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Center Director

Barbara S. Barron

Professor of Skills, Director of the Trial Techniques Program, Director of Student Advocacy Programs and Faculty Advisor to the Moot Court Board

Professor Barron is currently the director of Hofstra Law’s trial techniques program and the Law School’s director of student advocacy programs. In addition, she serves as co-director of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy’s (NITA) Basic Skills Northeast Regional Program. She has taught in various trial and pre-trial deposition skills courses as part of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s “in-house” private programs.

Most recently, she expanded her advocacy teaching to lawyers in other countries. Professor Barron has developed and conducted and/or taught trial advocacy skills programs for the American Bar Association’s Central and Eastern European Law Initiative in Turkey and in the Republic of Georgia, and for the government of Bosnia-Herzogovina in Bosnia. Most recently, she taught in Japan’s first trial advocacy skills programs for members of Japan’s criminal defense bar, as well as in Kosovo, where she taught in a trial advocacy program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice.