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Education Awards 

AAJ's Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy (ASTA) recognizes AAJ attorney Members who have successfully completed a rigorous legal curriculum that provides well-rounded legal training and is essential to practice development.


2013 New Inductees:

William P. Lightfoot
R. Deryl Edwards Jr.

AAJ’s Achievement Recognition Program (ARP) recognizes AAJ attorney members who are dedicated to enriching their legal knowledge
through participation in continuing legal education programs. Attorneys are awarded the distinctions of Advocate (30 hours), Fellow (200
hours), and Diplomate (400 hours including attendance at The Ultimate Trial Advocacy College: Art of Persuasion), based on the number of
course hours completed.

2013 New Inductees:

David M. Arbogast
Augustus F. Brown
William H. Goforth
Thomas D. Penfield
Kathleen G. Sumner
C. Dennis Wegner

New inductees are recognized at the Annual Convention. To find out more about the National College of Advocacy’s professional
recognition programs, stop by the AAJ Practice Resource Center in the Exhibit Hall, visit www.justice.org/recognition,
or call 800-622-1791 or 202-965-3500, ext. 8612.


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