MSU College of Law

The Trial Practice Institute at MSU Law welcomes Robert Vaughan

The annual MSU Law Trial Practice Institute Lecture Series, March 23 from 6 to 7 p.m., features attorney and trial advocacy instructor Robert Vaughan. All MSU Law students, alumni and friends are invited to attend Mr. Vaughan’s lecture and the networking reception immediately following his presentation. Both the lecture and reception take place in the Moot Courtroom.Robert Vaughn

Mr. Vaughan is a partner with Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP of Fort Lauderdale, and focuses his practice on general and complex commercial litigation, international dispute resolution and product liability. He will discuss the intricacies of trial in his presentation, "Jury Consultants in Complex Litigation."

Mr. Vaughan is an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) where he has taught trial advocacy in international, national and regional trial advocacy programs for ​over ten years. Mr. Vaughan has also taught with the U.S. DOJ OPDAT program in Pristina, Kosovo and for the US State Department, Center For State Courts in St. Lucia and Jamaica where he served as a consultant teaching trial advocacy skills to experienced advocates and judges. In addition to being a member of both the American and National Bar Associations, Mr. Vaughan is a member of the Caribbean Bar Association and the International Bar Association, Business Law Section. He serves as Vice Chair of the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, and sits on the Florida Bar Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and Caribbean Bar Association Foundation Board.

In 2007 he received the prestigious Presidential Volunteer Service Award for his service to Hands on Miami, a volunteer organization for the elderly, disadvantaged and homeless.

This event is open to all members of the MSU Law community. For more information, contact TPI Director Veronica Valentine McNally (valent29@law.msu.edu).