AAJ Education


Slip & Fall Webinar Series IV: Damages and Defenses

December 19, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm

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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School Bus Safety Litigation Webinar

January 11, 2018 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm

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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Advanced Depositions College

January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018 | The Westin New Orleans 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: $2,295

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

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Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

February 22, 2018 to February 24, 2018 | Fort Lauderdale Marriott North | Fort Lauderdale, FL

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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Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Birth Injury Cases Seminar

March 1, 2018 to March 2, 2018 | Kimpton Hotel Palomar | Philadelphia, PA

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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ATLA's Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course: Art of Persuasion®

March 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018 | at Harvard Law School | Cambridge, MA

With the inaugural program held at Harvard University in 1990, ATLA's Ultimate was the first of its kind to train trial lawyers in advanced communication skills and trial strategies. Using more than 20 years of ATLA/AAJ research, ATLA's Ultimate remains the national gold standard of trial advocacy programs. In 2018, the tradition of ATLA's Ultimate continues. The rigorous five-day program delivers the ultimate strategies for jury selection, voir dire, trial psychology, and courtroom communications. It includes a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops led by a faculty of seasoned trial lawyers with nationally recognized trial consultants and communications experts. Through hands-on workshops in small groups, you will receive individual attention and critiques of your skills by highly experienced faculty. Your recorded workshops are yours to take home for further study. You will be divided into groups based on factors such as years in practice, experience, and location of your firm, allowing you to work with colleagues of a similar skill and experience level.

Registration Fees: AAJ Members $2,545

Only experienced trial lawyers with five or more jury trials are admitted to this program. To register, please complete the registration form (download HERE) or call 800-622-1791.

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Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases

March 22, 2018 to March 24, 2018 | The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch | Scottsdale, AZ

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 on or before December 21, 2017: $1,895
AAJ Members after December 21, 2017: $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. 

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Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation Seminar

March 27, 2018 to March 28, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

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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Jazz Fest Seminar

May 3, 2018 to May 4, 2018 | The Roosevelt New Orleans | New Orleans, LA

AAJ Education's Jazz Fest Seminar is back! With an agenda tailored for the motor vehicle attorney, Jazz Fest returns with top-notch education. Learn about the future of the auto practice, hear from seasoned plaintiff attorneys on how to best communicate with juror and use demonstratives, prepared for settlement with negotiation techniques and lien resolution strategies, and much more. Enjoy New Orleans during its best time of year! From local jazz and zydeco to the biggest headliners in rock, pop, and R&B, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival offers something for every taste in music. This seminar is designed for you to make the most out of your time in the Big Easy. Check out www.nojazzfest.com for the latest performer lineup.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before February 6, 2018: $825
AAJ Members after February 6, 2018: $875

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Mastering the Medicine Seminar: Ireland Edition

May 15, 2018 to May 17, 2018 | Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa | Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland

Master the medicine in Ireland! AAJ Education's Mastering the Medicine Seminar is headed to the Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa, which is located just outside of Dublin. This three-day CLE program is designed to prepare you for your next medical negligence case through a mix of lectures, question and answer sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet and learn from some of the leading physicians from outside the U.S., who’ve been published in the world’s medical literature. Make the most of this opportunity by extending your stay to explore the iconic green hills of the Ireland countryside, tour St. Patrick's Cathedral or the Old Jameson Distillery, play a round of golf, or visit Dublin Castle, and earn CLE credits in the same trip!

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before January 5, 2018: $1,295
AAJ Members after January 5, 2018: $1,395

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