Masters of Trial Law

Recognizes and honors trial lawyers committed to excellence in trial advocacy and a lifetime of learning.

Professional Recognition

The Masters of Trial Law program honors AAJ Members who have shown dedication to their clients and commitment to the civil justice system through a rigorous curriculum of trial skills and legal specialty courses. Members are awarded for their dedication, commitment, and enthusiasm to pursue legal education throughout their career.

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Levels of Distinction


Reach the highest level of honor for completing a rigorous curriculum of seminars, colleges, conventions, and webinars.


Go above and beyond! Diplomates have attended over 400 hours of NCA credit, including ATLA’s Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course.


Set yourself apart from the crowd by completing over 200 hours of CLE credit with AAJ Education.

Champion and Diplomate Awardees

These accomplished members have reached the highest levels of the Masters of Trial Law program through their lasting commitment to continuing legal education and the National College of Advocacy.

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AAJ members and experts are invited to submit topic ideas for AAJ Education’s continuing legal education programs. Applications are accepted to speak at Winter and Annual Conventions, Trial Advocacy Colleges, Specialized Seminars, and Webinars.

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