Continuing Legal Education | The American Association For Justice

Continuing Legal Education

AAJ’s education programs are more than CLE. We offer cutting-edge legal training taught by the best trial lawyers in the country. Engage with litigation leaders at seminars, practice advanced trial advocacy techniques at colleges, and test your case with pre-screened focus groups. 


Upcoming Education Programs

Build your network

Classroom learning is only part of the winning equation. Our programs offer the opportunity to build a national network of like-minded trial lawyers. The majority of AAJ Education's programs are open only to AAJ members and provide a secure, confidential environment.

Learn by doing

AAJ Education is dedicated to enhancing the practice of plaintiff law, one trial lawyer at a time. Our trial skills colleges give you the opportunity to practice advanced techniques in a constructive learning environment.

A year’s worth of CLE credits

AAJ provides two opportunities—the Annual and Winter Conventions—to gain a national perspective on trial advocacy and enhance your legal knowledge on substantive topics. At both conventions, there is the potential to earn up to a year's worth of CLE, including ethics credits, in just four days.

Learn without leaving your desk

When your schedule doesn't allow time to travel to a college or seminar, take advantage of webinars on emerging topics in litigation or view our recorded seminars and convention programs in high-quality audio and video.

Share your knowledge

Interested in contributing your words of wisdom to a particular legal topic or trial skill? AAJ is always looking for new speakers for the many Education programs it holds throughout the year.

Upcoming Education Programs

March 31, 2020

Implementing a new financial strategy during these uncertain times may be one of the best decisions to make right now. AAJ Education has brought together legal finance industry leaders, including an expert on the SBA loan program, to explain recent COVID-19 relief legislation on small business loans, law firm financing options, and financial planning to help you weather this storm. 

Due to high demand, this webinar has reach capacity. A complimentary download of the recording will be available to all AAJ Members at 5:30 pm ET on Tuesday, March 31 at www.justice.org/memberwebinars

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April 2, 2020 to April 3, 2020

POSTPONED: This program is postponed due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We are monitoring the changing developments and will provide updated information when available. 

Only AAJ gives you access to top trial lawyers from various fields. At our Total Immersion Electronic Fetal Monitoring and Birth Injury Seminar, faculty including renowned birth injury attorney Dov Apfel, will give you in-depth insight on fetal heart rate, brain damage, and using science in your case.​

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before February 6, 2020: $995
AAJ Members after February 6, 2020: $1,095

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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April 3, 2020

Only AAJ gives you access to top trial lawyers from various fields. At our primer webinar covering the basics of electronic fetal monitoring strips, hear from Dov Apfel, Seth Cardeli, and Kim Martel on basic fetal heart terminology, examples, and the pathophysiology. 

Registration Fees: $159 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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April 8, 2020

The client intake process sets the tone for how new and potential clients view your staff, your office, and you. Hear from a trained survivor advocate on ways you can tailor your practice and your lcient intake process with an awareness and understanding of trauma survivors.

Registration Fees: $129 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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April 14, 2020

The legal landscape is rapidly changing, and defense counsel are seeking out new, innovative tactics to obstruct discovery in the COVID-19 climate. What are the defense attorneys' duties to respond to discovery requests, produce witnesses, and keep cases moving forward during the coronavirus pandemic? How can trial lawyers eliminate obstructive depositions with Rule 30(b)(6)? Find out all of this and more with Mark Kosieradzki and Carma Henson.

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

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