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Everything You Want to Know About Mass Torts (But Are Too Afraid to Ask) Seminar

July 26, 2019 | San Diego Convention Center | San Diego, CA

The skills and knowledge necessary to approach a mass tort case are not taught in law school, and the complexity of these cases and unique procedural issues provide challenging barriers for attorneys looking to break into the field. Developed by leading mass tort litigators, this seminar will provide a comprehensive view of the critical aspects and nuances of litigating mass tort cases. Arrive in San Diego a day early and start your Annual Convention off with a deeper understanding of mass torts.

Registration Fees: AAJ Members: $395

Can't make it to San Diego? We've got you covered! Participate via live video stream. Enter code LIVESD at checkout.

Bundle Discount: Register for AAJ’s 2019 Annual Convention and add on the Mass Torts Seminar for only $150! Discount available through AAJ Convention Registration or call AAJ's Meetings and Conventions Department at 800-424-2725, ext. 8613 to take advantage of this offer.

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Advanced Case Framing Seminar

September 6, 2019 to September 7, 2019 | The Logan Hotel | Philadelphia, PA

Join Mark Mandell, past AAJ President and author of Case FramingTM and the new Advanced Case FramingTM, and experienced trial lawyers for the newest insights and techniques in case framing.  Through the lectures, interactive panels, and a Q&A session, faculty will guide you through this comprehensive, empirically-based model and share how to identify case frames, hone in on the I-Just-Can’t-Get Over issues, and create echoes, plus focus on how to make case framing part of your voir dire strategy.  Leave empowered to put case framing in practice and get results in your cases!

As part of your registration, receive a free copy of Advanced Case Framing!

Registration Fees: On or before August 3, 2019: $945 for AAJ and PAJ Members | $1,145 for nonmembers
After August 3, 2019: $995 for AAJ and PAJ Members | $1,195 for nonmembers

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Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

September 19, 2019 to September 21, 2019 | Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile Suites | Chicago, IL

Taking and defending depositions are critical skills for every trial lawyer.  AAJ Education’s Depositions College combines lectures, demonstrations, and small-group, interactive workshops led by experienced faculty to give you practical, proven techniques that you can apply immediately to your practice. You’ll receive individual attention and skill critique in a supportive, responsive environment with colleagues at a similar skill and practice level.

Registration Fees:
On or before August 9, 2019: $1,095 for AAJ Members | $1,295 for nonmembers
After August 9, 2019: $1,295 for AAJ Members | $1,495 for nonmembers

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Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiff Cases

October 10, 2019 to October 13, 2019 | Renaissance Waterford Oklahoma City Hotel | Oklahoma City, OK

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 Plaintiff Cases takes the guesswork out of conducting your own focus groups.

Registration Fees: AAJ Members: $6,995

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Strategies and Tactics to Beat the Big Bus Operator Webinar

October 16, 2019 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join experienced attorneys Kate Harvey-Lee, Allan Siegel, Morgan Adams and Robert Collins for a discussion on litigating cases against bus carrier companies. Topics will include Commercial Driver’s License Rules, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Industry Standards unique to Buses, as well as special strategies for cases involving Greyhound, Trailways, Jefferson Line and other big bus companies.

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

Members of AAJ's Bus Litigation Group save $50 on this webinar! Enter promo code 50BUS at checkout to take advantage of this special offer. 

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Mastering the Medicine Seminar: Birth Injury and Medical Negligence

October 17, 2019 to October 18, 2019 | The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel | Atlanta, GA

The American Association for Justice® is proud to announce that its Mastering the Medicine: Birth Trauma and Medical Negligence Seminar is back by popular demand. This program is packed with the latest medical developments and most innovative trial techniques you need to fight for your clients harmed as a result of medical negligence. Gain direct access to experienced trial attorneys and prominent medical experts. You will leave with strategies to earn justice for your clients. This can’t-miss seminar will help you understand the medicine involved in your next medical negligence case.

Registration Fees: $845 for AAJ Members on or before August 15, 2019 | $895 for AAJ Members after August 15, 2019

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Specialized Depositions College: Trucking

October 24, 2019 to October 26, 2019 | AAJ Headquarters | Washington, DC

Whether you’re a beginner in the field or are a veteran of trucking deposition, our Specialized Depositions College will help you build the skills you need to stand out from the crowd. This program will feature sessions on deposing safety directors using the FMCSA rules, techniques of exhaustion, boxing-in, and summarization, along with various methods to depose drivers. Learning-by-doing! Practice skills during interactive, small-group workshops, and benefit from personalized feedback and coaching.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before September 5, 2019: $1,345
AAJ Members after September 5, 2019: $1,395

Members of AAJ's Trucking Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Use promo code TRKDEPO at checkout to take advantage of this special offer. 

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Be A Trailblazer! Education Program and Retreat for Women Trial Lawyers

November 4, 2019 to November 6, 2019 | Boulders Resort & Spa | Scottsdale, AZ

You conquer seemingly insurmountable challenges every day. You knock down barriers for yourself, your practice, and your clients. You get the job done. Join other trailblazing women at our unique desert setting to reinvigorate yourself and inspire your practice. Be a part of this intimate networking opportunity and engage in top AAJ continuing legal education with sessions on leadership, communication, marketing, and achieving work-life balance.

Registration Fees: $1,295 for AAJ Members

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Weekend with the Stars Seminar

December 6, 2019 to December 7, 2019 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

Save the date! AAJ's signature winter event will be back in New York City this December. 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 September 13, 2019: $895 for AAJ Members | $1095 for Nonmembers
After September 13, 2019: $995 for AAJ Members | $1195 for Nonmembers​ 

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