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Discovery Masters Class: Overcoming Obstructive Discovery Seminar

November 21, 2019 to November 22, 2019 | AAJ Headquarters | Washington, DC

This 2-day seminar is designed to cover critical areas of discovery in which plaintiff attorneys often struggle: dealing with deposition obstruction, crafting motions, exchanging information, and keeping your discovery focused on the case you are trying to develop. The seasoned faculty will go beyond the basics and share how they personally navigate discovery with real-world case examples. Plus, take home a copy of Mark Kosieradzki’s newest book, Deposition Obstruction: Breaking Through, included with your registration. Join us in Washington, DC, to network with faculty and learn how to break down obstructions to discovery.

Registration Fees:$995 for AAJ Members 

Online registration for this program has closed. To register, please call AAJ Education at 800-622-1791 or visit the onsite registration desk at AAJ Headquarters.

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Class Action Seminar

December 5, 2019 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

This year’s Class Action Seminar brings together leading practitioners, including Elizabeth Cabraser, Mark P. Chalos, Paul J. Geller, Stephen J. Herman, and Annika Martin to discuss the latest issues so you can develop case strategies and build your practice. Don’t miss your chance to join colleagues in New York for an unparalleled opportunity to connect and learn from like-minded advocates from across the country.  

Registration Fees: $695 for AAJ Members 

Members of AAJ's Class Action Litigation Group save $100 on registration! Use promo code 50CLS at checkout or call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of these special savings. 

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Weekend with the Stars Seminar: Stars Aren't Born. They're Made.

December 6, 2019 to December 7, 2019 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

Stars aren’t born. They’re made. 

Our trial lawyer legends learned from the giants of the profession. They’ve taken those lessons, tinkered, and tested them at trial—to make them their own. Now they share the “why and how” behind their successes so that you can learn and apply techniques to achieve even greater results for your clients. Strategy combines with storytelling in a fast-paced, rotating-topic, two-day seminar (covering everything from case narratives to voir dire to marketing and technology!) You’ll be energized by the intensity, passion, and depth of knowledge of the diverse roster of speakers.

Registration Fees: $995 for AAJ and NYSTLA Members | $1195 for Nonmembers​ 

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Complimentary Member Benefit Webinar: Media Training and Message Crafting

December 9, 2019 | Online | 3:00 - 4:00pm

Join AAJ Education for a complimentary membership webinar focused on media training, dealing with the press, and crafting your best message. AAJ’s Communication’s team including Peter Knudsen, Carly Moore Sfregola, and Jason Snyder will teach you how to construct your most impactful message, tips for press interviews, and strategies for social media messaging.

Registration for this webinar is complimentary for the first 300 AAJ Members to register. 

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Ethically Navigating Today's Online Social Networks

December 12, 2019 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

From advising your clients about social media to handling negative reviews on Yelp and Google, online social networks can be an ethical minefield for new and experienced attorneys alike. Explore ethical considerations in today’s fast-paced, interconnected, digital landscape. Ethics credits available!

Registration Fees: $99 for AAJ Members and nonmember plaintiff lawyers | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Advanced Depositions College

January 17, 2020 to January 20, 2020 | Le Meridien Hotel | New Orleans, LA

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 Fees:
AAJ Members: $2,395

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Marketing & Management Seminar

February 7, 2020 | Hilton New Orleans Riverside Center | New Orleans, LA

The program will focus on business planning basics, stretching marketing dollars, marketing mistakes to avoid, using social media to build practice, updates to the model rules, and the latest in search engine optimization. Agenda and Faculty Coming Soon!

Registration Fee: $299 for AAJ Members attending in person or via livestream

*Please note: This seminar is open to AAJ members (Regular, Life, Sustaining, President’s Club, and Leaders Forum). AAJ Paralegal Affiliates or Marketing staff may attend this seminar if they are employed by an AAJ plaintiff attorney (Regular, Life, Sustaining, President’s Club, and Leaders Forum) with the same firm address who is sponsoring their attendance.

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Electronic Fetal Monitoring Seminar

April 2, 2020 to April 3, 2020 | Loews Royal Pacific | Orlando, FL

The Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Birth Injury Cases Seminar presented by the American Association for Justice® (AAJ®), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®), and co-presented with AAJ’s Birth Trauma Litigation group, will teach you the science behind the medicine of electronic fetal monitoring in birth injury cases. Designed for plaintiff lawyers with cases involving management decisions based on fetal monitoring strips, this seminar offers a step-by-step guide to understanding the science behind fetal monitoring strips and the impact they have on your cases.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before February 6, 2020: $995
AAJ Members after February 6, 2020: $1095

Members of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Use promo code EFM50 at checkout or call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of these special savings. 

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Jazz Fest Seminar: Winning Your Case Before Trial

April 23, 2020 to April 24, 2020 | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel | New Orleans, LA

AAJ Education’s Annual Jazz Fest Seminar is back and better than ever! Teaming up with the Trucking Litigation Group and the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway, and Premises Liability Section, this program will provide you with the best techniques and information to win your trial before it even begins. Agenda coming soon.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before February 27: $825
AAJ Members after February 27: $875

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