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Ethical Considerations When Building Your Practice and Client Base Webinar

July 28, 2016 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education and learn how to build a better practice and improve your connection with clients.  Listen as the faculty analyzes the five steps to ensure ethical compliance, common marketing missteps, and emerging technologies like “marketing automation” that push ethical boundaries.  Ethics credit available! 

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members: $179
Additional AAJ Members using the same computer: $65

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Regression Analysis in Antitrust Class Action Litigation Webinar

August 11, 2016 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Regression analysis can make or break class certification in antitrust cases.  Learn about the importance of this statistical tool, how it is used for proof of common impact and damages, and the role expert economists should play in your litigation strategy.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Member: $179
Additional Members using the same computer: $65

Members of the Antitrust Litigation Group save $30 on registration! This discount is not available online, please call AAJ Education at 800-622-1791 to receive the discount.

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Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

September 22, 2016 to September 24, 2016
| Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas Hotel, Spa & Convention Center | Rogers, AR

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 August 18, 2016: $975 for AAJ Members | $1,225 for nonmembers
After August 18, 2016: $1,095 for AAJ Members | $1,375 for nonmembers

Housing: AAJ Education has a limited number of rooms at the Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas Hotel, Spa & Convention Center at a special group rate of $189 per night for single or double occupancy, plus any applicable taxes (currently 13.5%) and fees.  The cut-off date for reservations is Wednesday, August 31 or until the block is sold out.  Accommodations are based on availability. For reservations, please contact the Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas Hotel, Spa & Convention Center at (479) 254-8400 and request the American Association for Justice (AAJ) group rate.  Guests are responsible for following the Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas Hotel, Spa & Convention Center’s cancellation policy to avoid cancellation or early departure fees.  For changes or cancellations to your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.  AAJ is not responsible for charges incurred for late cancellations.

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Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation Seminar

September 27, 2016 to September 28, 2016
| AAJ Headquarters | Washington, DC

At AAJ, we only allow Plaintiff attorneys in our Hot Topics and Trends in 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 Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) hearing, plus take advantage of the networking opportunities.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members: $695

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Building Your Case With Powerful Depositions: Strategic Case Planning

October 14, 2016 to October 15, 2016
| AAJ Headquarters | Washington, DC

Problem deponent? Worried about upcoming depositions? Getting stonewalled? Get help at AAJ Education’s new Building Your Case with Powerful Depositions: Strategic Case Planning, an intense, two-day program for YOUR active case. Bring your case and a second trial team member at no additional cost, and spend two days with highly experience trial lawyers and consultants to map out your depositions strategy, develop your discovery plan, prepare for expert depositions, and craft your case strategy. The help you need, when you need it – Strategic Case Planning

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before September 9: $1,795
AAJ Members after September 9: $1,995

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Trial Advocacy College: Essentials of Civil Litigation

October 27, 2016 to October 29, 2016
| Georgia State University College of Law | Atlanta, GA

Opening statements, direct and cross-examinations, and closing arguments are key trial skills, but are rarely effectively covered in law schools. AAJ Education's Trial Advocacy College: Essentials of Civil Litigation focuses on foundational skills through interactive workshops where faculty provide guidance and instant feedback. Learn the critical skills you'll need to excel throughout your career in this intensive program, where you'll work with experienced trial lawyers and consultants.

Registration Fees:
On or before September 22: $945 for AAJ Members | $1,175 for Nonmembers
After September 22: $995 for AAJ Members | $1,245 for Nonmembers

Housing: AAJ Education has a limited number of rooms at The Ellis Hotel at a special group rate of $179 per night for a king room, plus any applicable taxes and fees.  The cut-off date for reservations is Friday, September 30, 2016 or until the block is sold out.  Accommodations are based on availability. For reservations, please click HERE or contact The Ellis Hotel at (877) 211-2545 and request the American Association for Justice group rate.  Guests are responsible for following The Ellis Hotel’s cancellation policy to avoid cancellation or early departure fees.  For changes or cancellations to your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.  AAJ is not responsible for charges incurred for late cancellations.

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Nursing Home Litigation Fundamentals Seminar

October 28, 2016 to October 29, 2016
| Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza | Santa Fe, NM

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Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before September 23: $845
AAJ Members after September 23: $895

Members of AAJ's Nursing Home Litigation Group save $100 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer. 

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Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiffs' Cases

December 1, 2016 to December 4, 2016
| DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque | Albuquerque, NM

Focus groups are invaluable tools for finding the key issues and weaknesses in your case before taking it into the courtroom – but they can be time-consuming and expensive to run. AAJ Education’s Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiffs’ Cases takes the guesswork out of conducting your own focus groups. At Case Plus, you’ll not only conduct three focus groups, screened and recruited by AAJ staff specifically for your case, you’ll work with an experienced faculty member who will guide you in preparing for your focus groups, asking the right questions, and analyzing the results. And, you’ll get individual instruction in shaping your case presentation using your groups’ feedback. Plus, you can bring an additional member of your trial team at no cost!

Registration:
AAJ Members: $6,995

Housing:  AAJ Education has a limited number of rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque at a special group rate of $139.00 per night for single or double occupancy, plus any applicable taxes (currently 13.19%) and fees.The cut-off date for reservations is Monday, October 31 or until the block is sold out.  Accommodations are based on availability. For reservations, please click HERE or contact the DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque at 1-800-584-5058 and request the American Association for Justice group rate.  Guests are responsible for following the DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque’s cancellation policy to avoid cancellation or early departure fees.  For changes or cancellations to your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.  AAJ is not responsible for charges incurred for late cancellations.

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Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar

December 8, 2016 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

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Registration Fees:
AAJ Members: $695

Members of AAJ's Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.

Housing: AAJ Education has a limited number of rooms at The Westin New York at Times Square at a special group rate of $389 per night for single or double occupancy, plus any applicable taxes and fees. The cut-off date for reservations is Monday, November 7th or until the block is sold out. Accommodations are based on availability. For reservations, please contact The Westin New York at Times Square at 1-888-627-7149 and request the American Association for Justice (AAJ) group rate.  Guests are responsible for following The Westin New York at Times Square’s cancellation policy to avoid cancellation or early departure fees.  For changes or cancellations to your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.  AAJ is not responsible for charges incurred for late cancellations.

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Weekend with the Stars Seminar

December 9, 2016 to December 10, 2016
| The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

The American Association for Justice's signature winter event—Weekend with the Stars—is back! Join your colleagues at the exciting Westin New York at Times Square in midtown Manhattan and hear legendary trial attorneys share their experiences and insights gained through hundreds of jury trials. This is your opportunity to get away. Take in a Broadway show, dine in midtown, and shop on Fifth Avenue, as you make the most of your time in New York during the best time of the year.  Prepare for the New Year with a fresh perspective.

Registration Fees:
On or before November 4: $895 for AAJ Members | $1095 for nonmembers
After November 4: $995 for AAJ Members | $1195 for nonmembers

Housing: AAJ Education has a limited number of rooms at The Westin New York at Times Square at a special group rate of $389 per night for single or double occupancy, plus any applicable taxes and fees. The cut-off date for reservations is Monday, November 7th or until the block is sold out. Accommodations are based on availability. For reservations, please contact The Westin New York at Times Square at 1-888-627-7149 and request the American Association for Justice (AAJ) group rate.  Guests are responsible for following The Westin New York at Times Square’s cancellation policy to avoid cancellation or early departure fees.  For changes or cancellations to your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.  AAJ is not responsible for charges incurred for late cancellations.

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Advanced Depositions College

January 13, 2017 to January 16, 2017
| Westin Canal Place | New Orleans, LA

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 on or before December 9, 2016: $2155
AAJ Members after December 9, 2016: $2295

Housing: AAJ has a room block at the Westin Canal Place at a special discounted rate of $199 per night for single or double occupancy, plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 13%) plus any applicable fees. The deadline for reservations is December 12, 2016, and reservations are subject to availability. For reservations, please book online HERE or contact the Westin at 504-566-7006 and request the American Association for Justice room rate. Guests are responsible for following the Westin Canal Place’s cancellation policy to avoid cancellation or early departure fees. For changes or cancellations to your reservation, please contact the hotel directly. AAJ is not responsible for charges incurred for late cancellations.

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