• About Us

    The Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition is hosted annually by the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law and…

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  •  Rules

    Twelve teams will be invited to participate in this competition. The Competition will consist of two preliminary rounds of trials, followed by a semifinal…

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  •  Venues

    The Old San Juan Federal Building, named Jose V. Toledo Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse (but referred by most as the old post office), was built in 1914…

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  • Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition

    PRTAC is hosted by the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law and its Trial Advocacy Association, and sponsored by the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal District Court for Puerto Rico and the the Federal Bankruptcy Court for Puerto Rico.

Compete to develop your trial skills!

    • Opening Statements
    • Direct Examinations
    • Cross Examinations
    • Objections
    • Presentation of Evidence
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    • Court Conduct and Ethics
    • Procedures
    • General Advocacy
    • Closing Arguments
    • and much more …
  • Apply to the competition by filling the form

    Applications due on June 1st. Competition from Oct. 29–31 2015.

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  • Advisory Board


    The PRTAC is proud and extremely grateful to have an outstanding and respected group of members of the Bar advising us for the betterment of the competition…

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  • Past Editions


    The Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition (PRTAC) is hosted by the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law and its Trial Advocacy Association…

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  • Contact Us


    Comments? Questions? Please, feel free to contact us to ask us or tell us anything about the competition, the venues, the city, or even the weather… Remember to include your school name.

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