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

May 31, 2018

Connecting with jurors is one of the most important elements of any trial, and conservative jurors can make all the difference to the success of your case and closure for your clients. Join AAJ Education and the Republican Trial Lawyers Caucus to learn how to identify conservative values, formulate your opening statement and closing argument, conduct voir dire, and present non-economic damages in a way that resonates with jurors and will help you get the results your clients deserve.

Co-presented with the Republican Trial Lawyers Caucus!

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

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June 4, 2018

Help your clients get the damages they deserve by building your case right from the intake. Join experienced faculty as they discuss the importance of case evaluation and identifying causation; using rules and standards to establish the legal burden of proof; and how to work with experts to advocate for damages and confront the defense.

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

Not an AAJ member? Learn more about AAJ member benefits and how you can join today at www.justice.org/membership.

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June 5, 2018

Cost reports can make all the difference in your next nursing home abuse or neglect case. This webinar will teach you how to read cost reports, decipher the important information contained within, and how to use them in your next nursing home deposition or trial.

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

Members of the Nursing Homes Litigation Group save $50 on registration for this webinar. Please use Promo Code NHCOST50 at checkout to take advantage of this special offer.

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June 6, 2018 to June 8, 2018

Strengthen your deposition skills with top-notch faculty in New Orleans at AAJ's first ever depositions college for mass tort attorneys. Developed by leaders in the mass tort field, this 2.5 day college is a mix of lectures, demonstrations, and interactive workshops designed to teach you workable techniques to be put into practice immediately. 

Registration Fees: $2,095 for AAJ Members

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June 12, 2018

AAJ Education’s Think Tank Webinar Series features a different speaker each month to bring you a fresh perspective on case strategy. Amy Gallaher Hall will discuss the fundamentals of visual strategy and how to adapt your exhibits to how jurors learn. 

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

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