Reading Microexpressions of Emotion for Attorneys Seminar

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Reading Microexpressions of Emotion for Attorneys Seminar 

Program Information



Registration Fees:
Regular AAJ Members Fee: $2,195

CLE: 14 credits

Cancellation Policy

For more information or assistance, please call 800.622.1791, or 202.965.3500, ex.8612.

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June 10, 2011 - June 11, 2011
AAJ Headquarters
Washington, DC

Pre-registration is now closed.  However, you may still register on-site. Space is limited. For more information, please contact the AAJ Education department at 800.622.1791 or 202.965.3500, extension 8612. 

AAJ Education is offering Reading Microexpressions of Emotion for Attorneys Seminar, a one-of-a-kind program designed to give you the competitive edge. Learn from one of the world’s experts on microexpressions, Dr. Matsumoto, who has trained thousands of national security personnel. You’ll learn how to read microexpressions and use this special skill in your practice.

What are microexpressions?

Microexpressions last for only a fraction of a second. Everyone has microexpressions. They are involuntary, crosscultural, and cross-gender. They can’t be faked. Through science and extensive research, what is barely detectable to the eye can reveal someone’s true emotions. Not what they want you to think, but what they really know and feel.

How can reading microexpressions improve your practice?

Consider how you could use knowing what someone really thinks and feels to your advantage:

    •    Assessing a potential client              
•    Reading your client’s emotions 
•    Gathering information from experts and other witnesses in depositions
•    Rapport building with jurors, clients, and witnesses

Reading microexpressions will expose the truth. Using this skill will elevate your effectiveness and success as a trial lawyer.

What past participants have said about this program:

“This was a groundbreaking program.”
—Chris O’Brien, Buffalo, NY, AAJ Member since 1994

“The topic is the cutting edge of psychology and trial work.”
—Matthew Powell, Tampa, FL, AAJ Member since 1988

“I attended this program to help me understand people better: to understand what their triggers are, to uncover their hidden agendas, to result in better communication and establish more trust in mediation.”
—Carissa Chappellet, St. Helena, CA, AAJ Member since 2009

Registration is limited and is exclusively  for AAJ plaintiff members (Regular, Life, Sustaining, President's Club, and Leaders Forum).

Your Registration Includes
• Approximately 14 hours of continuing legal education and NCA credits, which can be applied toward AAJ’s professional recognition programs
• Personalized critiques
• Comprehensive reference materials
• Complimentary daily continental breakfast and coffee


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Call us. We'll provide you with names and phone numbers of previous attendees of AAJ Education programs who will be pleased to answer your questions. Or, if you prefer to speak with a course advisor or faculty member, we will arrange that as well. Call 800.622.1791 or 202.965.3500, extension 8612.


AAJ suggests the following properties in Washington, DC:

Renaissance Hotel‎ 
Hotel Monaco 
Hampton Inn - Convention Center‎
Grand Hyatt
Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington DC/Downtown

If for unforeseen reasons this program is canceled, AAJ cannot be financially responsible for airline tickets, and hotel visits.

Special Assistance

AAJ Education will make every effort to ensure that its meetings are held in facilities that are fully accessible to persons with mobility disabilities. If you plan to attend our program and need special facilities or assistance relating to a disability, please call 800.622.1791 or 202.965.3500, ext. 8612.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that all cancellations for our programs must be submitted in writing. Cancellations received by June 3, 2011 will result in a refund less a 10% administrative charge. Cancellations received June 4-9, 2011 will result in a voucher for the entire registration fee which may be applied toward any AAJ Education college or seminar held within one calendar year of the date of issue. Requests for refunds or vouchers received after June 9, 2011 will not be honored. Fax or email your cancellation to the registrar at 202.625.7084 or


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