Continuing Legal Education

AAJ’s education programs are more than CLE. We offer cutting-edge legal training taught by the best trial lawyers in the country. Engage with litigation leaders at seminars, practice advanced trial advocacy techniques at colleges, and test your case with pre-screened focus groups. 

Upcoming Programs

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Build your network

Classroom learning is only part of the winning equation. Our programs offer the opportunity to build a national network of like-minded trial lawyers. The majority of AAJ Education's programs are open only to AAJ members and provide a secure, confidential environment.

Learn by doing

AAJ Education is dedicated to enhancing the practice of plaintiff law, one trial lawyer at a time. Our trial skills colleges give you the opportunity to practice advanced techniques in a constructive learning environment.

A year’s worth of CLE credits

AAJ provides two opportunities—the Annual and Winter Conventions—to gain a national perspective on trial advocacy and enhance your legal knowledge on substantive topics. At both conventions, there is the potential to earn up to a year's worth of CLE, including ethics credits, in just four days.

Learn without leaving your desk

When your schedule doesn't allow time to travel to a college or seminar, take advantage of webinars on emerging topics in litigation or view our recorded seminars and convention programs in high-quality audio and video.

Share your knowledge

Interested in contributing your words of wisdom to a particular legal topic or trial skill? AAJ is always looking for new speakers for the many Education programs it holds throughout the year.

Upcoming Education Programs

September 10, 2014 to September 19, 2014
AAJ Education invites you to join your colleagues on a private Silversea Cruise to Italy and the Adriatic, September 10 through 19, 2014. You will earn 7 CLE credits, enjoy numerous opportunities to network with your peers, and visit fascinating cities—all aboard a luxury ship. AAJ Education offers the finest speakers, unparalleled quality, and timely and relevant content. This cruise will be no exception.
September 19, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Taking and defending depositions are among the most critical skills every trial lawyer needs. This program combines lectures, demonstrations, and small interactive workshops to offer you a special opportunity to increase your deposition skills, led by masters of the techniques. Over the course of three days, top trial lawyers guide you through a variety of deposition techniques and strategies.
September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014
AAJ Education's best-selling Winning Medical Negligence Cases with Rules of the Road featuring Patrick Malone returns, with an all-star faculty and new topics to give you the knowledge you need to tackle challenging medical negligence cases.
September 30, 2014 to October 1, 2014
This program is designed to prepare trial lawyers representing plaintiffs in pharmaceuticals and medical device cases for the JPML hearing with the latest case strategies, updates, and networking opportunities.
October 12, 2014 to October 13, 2014
Hear directly from the top-notch lawyers who spearheaded the case that changed the landscape of nursing home litigation in New Jersey as faculty lay out the pre-trial plan, analyze the evidence, experts, and documents used in trial, and discuss its application to other cases.