The Trial Boom team is made up of highly talented software developers, seasoned trial attorneys, and law school professors. One of our core values is to embrace interdisciplinary collaboration and learning, and we do this by constantly harmonizing the tech and legal worlds to create powerful and entertaining products, like the Trial Boom courtroom simulator.
Meet the veteran trial attorneys and law school professors behind all of the legal content below!
Professor David C. Schott, Chief Legal Education Officer (CLEO)
Attorney, Colorado & Illinois
Since July 2008, David Schott has served as a full-time faculty member, Professor of the Practice, and Director of the Center for Advocacy at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Under his leadership, the Center for Advocacy has risen to be consistently recognized and ranked as one of the Top 12 law school advocacy programs in the United States (per USNWR).
In his capacity on the law school faculty, David has taught Evidence, Advanced Evidence, Trial Advocacy I, II and III courses, serves as the head coach for the law school’s National Trial Team, and has presented at numerous seminars, roundtables, and educational events. David is also the National Evidence Lecturer for Themis Bar Review.
David graduated with Dean’s List Honors from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. David received his Juris Doctorate Degree with Moot Court Honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
David practiced law as a full-time trial attorney from 1990 to 2009 during which time he presented 36 jury trials to verdict. David began his legal career in Cook County, Illinois (Chicago), where David completed a four-year tenure with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. David then served as General Counsel for an international development company, where under David’s litigation management, the company prevailed in its $33 million prosecution of a contract and trademark infringement claims in Federal District Court. In 1997, David immigrated to Denver, Colorado where he opened his law practice. David continues to practice in an Of Counsel capacity to this day. David’s Federal and State Court practice has consisted of civil trial and domestic relations litigation. David has also served as business counsel, operations advisor, Board of Directors advisor, and trial/litigation counsel, to a range of entities.
In 2005, before assuming a full-time faculty position at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2009, David began serving on the Adjunct Faculty of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. David has also served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), the Constitutional Rights Foundation, the National Institute of Legal Education, and has taught management, ethics, and negotiation at the collegiate level. From 1999 to 2008, David served in a volunteer capacity as head coach for the Regis Jesuit and Bear Creek High School Mock Trial Teams.
With a passion for helping youth, in 2004, David established The Providence Foundation of Law & Leadership with the mission of providing scholarship funding to high school students who display an interest in the justice system and dedication to their community. In 2007, David received the Charles B. Dillion Award of Merit for his work in public service. David has also been recognized by Denver’s ABC affiliate, KMGH, as an “Everyday Hero.”
Brad Moloney, Legal Content & Design Consultant
Brad Moloney is a deputy district attorney for the First Judicial District Attorney’s Office of Colorado, where he has litigated thousands of cases and presented dozens of jury trials. Since 2016, Brad has served as a member of the training committee for the Colorado District Attorneys’ Council (CDAC). He frequently provides CLE accredited presentations for CDAC on topics including evidence, objections, voir dire, ethics, mental health defenses, as well as trial strategy and practice.
Since 2012, Brad has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver Sturm College of law, where he teaches in the areas of trial practice and evidence. Additionally, he is a frequent guest speaker at the law school on trial practice and related topics. Since 2013, Brad has served as an adjunct instructor at the Red Rocks Community College, where he provides legal education to law enforcement recruits.
Brad attended law school at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he served as president of the Student Bar Association and was a member of the National Trial Team. He graduated Order of St. Ives in 2008.
Diana Sada, Legal Content & Design Consultant
Attorney, Colorado & Florida
Diana Sada is a trial attorney who works for the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office as a Deputy District Attorney. Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Diana focused exclusively on complex civil litigation including construction defect and eminent domain. She also handled various employment and family law matters during her tenure as a civil practitioner, making her well-versed in multiple areas of the practice of law.
Diana earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Rollins College, a liberal arts school in Winter Park, Florida. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law where she was named the law school’s “Best Advocate” as she earned the Championship in Denver Law’s crown jewel trial advocacy tournament, the Hoffman Cup.
Since the inception of her legal career, Diana has been passionate about trial work and has aggressively pursued that realm of law, both in the civil and criminal worlds. Her passion translated into becoming a mentor and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law when she began teaching Advanced Trial Advocacy and related courses. Diana also co-directed multiple advocacy tournaments where she hosted and taught law students basic and advanced evidence and various trial advocacy related concepts and skills. Her passion towards teaching led her to focus almost exclusively on educating and organizing programs at the law school for a period of time in her career when she also organized multiple CLE events for local practitioners.
Diana is licensed in the States of Colorado and Florida and in the United States District Courts of Colorado, Middle District of Florida, and Southern District of Florida.