Celebrity Attorney Mark Geragos Joins National Family Law Trial Institute Faculty, Offering Advanced Cross-Examination Expertise

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The National Family Law Trial Institute in Houston, Texas, today announced celebrity attorney Mark Geragos, will join its faculty in May 2016.  Geragos will teach Advanced Cross-Examination (May 21 - 22, and again onMay 23 - 24, 2016).

The course offering will be limited to eight attendees per class and all other enrollees will be placed on a waitlist for 2017.

Geragos' client list is composed of America's rich and famous.  Career highlights include: 1) King of Pop, Michael Jackson's molestation case, 2) Academy Award-nominated actress Winona Ryder's theft charges, 3) Scott Peterson's death penalty case, and 4) the Susan McDougal Whitewater case. 

In addition, Geragos represented politician Gary Condit, NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield, and Chris Brown when he was charged with assaulting then-girlfriend and award-winning singer Rihanna.   

An Armenian-American criminal defense lawyer, Geragos received his bachelor's degree from Haverford College, double majoring in anthropology and sociology.  He received his Juris Doctor (JD) from Loyola Law School and was admitted to the State Bar in California in 1983.  Geragos is currently the managing partner at The Law Offices of Geragos.  The firm handles criminal defense and civil litigation.

The National Family Law Trial Institute in Houston, Texas offers a unique family law academic learning environment. The institute utilizes sophisticated fact patterns and state of the art technology, along with its time-tested "learn by repetition" teaching format. This methodology offers attendees the litigation skills and techniques that will sharpen their advocacy skills and enhance their family law litigation practice. Students of the institute benefit from the extensive trial experience, scholarship and teaching excellence of the faculty.

Geragos also has a new book, "Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works … and Sometimes Doesn't" published by Avery and is available at Amazon.com.

Of "Mistrial" The Los Angeles Times said:  "[Mark Geragos] is one of those rare lawyers recognizable everywhere."

The Los Angeles Daily Journal said:  "[Geragos] is arguably the hottest defense lawyer of the moment."

David Lat, The Wall Street Journal: "Mistrial is three books in one: a memoir of celebrity lawyers, a primer on how to handle high-profile cases and a diagnosis of the ills of the criminal-justice system.... A win: engaging, enlightening and entertaining."

Jeffrey Toobin, New York Times bestselling author, legal affairs writer for The New Yorker, and senior legal analyst for CNN: "Mistrial is the story of extraordinary careers as the go-to lawyers for the celebrated (or notorious, or both) defendant. Don't miss it!"

Visit www.familylawtrialinstitute.org and www.geragos.com for more information.  


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