AAJ Education


Trial Advocacy College: Damages with David Ball

October 23, 2014 to October 25, 2014

Event Description:

The right opening statement is your best possible mediation tool.  It provides the ultimate planning tool and guide for crafting your case and keeps you on track from voir dire through closing.  At AAJ Education's Trial Advocacy College: Damages with David Ball, Ph.D., you'll learn how to develop the right kind of opening statement under the guidance of David Ball and a carefully chosen faculty of trial lawyers and consultants.

Registration Fee: $1,595

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Atlanta. This block has closed. A limited number of rooms are available at the group rate, please call 202-965-3500, ext. 8612 to book.

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Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiffs' Cases

November 13, 2014 to November 16, 2014

Event Description:

Focus groups are invaluable tools for exploring key issues in your case before taking it into the courtroom. Register for Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiffs' Cases to benefit from not one, but three focus groups—with extended focus group time spent on your case. And you can bring a second member of your trial team from your firm at no additional cost.

Registration Fee: $6,995 for AAJ members (Includes registration for you and one additional trial team member)

Hotel: Sheraton Nashville Downtown. This room block has closed. AAJ has a limited number of rooms available at the block rate, please call 202-965-3500, ext. 8612 to book.

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Sheraton Downtown Nashville | Nashville, TN

The Next Step Seminar: The Newest Innovations in Case Framing

November 21, 2014 to November 22, 2014

Event Description:

The American Association for Justice’s Next Step Seminar provides the hands-on training you need to make your clients’ stories resonate with jurors in a new and powerful way.

Early Bird Rate: $725 for AAJ members
Standard Rate: $825 for AAJ members after October 24, 2014

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Atlanta. This room block has closed. AAJ has a limited number of rooms available at the block rate, please call 202-965-3500, ext. 8612 to book.

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Hyatt Regency Atlanta | Atlanta, GA

Plaintiff-Only Hot Topics and Trends in Litigation Seminar

December 2, 2014 to December 3, 2014

Event Description:

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.

Price on or before November 4: $595 for AAJ members
Price after November 4: $645 for AAJ members

Housing: Charleston Marriott Downtown. Book online here or call 1-800-228-9290.

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Charleston Marriott | Charleston, SC

Weekend with the Stars

December 12, 2014 to December 13, 2014

Event Description:

Meet and learn from some of the biggest names in trial advocacy and hear from an all-star group of legal legends as they share their insights and secrets for success. 

Registration Fee on or before November 14: $695 for AAJ and NYSTLA members | $895 for nonmembers
Registration Fee after November 14: $795 for AAJ and NYSTLA members | $945 for nonmembers

Hotel: Conrad New York. Book online here or call 212-945-0100.

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Not an AAJ Member? Call 202-965-3500, ext. 8612 to register or download this form.

Conrad New York | New York, NY

Advanced Depositions College

January 16, 2015 to January 19, 2015

Event Description:

Strengthen your deposition skills with top-notch AAJ faculty in New Orleans at AAJ's Advanced Depositions College. This program provides the strategies and techniques to enhance the performance of even the most experienced plaintiff trial lawyer at the deposition table.

Registration Fee on or before December 12, 2014: $1,855
Registration Fee after December 12, 2014: $1,995

Hotel: Westin Canal Place, call 504-566-7006 to book. 

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Westin New Orleans Canal Place | New Orleans, LA

ATLA's Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course: The Art of Persuasion

March 14, 2015 to March 18, 2015

Event Description:

Using more than 20 years of ATLA/AAJ research, ATLA's Ultimate is the national gold standard of trial advocacy programs. This rigorous five-day program delivers the ultimate strategies for jury selection, voir dire, trial psychology, and courtroom communications, and includes a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops led by a faculty of seasoned trial lawyers with nationally recognized trial consultants and communications experts.

Registration Fee on or before February 6, 2014: $1,995
Registration Fee after February 6, 2014: $2,195

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Harvard Law School | Cambridge, MA