AAJ's Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy (ASTA) recognizes members who have completed a rigorous curriculum that encompasses the skills and experience determined by the National College of Advocacy and AAJ to be essential to a well-rounded legal training and successful trial practice.

2015 ASTA Winner:

Terrence (Terry) R. Quinn


AAJ’s Achievement Recognition Program (ARP) recognizes members who have developed their professional and practical knowledge of trial skills and substantive law. AAJ Diplomates have attended over 400 hours of qualifying AAJ Education programs, including AAJ Education’s Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course:  Art of Persuasion.

2015 New Inductees:

J. Keith Killian

Paul H. Schietroma

Cynthia S. LaFave​

To find out more about the National College of Advocacy’s professional recognition programs, stop by the AAJ Practice Resource Center in the Exhibit Hall, visit our recognition page, or call 800-622-1791 or 202-965-3500, ext. 8612.