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I am requesting approval to attend the Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute, July 18 – 21, 2024, in San Diego, CA.

This educational immersion experience is the only trial academy that trains experienced defense attorneys how to stop Nuclear Verdicts®. With sponsors present, this opportunity provides a safe space to learn how to beat plaintiff’s lawyers’ tactics alongside other seasoned defense attorneys. My attendance at this unique event would further our goal of [INSERT GOAL HERE].

The curriculum consists of interactive workshops, engaging presentations, and small group activities and presentations. Based on the principles set out in the best-selling book, Nuclear Verdicts®: Defending Justice for All, I will learn the psychology behind plaintiff-inflamed juror anger and thedefense methods for:

• Accepting Responsibility
• Personalizing the Corporate Defendant
• Providing a Settlement Number
• Arguing Pain and Suffering
• Defusing Juror Anger
• Overcoming plaintiff’s attorneys’ evolving tactics to fuel juror anger and drive up astronomical damages awards

This experience will provide an opportunity to elevate my skills as a defense lawyer and my personal development to the benefit of our clients and organization. Upon completion, I will earn the Nuclear Verdicts Defender certification, which can be used to help market our team’s capabilities, and earn CLE credit hours. When I return, I will provide a recap with key take-a-ways to immediately apply what I have learned and to share with our team.

This program is one-of-a-kind and committed to changing the defense industry to one that vehemently works to stop Nuclear Verdicts. The cost to attend is outlined below:

• Registration Fee: $10,000
• Travel Expenses: [YOUR TRAVEL ESTIMATE]

A 20% discount is offered off the above registration fee for applicants referred by an insurance carrier. I have been asked by [NAME OF CARRIER] to attend and may use them as a reference to receive this discount. I am committed to being the best trial attorney for [ORGANIZATION NAME] and this investment will help achieve that goal. I appreciate your approval and look forward to learning all I can from the program.