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Think Tank Webinar Series: Persuasion Theory in the Courtroom, featuring Kenneth M. Suggs

July 19, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

AAJ Education’s Think Tank Webinar Series features a different speaker each month to bring you a fresh perspective on case strategy. In July, Ken Suggs will discuss the psychology behind connecting with jurors through the science of persuasion in voir dire, tapping into the unconscious mind, and making metaphors work.

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Products Liability Webinar Series: Crash Avoidance Technology

July 24, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education and the Products Liability Section for an in-depth discussion about the latest in crash avoidance technology. Learn the basics of this technology, the design and performance defects, and the liability to provide crash avoidance in new vehicles.

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

Members of the Product Liability Section save $50 on registration for this webinar. Please use Promo Code CRASH50 at checkout to take advantage of this special offer.

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Patient Sexual Abuse: Lessons Learned from the U.S.A. Gymnastics Case Webinar

July 31, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join the trial lawyers who brought the groundbreaking case and negotiated the settlement against Michigan State University on behalf of members of the U.S.A. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team as they discuss the case against MSU and Dr. Larry Nassar and techniques for handling patient sexual abuse cases. The faculty will also provide an overview of the emerging patient sexual litigation against the University of Southern California and its student health clinic.

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Think Tank Webinar Series: The Neuroscience of Social Decision Making featuring Robyn Wishart

August 7, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

The neuroscience of social decision-making lets us, as lawyers, explore and elicit what people really think and want to tell us. This webinar will introduce you to the concept of clean language and metaphors. Explore how both can be implemented to improve your listening skills and in turn, improve your depositions and direct and cross-examinations.

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Hernia Mesh Litigation Update Webinar

August 8, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education and the leaders of the hernia mesh plaintiff bar to learn about the science behind this these dangerous devices. The webinar will provide an overview of the products and defendants in litigation, as well as tips for case selection, discovery strategies, and how it may impact your cases and clients, and the current status of MDLs and state actions.

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Affordable Care Act in the Post-Obama Era Webinar

August 23, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education and the Professional Negligence Section as they examine the current state of the Affordable Care Act, how it is protecting healthcare access, and what risks it faces in the current political climate.

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

Members of the Professional Negligence Section save $50 on registration for this webinar. Please use Promo Code ACAPROF at checkout to take advantage of this special offer.

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Ethical Marketing Practices Webinar

August 30, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Marketing your law practice has become increasingly important in the 21-century marketplace. Join AAJ Education for an in-depth discussion about best practices in marketing, avoiding pitfalls, and ethically representing yourself and your practice online and in the community.  

ETHICS credits available!

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

September 6, 2018 to September 8, 2018 | The Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Waterfront | Detroit, MI

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.

Registration Fees:
On or before August 3, 2018: $1,095 for AAJ Members | $1,345 for nonmembers
After August 3rd, 2018: $1,195 for AAJ Members | $1,445 for nonmembers

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Emerging Litigation: Zimmer M/L Taper/Kinectiv and VerSys Head Webinar

September 11, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Zimmer sold thousands of hip replacements beginning first with the Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis in (2003) and then with the addition of the dual modular Zimmer M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology (2007). These stems, when paired with the Cobalt Chromium VerSys femoral head, have caused corrosion and fretting of the device leading to injuries in patients. Learn more about the regulatory history of these products and how to help people injured by these dangerous products.

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Think Tank Webinar Series: Judo Law and Car Crashes featuring Gary Johnson

October 4, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

AAJ Education’s Think Tank Webinar Series features a different speaker each month to bring you a fresh perspective on case strategy. In October, Gary Johnson will discuss the importance of identifying and avoiding defense minefields and experts. The webinar will also cover the impact of client credibility, social media presence, and pre-existing conditions that can negatively impact car crash cases. 

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Advanced 30(b)(6) Seminar

November 7, 2018 to November 8, 2018 | AAJ Headquarters | Washington, DC

People often think Rule 30(b)(6) regarding depositions is only relevant in large federal cases, major corporate litigation, or mass tort cases. That’s a big mistake. A 30(b)(6) deposition is a tool that can enable you to efficiently gather information about a corporation’s systems, policies, or practices. On November 7-8, 2018, AAJ Education is delving deep into the rule at the Advanced 30(b)(6) Seminar. Our faculty will go beyond the basics of the 30(b)(6) deposition and will break down this rule to elucidate and apply its components to real-world case examples.

Registration Fees:
$895 for AAJ Members on or before July 13, 2018
$995 for AAJ Members after July 13th, 2018

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Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation Seminar

November 27, 2018 to November 28, 2018 | Downtown Conference Center | New York, NY

At AAJ, we only allow Plaintiff attorneys in our Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation seminars. Without defense attorneys present, our esteemed faculty members can openly discuss trial strategy, techniques, and how to defeat common defenses. Leave with the latest case strategies, and be prepared for the November Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) hearing, plus take advantage of our networking opportunities.

Registration Fee: $795 for AAJ Members

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Weekend with the Stars Seminar

December 7, 2018 to December 8, 2018 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

The American Association for Justice's signature winter event—Weekend with the Stars—is back! Join your colleagues at the exciting Westin New York at Times Square in midtown Manhattan and hear legendary trial attorneys share their experiences and insights gained through hundreds of jury trials. This is your opportunity to get away. Take in a Broadway show, dine in midtown, and shop on Fifth Avenue, as you make the most of your time in New York during the best time of the year.  Prepare for the New Year with a fresh perspective.

Registration Fees:
On or before August 3, 2018: $895 for AAJ Members | $1095 for Nonmembers
After August 3, 2018: $995 for AAJ Members | $1195 for Nonmembers

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Advanced Depositions College

January 18, 2019 to January 21, 2019 | 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 on or before August 31, 2018: $2,295
AAJ Members after August 31, 2018: $2,445

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