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AAJ’s Annual and Winter Conventions are the largest gathering of top trial lawyers. AAJ® members come together for exceptional education, top networking opportunities, informative meetings, and comradery with their colleagues.

2022 Annual Convention Recap

AAJ's 2022 Annual Convention was held in Seattle, Washington on July 16-19. AAJ members reconnected with colleagues and forged new friendships at Section, Litigation Group, and Caucus events; learned about emerging issues impacting their clients’ rights and the latest in trial advocacy techniques; honored Immediate Past President Navan Ward and the 2022 award winners; and celebrated with AAJ President Tad Thomas, President-Elect Sean Domnick, Vice President Lori Andrus, Secretary Bruce Plaxen, Treasurer John Bey, and Parliamentarian Marion Munley.

See you in Phoenix, AZ, February 3-7, 2023.

2022 Membership AwardsAAJ Officers and Elections

Thank you for your leadership Navan

Navan Ward Jr. served as the 76th president of AAJ. Two highlights from his year as president are the passing of the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act and the launch of AAJ's Pledge to Act, an initiative focused fostering diverse trial lawyers. Navan, thank you for your leadership and dedication!
Save the Date

The next Board of Governors Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7 in Phoenix, Arizona. Register Today

Future Convention Dates and Locations


Winter Convention

February 3-7
Phoenix, AZ 
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa 

The Board of Governors will meet in the afternoon on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

Spring Committee and Board Meetings

April 26-27, 2023

Annual Convention

July 15-18
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown and Residence in Philadelphia



February 10-13
Austin, TX 
JW Marriott Austin 


July 20-23
Nashville, TN
Omni Nashville Hotel

Have a question? We’re here to help!


Urania Brown
Associate Director of Registration and Meetings
800-424-2725, ext. 8613



Shanise Cole
Manager, Business Development
800-424-2725 ext. 2736



Catherine Rodman
Associate Director, Sponsorships


Carson Jones
Convention Education Coordinator


Jennifer Adcock
Membership Coordinator


Section and Litigation Groups

Haley A. Bankson
Section and Litigation Groups Manager

2020-2021 Year in Review

During AAJ's 2021 Annual Convention, AAJ recognized Tobi Millrood for his support and leadership during his year as President of AAJ.

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