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AAJ is proud to offer books and multimedia materials designed to meet the professional interests of plaintiff lawyers. 

The Advanced Deposition Strategy and Practice DVD by AAJ members Phillip Miller and Paul Scoptur covers all the essentials to taking exceptional depositions from case strategy and planning to deposing a defense medical examiner. To learn more about this DVD and to order please click here.

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AAJ has partnered with Trial Guides and West/Thomson Reuters to publish books and multimedia material for plaintiff lawyers under the AAJ Press line. Our line of AAJ Press products by AAJ members will help make you the most successful lawyer you can be by educating you on compelling case presentations, winning trial themes, and the most effective methods of dealing with problematic defense tactics. Our products are authored by the best of the best, and many draw on AAJ’s rich archive of papers, audio, and video.

AAJ and Trial Guides Educational Offerings

To learn more about the many AAJ and Trial Guides educational offerings available at a savings to AAJ members, visit our AAJ and Trial Guides page (login required).

  • For non-AAJ members, to learn more about the AAJ and Trial Guides publications and multimedia materials, visit http://www.trialguides.com/.
 
Advanced Depositions Strategies and Practice
Phillip H. Miller & Paul J. Scoptur
A successful deposition is the direct result of thoughtful planning and preparation. In Advanced Depositions Strategy and Practice, Miller and Scoptur reveal proven tactics for how to elicit the information you need to support your case theory and craft a cohesive, convincing trial theme
Recovering for Psychological Injuries
William A. Barton
While the book was originally known for its use in psychological injury cases, readers soon learned it had a much broader appeal for its wise advice on case preparation and dealing with experts.
Final Arguments
Philip H. Corboy
Final argument is your time to empower your jurors to return the verdict you want. You will learn how to skillfully integrate the evidence you provided to the jury during direct and cross-examination debunk the defense’s arguments, and hammer home your case theme.
Moe Levine on Advocacy II
Moe Levine
Moe Levine has been called “the Shakespeare of trial advocacy.” His methods of trying cases serve as a foundation for many of today’s finest plaintiff’s lawyers. One of the most important trial lawyers of the twentieth century, Levine tried thousands of jury trials in multiple states.
Essays on Advocacy
Theodore I. Koskoff
Never afraid to take risks, Koskoff made a name for himself defending the disadvantaged against big business. In Essays on Advocacy, he offers his proven techniques to help you refine your strategies and win.
The Summation
CD & DVD Add to Cart
Moe Levine
Only two videos of the great Moe Levine are known to survive. This one, never publicly available, has been secretly handed around by the nation’s leading trial lawyers.
The Lost Recordings, Vol. I
Moe Levine
These lectures have never been heard before. Trial Guides digitally restored the reel-toreel tapes to create the greatest set of Moe Levine audio recordings ever offered, in the best sound quality possible.
The Lost Recordings, Vol. II
Moe Levine
These lectures have never been heard before. Trial Guides digitally restored the reel-toreel tapes to create the greatest set of Moe Levine audio recordings ever offered, in the best sound quality possible.
Commanding the Courtroom (DVD)
Gregory S. Cusimano & James B. Lees, Jr.
A five-part series featuring AAJ trial masters Greg Cusimano and Jim Lees who share the secrets of running focus groups, developing litigation strategies, and successfully implementing those strategies to achieve winning verdicts.
Commanding the Courtroom (CD)
Gregory S. Cusimano & James B. Lees, Jr.
A five-part series featuring AAJ trial masters Greg Cusimano and Jim Lees who share the secrets of running focus groups, developing litigation strategies, and successfully implementing those strategies to achieve winning verdicts.
Masterworks (DVD)
Koskoff, Lambert, Lewis, Levine, Preiser,
Barton Conlin
For the first time on DVD, Trial Guides brings you Masterworks, a collection of five of the finest trial lawyers of the 20th century. Hosted by Roxanne Barton Conlin, first female president of AAJ.
Masterworks (CD)
Koskoff, Lambert, Lewis, Levine, Preiser,
Barton Conlin
For the first time on DVD, Trial Guides brings you Masterworks, a collection of five of the finest trial lawyers of the 20th century. Hosted by Roxanne Barton Conlin, first female president of AAJ.
CD Set $185/Member Price $166.50

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AAJ and West Educational Offerings 

Deposition Notebook, 4th

A convenient central storage system for discovery plan and discovery data that then serves as a standardized retrieval system.

Book (Full Set): $336.00

Litigating Premises Security Cases

This publication provides a guide to representing injured persons in cases involving inadequate security on premises, including sample litigation forms.

Book (Full Set): $265.00

Litigating Tort Cases

This set, written by 100 leading plaintiff’s attorneys, provides expert strategies for dealing with all areas of tort practice.

Book: $1,003.00

Litigating Major Automobile Injury and Death Cases, 2012-2013 ed.

Provides clear guidance on representing major automobile injury and death cases, and strategies for winning damage awards with the least expenditure of effort.

Book (Full Set): $184.00

Litigating Brain Injuries

Cowritten by a leading attorney and neuropsychiatrist, this work provides the legal and medical tools to handle brain injury cases.

Book (Full Set): $269.00

Litigating Mass Tort Cases

This sep-by-step guide details the legal underpinnings of mass tort law, both substantive and procedural, while providing how-to guidance.

Book (Full Set): $299.00

Annotated Opening Statements

This book from AAJ Press offers insight into strategies, preparations, and practices used to develop winning opening statements.

Book (Full Set): $45.00

Litigating Minor Impact Soft Tissue Cases, 2012-2013 ed.

This guide provides plaintiff’s attorneys with legal and medical guidance on handling minor impact soft tissue cases.

Book: $315.00

Crashworthiness Litigation, 2d

Complete guide to products liability crashworthiness litigation. Expert advice on connecting your client’s injuries to flawed vehicle design.

Book (Full Set): $183.00

Trial Notebook, 6th

Helps you effectively manage your case through trial and to understand, analyze, and monitor all stages of a lawsuit, including client interviews, case research and settlement negotiations.

Book (Full Set): $336.00

Negotiating and Settling Tort Cases, 2013 ed.

A comprehensive guide to effective settlement techniques in the context of personal injury litigation.

Book (Full Set): $180.00

Courtroom Persuasion: Winning with Art, Drama and Science, 2 ed.

A master litigator and former AAJ president explains how to use the dramatic techniques of courtroom persuasion to formulate a cohesive, winning trial strategy.

Book (Full Set): $231.00

Neurolaw: Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Current medical information, litigation techniques, and legal analysis for brain and spinal cord injuries.

Book (Full Set): $231.00

Litigating Nursing Home Abuse Cases

This product provides the tools needed to win the complex nursing home case, including sample forms.

Book (Full Set): $269.00

Blue’s Guide to Jury Selection

Designed to help you select the best possible jury for your trial. It familiarizes you with relevant issues and provides detailed, practical instructions and aids.

Book (Full Set): $312.00

Litigating Truck Accident Cases, 2012-2013 ed.

Provides a detailed road map to success in cases involving personal injury, death, and/or damages caused by trucks or commercial trailers.

Book (Full Set): $264.00

Components of a Trial: Final Arguments

This guide from AAJ Press (formerly ATLA Press) discusses effective final arguments, including how to avoid common pitfalls, handle mistakes, clarify a complex case, and make the most of judicial instructions. Summations are included from three of the author’s cases: Block v. General Signal Corp., Cortes v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc., and Procaccini v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.

Book (Full Set): $34.00

Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, 2013 ed.

This one-volume practice guide with forms covers the many causes of action subsumed under the term “business torts.” The book explains the law for each cause of action and how to practice in each area for maximum effect. It provides the forms needed to handle a case, sample jury instructions, pleadings, and forms of discovery

Book: $172.00


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