the national criminal defense college


Cross-Examination workshop: 

Taking You to the NExt Level

For the First Time in Washington, DC

Co-sponsored by the

American University Washington College of Law

Trial Advocacy Program

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Our workshop registration form must be completed.  Tuition is $675.00.  A $75.00 non refundable online deposit can be made to save your spot.  Remaining tuition must be paid no later than October 1, 2018 before you are considered fully registered. 

Checks for payment of tuition may be mailed to 343 Orange Street, Macon, Georgia 31201 payable to the National Criminal Defense College or NCDC.


Hotel accommodations are at the Marriott Courtyard in Chevy Chase, MD which is located 1.5 miles from American University Washington College of Law (the location of all workshop sessions).  Participants can take the Red Metro line or share Ubers, Lyfts, or taxis to get to the law school.  To reserve your hotel room using the following link:  

Book your group rate for WCl National Criminal Defense College 

Our group rate is 129.00 USD  per night plus local and county taxes (totaling approximately $147.00 per night).  The cost of hotel accommodations is NOT covered by your tuition payment.


A materials link will be sent out to all fully registered program participants no later than October 8, 2018 to both of the emails that you provided in the registration form.  Please be sure to check your spam filter if you do not see the materials link by that date.


Please plan to arrive at the American University Washington College of Law on Thursday, November 8, 2018 no later than 3:00pm for registration.  There will be a foundational lecture at 4:00pm on cross examination fundamentals, techniques and structure.  The remainder of the program will take place from 8:30am to 5:30pm on Friday, November 9, 2018 and Saturday, November 10, 2018.

For those who are flying to Washington for the program, there are three main airports in the DC area:

Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) – This is the nearest airport to WCL and it is the only one with its own metro stop. Metro will cost less than $6 to travel from DCA to WCL (Tenleytown Metro stop). Also, you can take an uber or taxi to WCL for $35.00. Supershuttle shared ride is $18.00.

Dulles International Airport (IAD). Taxi to WCL will cost approximately $80.00. Supershuttle shared ride will cost $29.00 per person to WCL.

 Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) – Amtrak travel into Washington, DC’s Union Station is possible and prices range from approximately $11.00-$40.00. Supershuttle shared ride is $37.00 to WCL.


If you have questions, please reach out to our Program Director Bellamy Johnston at 478-746-4151.