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

December 19, 2017

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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January 11, 2018

Join AAJ Education and the Bus Litigation Group for a discussion about school bus safety. Leaders in school bus litigation will teach us the nuts and bolts of litigating a school bus case, important issues for school districts such as driver health and behavior issues, and how to overcome common legal obstacles.

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

Members of the Bus Litigation Group save $50 on registration for this webinar. Please use Promo Code: BUSWEB to take advantage of this special offer.

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January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018

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

The Advanced Depositions College is full and operating on a waitlist. Email or call 800-622-1791 for more information.

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February 22, 2018 to February 24, 2018

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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March 1, 2018 to March 2, 2018

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: $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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