I remember reading, reading, and more reading in law school. I remember the Socratic method, but the focus being on the casebook method. Fortunately, I also remember what made me a practice ready attorney from the day I graduated and joined Traverse Legal - that was The Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute at MSU Law. It was a rigorous two-year program that taught pre-trial and trial advocacy, not in a typical classroom setting, but rather in a state of the art courtroom. I learned about the practicalities of discovery, actually tried mock cases each semester, and tasted the life of a litigator. My only regret was that there was not more of it in law school. That said, I will forever be thankful to MSU Law for giving me the practical skills necessary to get through those first real depositions, hearings, and trials.