Fluoroquinolone antibiotics (FLQs), including Cipro® and Levaquin®, have been linked to increased incidents of aortic aneurysms and dissections. On December 20, 2018 the FDA updated the safety announcement to recognize the risk of aortic disorders, expanding on the previously recognized risks for permanent damage to tendons, joints, nerves, and central nervous system. Hear from John Restaino, John Dalimonte, and Kim Loutey for a rapid response discussion on the science, important studies, future litigation, and case selection considerations.
Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Member observers on the same computer
This year’s annual Marketing & Management Seminar will give you all the tools you need to run a successful practice. Our faculty, comprised of marketing professionals and tech-savvy trial attorneys, will teach you the latest in SEO trends, the pros and cons of case management software systems, must-have apps for plaintiff attorneys, how to maximize your social media accounts using Instagram, Facebook Live, Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, and more! Plus, schedule a one-on-one consultation with a marketing professional to explore ways to increase your social media presence, cut operating costs, manage your online reputation, or improve your firm’s website. Make the most of your trip to Miami Beach by staying an extra few days and taking advantage of our Winter Convention registration combo package!
Registration Fee: $299 for AAJ Members*
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*This seminar is open to AAJ members (Regular, Life, Sustaining, President’s Club, and Leaders Forum). AAJ Paralegal Affiliates or Marketing staff may attend this seminar if they are employed by an AAJ plaintiff attorney (Regular, Life, Sustaining, President’s Club, and Leaders Forum) with the same firm address who is sponsoring their attendance.
Faculty will dissect common defenses related to brachial plexus injuries and identify best practices for approaching cases involving shoulder dystocia and related injuries. Topics to be addressed during this intensive program include the science behind these injuries, risk factors, maneuvers, the role traction plays in injuries, and informed consent.
$1,395 for AAJ Members on or before January 4, 2019
$1,495 for AAJ Members after January 4, 2019
Members of AAJ's Birth Trauma Litigation Group save $100 on registration! Use promo code BPIDC100 at checkout or call AAJ Education at 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.
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.
$1,095 for AAJ Members
$1,295 for Non-member Plaintiff Attorneys
With the inaugural program held at Harvard University in 1990, ATLA's Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course®: The Art of Persuasion was the first of its kind to train trial lawyers in advanced communication skills and trial strategies. Using more than 25 years of ATLA/AAJ research, ATLA's Ultimate remains the national gold standard of trial advocacy programs. 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. 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. Only experienced trial lawyers with five or more jury trials are admitted to this program.
AAJ Members on or before February 8, 2019: $2,345
AAJ Members after February 8, 2019: $2,545
Designed for both the new and experienced TBI attorney, this seminar will cover the nuts and bolts of TBI litigation from case evaluation to case resolution. Faculty members will include a cavalcade of past chairs of AAJ’s Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group. For the more experienced lawyer, this seminar will provide an opportunity to brush up and focus on the fundamentals, and the experienced speakers will surely convey a new tactic or two. For those new to TBI cases, you will be introduced to the world of traumatic brain injury litigation from the best of the best!
AAJ Members on or before February 22, 2019: $945
AAJ Members after February 22, 2019: $995
Members of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Use promo code TBI50 at checkout or call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of these special savings.
AAJ Education’s Annual Jazz Fest Seminar is back and better than ever! Teaming up with the Trucking Litigation Group and the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway, and Premises Liability Section, this program will provide you with the latest courtroom litigation strategies for representing victims of motor vehicle and truck crashes. A faculty of experienced trial lawyers and consultants will offer advanced tools and tactics to utilize in your next case. Ensure that your client obtains justice by learning from the best at this cutting-edge seminar. Make the most of this opportunity by extending your stay to enjoy the 50th Anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival!
$825 for AAJ Members on or before February 22, 2019
$875 for AAJ Members after February 22, 2019
Members of AAJ's Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section or Trucking Litigation Group save $50 on registration for this seminar. Please use Promo Code: JAZZAAJ to take advantage of this special offer.
Board of Governors & Committee Meetings: May 3-4, 2019
These meetings are not included in the Jazz Fest CLE registration and are for committee and Board of Governors members only.
This year’s Social Security Success! Seminar will guide you through a disability claim from beginning to end. Whether you are new to Social Security disability claims or a seasoned veteran, there is something for everyone at this year’s seminar. Learn ways to diversify your practice, case selection tips for the new era of social security disability denials, and how to brief your case to the Appeals Council.
On or before March 22, 2019: $495 for AAJ Members | $595 for nonmembers
After March 22, 2019: $545 for AAJ Members | $645 for nonmembers
Members of AAJ's Social Security Disability Section save $50 on registration! Use promo code SSD50 at checkout or call AAJ Education at 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.