Full-time

Full-time learning is implemented with 2 phases: theory and practice. Attendees can choose between full-time learning and distance learning.

The study process of the theoretical phase is mainly organized in the following format: at first, lessons for 6 weeks then exams for 2 weeks. This format is applied three times within six months. During the exam session, the attendees take exams (checkups) from the lessons that they have completed within previous 6 weeks.

The learning process at the School of Advocates is organized on all workdays (from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 22:00) and on Saturdays (if necessary).

The lessons are organized according to study programs (curriculum) and subject plans (syllabus) and according to approved timetable. The end of each subject course is followed by exams.

The School of Advocates is very erudited in the plan of the wide variety of professionals teaching at the School, and particularly: acting advocates, judges, prosecutors, notaries, professioanls having PhD or Doctorate degree in law, as well as other knowledgeable professionals who teach subjects adjacent to law.

Here is the list of the subjects taught at the School:

1. Examination of individual application proceedings in the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia

2. Evidence and evidence proving process in the civil procedure

3. Circumstances excluding criminal offense

4. Fair trial, freedom and personal privacy under the light of ECHR

5. Complaint in civil proceedings (practical suggestions)

6. Legal regulation in corporate relationship

7. Skills on making judicial documents (civil claim and response) 

8. Psychological peculiarities while examining various participants of the trial and boundaries of making an influence

9. Ethics of judges and prosecutors

10. Legal support and practical skills of legal entities

11. Legal writing and analysis

12. Law electronic resources (research)

13. Procedures on discussing choosing restraint (detention) as preventive measure in the Court of First Instance and the appeal of judicial act

14. Ban on discrimination

15. Skills on public awareness (communication)

16. Peculiarities and types of interrogation

17. Legal approaches of the Cassation Court of the Republic of Armenia in regard of criminal norms application

18. Practical suggestions of filing a petition to the ECHR

19. Representation of the disputes arising out of marriage and family relations

20. Representation of labor disputes

21. Representation in arbitrage, international arbitrage. Mediation

22. Representation on invalidity of transactions and disputes regarding the results of the latter

23. Representation of disputes arising out of delict commitment

24. Representation of inheritance relationship

25. Representation of disputes arising out of tax violation

26. Representation on bankruptcy cases

27. Representation in administrative procedure (in court)

28. Representation in administrative proceedings

29. Representation on cases on administrative offense arising out of the use of means of transportation

30. Participation of the advocate in the implementation of investigatory and other legal proceedings

31. Protection on tax crime cases

32. Practical suggestions on disputes arising out of obligations

33. Disputes on Ownership right protection: Housing and land disputes

34. Practical suggestions on making of Cassation and Appeal complaints (criminal cases)

35. Defence of the rights and legal interests of the Injured in the criminal procedure. The representation of the civil plaintiff (claimant) and civil defendant

36. Legal regulation and ethics of advocacy activity

37. Peculiarities of law office management

38. Participation and strategical tricks of the advocate in the court examination phase

39. Implementation of expertise, its types and eligibility of the advocate during the latter

40. Examination on civil case in the court. Advocacy strategy and tactics (civil and administrative cases)

41. Obtaining of evidence in criminal cases: The inadmissibility, relevance and credibility of the evidence

42. Operative-investigative activity, evidence

43․ Practical suggestions on filing a civil claim and an answer to the claim

44. Applying to ECtHR, proceedings and admission criteria

45. Pecularities of examination of military cases