SARASOTA, Fla. – Thomas D. Shults, a board certified civil trial attorney at the law firm of Kirk-Pinkerton, P.A., recently served on the faculty of the Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Ga.
Modeled after the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s program for teaching trial techniques to attorneys, the Emory Law School program is recognized as one of the nation’s finest programs for teaching trial techniques to law students. During the intensive 7-day program, Shults taught and critiqued student performance of witness examinations, evidentiary objections and opening and closing statements.
Earlier this year, he also served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Program for Practicing Lawyers at Nova Southeastern University School of Law.
Shults practices in the areas of commercial and probate litigation, election law and the Florida Sunshine law. He holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, the highest peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
Shults is the former chairman of the Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee and served on the Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida Bar. An Army veteran, he is a recipient of the Distinguished Community Service Award of the Sarasota County Bar Association for his work with mental health community centers.
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