AAJ Education


Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation Seminar

November 28, 2017 to November 29, 2017 | The Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch | St. Louis, MO

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: $695 for AAJ Members

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Exposing Defense Strategies in Mass Tort Litigation Webinar

December 5, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education and the Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus for insights into the latest tactics being used on the defense side of mass tort litigation. Hear from veterans in their field as they discuss preemption, preventing Daubert, and rules for expert depositions. They will also strategize how to react and tactics for serving the best offensive for your clients.

Co-presented with the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus!

Registration Fees: $99 AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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TBI Seminar Trilogy: Trauma, Technique & Trial (Part I)

December 7, 2017 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

This seminar is the first of a three-part series designed to prepare the plaintiff attorney for a traumatic brain injury case from intake through trial. Part I in the TBI seminar series will focus on the science behind a TBI case. Co-presented by AAJ's Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, this program was designed specifically for TBI plaintiff attorneys, and it will take your knowledge of traumatic brain injuries to the next level.  As a bonus, enjoy beautiful midtown Manhattan during its best time of year!  Make a weekend out of your stay by attending AAJ's signature Weekend with the Stars Seminar on Friday, December 8 – Saturday, December 9; finishing up your holiday shopping on Fifth Avenue; experiencing some of the best restaurants in the world in midtown; ice skating in Rockefeller Center; or catching the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City.

Registration Fees: $695 for AAJ Members

Members of AAJ's Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Use Promo Code: TBINYC50 at checkout in order to receive this discount​.
Extend Your Stay: Save $100 when you attend both the Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar Trilogy: Trauma, Technique & Trial (Part I of III) and Weekend with the Stars!​ Call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this offer.

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Weekend with the Stars Seminar

December 8, 2017 to December 9, 2017 | 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: $995 for AAJ Members | $1195 for nonmembers

Extend Your Stay: Save $100 when you attend both the Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar Trilogy: Trauma, Technique & Trial (Part I of III) and Weekend with the Stars!​ Call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this offer.

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Complimentary Member Benefit Webinar: Attorney Well-being

December 11, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Today’s modern work environment can cause undue stress to ourselves and our families, particularly in the legal profession. Join AAJ Education for an honest discussion of how you can use mindfulness in every part of your case and decreasing stress to improve your focus and performance. We will also focus on managing relationships both at work and at home to help you work, feel, and live better.

This webinar is offered as a complimentary benefit to the first 300 AAJ members to register. Act now to secure your space!

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Slip & Fall Webinar Series IV: Damages and Defenses

December 19, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm

Join AAJ Education for the fourth installment of the Slip & Fall Webinar Series. Our faculty will focus on using experts to combat defenses and how to use causation and the mechanisms of an injury to provide the basis for the damages your client deserves.

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

Members of the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability​ Section save $50 on registration for this webinar. Please use Promo Code: FALLWEB to take advantage of this special offer.

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Advanced Depositions College

January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018 | The Westin New Orleans Canal Place | 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: $2,295

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Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

February 22, 2018 to February 24, 2018 | Fort Lauderdale Marriott North | Fort Lauderdale, FL

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 December 14, 2017: $975 for AAJ Members | $1,225 for nonmembers
After December 14, 2017: $1,095 for AAJ Members | $1,375 for nonmembers

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Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Birth Injury Cases Seminar

March 1, 2018 to March 2, 2018 | Kimpton Hotel Palomar | Philadelphia, PA

Learn the science behind the medicine at AAJ Education’s seminar on 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 December 4, 2017: $1,295
AAJ Members after December 4, 2017: $1,495

Members of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Use discount code TRAUMA50 at checkout to take advantage of this offer. 

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

March 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018 | at Harvard Law School | Cambridge, MA

With the inaugural program held at Harvard University in 1990, ATLA's Ultimate was the first of its kind to train trial lawyers in advanced communication skills and trial strategies. Using more than 20 years of ATLA/AAJ research, ATLA's Ultimate remains the national gold standard of trial advocacy programs. In 2018, the tradition of ATLA's Ultimate continues. The rigorous five-day program delivers the ultimate strategies for jury selection, voir dire, trial psychology, and courtroom communications. It 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. Through hands-on workshops in small groups, you will receive individual attention and critiques of your skills by highly experienced faculty. Your recorded workshops are yours to take home for further study. You will be divided into groups based on factors such as years in practice, experience, and location of your firm, allowing you to work with colleagues of a similar skill and experience level.

Registration Fees: AAJ Members $2,545

Only experienced trial lawyers with five or more jury trials are admitted to this program. To register, please complete the registration form (download HERE) or call 800-622-1791.

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Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases

March 22, 2018 to March 24, 2018 | The Scottsdale Rach at McCormick Resort | Scottsdale, AZ

AAJ Education’s Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases returns, with a comprehensive look at the trucking industry and practical aspects of handling a case from client intake through verdict or settlement. This college includes four interactive, small-group workshops where you can work on an active case while receiving practical, hands-on instruction from faculty. Panel discussions, lectures, and demonstrations round out a program designed to immerse you in learning the trial skills you’ll need to successfully manage your clients’ trucking cases. Co-sponsored with AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group, AAJ’s Litigating Truck Collision Cases is a must-attend for any plaintiff attorney handling trucking litigation.

Registration Fees: 
AAJ Members on or before December 21, 2017: $1,895
AAJ Members after December 21, 2017: $1,995

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Mastering the Medicine Seminar: Ireland Edition

May 15, 2018 to May 17, 2018 | Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa | Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland

Master the medicine in Ireland! AAJ Education's Mastering the Medicine Seminar is headed to the Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa, which is located just outside of Dublin. This two-day CLE program is designed to prepare you for your next medical negligence case through a mix of lectures, question and answer sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities. You will hear from board-certified medical professionals from both sides of the pond as well as some of the best medical negligence attorneys in the world. Make the most of this opportunity by extending your stay to explore the iconic green hills of the Ireland countryside, tour St. Patrick's Cathedral or the Old Jameson Distillery, play a round of golf, or visit Dublin Castle, and earn CLE credits in the same trip!

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before January 5, 2018: $1,295
AAJ Members after January 5, 2018: $1,395

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