Lanier Trial Academy attendees will have the opportunity to safely socialize and enjoy cocktails while connecting with other accomplished and motivated attorneys at the Welcome Reception, sponsored by Broughton Partners at 7:00 PM. Attendees learn from Mark Lanier during one of his educational sessions at the Lanier Trial Academy 4.0. On Thursday and Friday, Mark Lanier will share his experience that has resulted in almost 20 billion dollars in trial results during The “Why” Module and The “How” Modules. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn new trial techniques, strategies and secrets, like non-verbal cues, time management, and how to identify liars. The “Why” Module will be on Thursday from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, focusing on Communication Theory for Trial Work, The Psychology of Persuasion, and the Visual Aspects of Learning. The “How” Modules will be split into three parts: Part 1: Thursday, 1:30 – 5:30 PM – ‘How to get ready for trial,’ ‘How to prepare demonstratives,’ ‘How to execute Voir Dire,’ and ‘How to work through short and long trials.’Part 2: Friday, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – ‘How to conduct the best directs,’ ‘How to execute the killer cross,’ and ‘How to prepare your depositions for trial.Part 3: Friday, 1:30 – 5:00 PM – ‘How to give the winning closing argument,’ ‘How to argue for punities,” and will end with a Q&A session that will cover all issues and any more that arise. Have some extra time while in Houston, TX, for the Lanier Trial Academy? Located in Space City, approximately 25 miles away from our downtown hotel, the Space Center Houston is a must-see if you visit Houston. Explore attractions and exhibits at this top visitor attraction. Do you love art? Take in a day of fine arts at the Houston Theatre District. You’ll find venues like Hobby Center for Performing Arts, Alley Theatre, Jones Hall and Wortham Theater Center, all within walking distance. If you love exotic animals, The Houston Zoo is the place for you. Visit this amazing Zoological Park, with over 900 species that connect communities with animals. If you are committed to strengthening your legal processes and perfecting your practice, then you are going to want to register today for the Lanier Trial Academy. For complete details on each event and session offered at the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 5.0, please view our full agenda.