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 20, 2018

Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR are type 2 diabetes drugs manufactured and sold by Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP. A 2014 FDA study showed that patients taking Onglyza had a higher risk of heart failure and possibly death. Join AAJ Education to hear the latest on this litigation and how to best advocate for your clients.

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

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

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March 21, 2018

Millennial attorneys bring unique skills and knowledge to law office management—especially in areas like trial technology, social media, and digital marketing.  Join Part I of the New Lawyers Division Millennial Series for guidance on how to leverage these strengths, stand out from other younger attorneys, and start adding value to a firm immediately.  

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

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March 22, 2018 to March 24, 2018

AAJ Education’s Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases returns, with a comprehensive look at the trucking industry and practical aspects of handling a case from client intake through verdict or settlement. This college includes four interactive, small-group workshops where you can work on an active case while receiving practical, hands-on instruction from faculty. Panel discussions, lectures, and demonstrations round out a program designed to immerse you in learning the trial skills you’ll need to successfully manage your clients’ trucking cases. Co-presented with AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group, AAJ’s Litigating Truck Collision Cases is a must-attend for any plaintiff attorney handling trucking litigation.

Registration Fees:  AAJ Members: $1,995

Members of the Trucking Litigation Group save $100 on registration! Use promo code TRUCKAZ at checkout or call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of these special savings. 

The Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases is currently full and operating on a waitlist. Please email or call 800-622-1791 to add your name to the waitlist. 

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March 27, 2018

Join nationally renowned trial attorney and cross-examination expert, Patrick Malone, for an in-depth webinar on the best practices of cross-examination. Mr. Malone will cover everything from his preparation routine and methods for controlling the difficult witness, to boxing in the witness and using Rules effectively. 

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

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March 28, 2018

At AAJ, we only allow Plaintiff attorneys in our Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation seminars. Without defense attorneys present, our esteemed faculty members can openly discuss trial strategy, techniques, and how to defeat common defenses. Leave with the latest case strategies, and be prepared for the March Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) hearing, plus take advantage of our networking opportunities.

Registration Fee: $795 for AAJ Members

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