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Depositions Webinar: Strategies to Start Using Now

December 17, 2019 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Bolster your deposition skills by learning key techniques such as boxing-in, exhaustion, bracketing, and responding to evasive witnesses. Plus, maximize damages by planning ahead and using depos at trial or settlement.

Registration Fees: $129 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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E-Discovery Webinar: ESI Protocols, Social Media, and Emerging Personal Devices

January 16, 2020 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Do you wonder what your duties are when it comes to your clients' electronically stored information? What about personal devices and social media? Delve into ESI's unique challenges, including methods and scope of collection and privacy concerns. Get insights from Jennifer Hoekstra, Cochair of AAJ's Electronic Discovery Litigation Group, along with Katherine Charonko and Brian Morrison. 

Registration Fees: $129 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Advanced Depositions College

January 17, 2020 to January 20, 2020 | Le Meridien Hotel | 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: $2,395

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Nursing Home Litigation Webinar: Getting Access to the State Investigator

January 28, 2020 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Accessing the private data acquired by the state investigator could uncover crucial information for your nursing home case; however, the federal government does not want you to get this data. This webinar will break down how investigations occur, what data is available, and the legal and procedural frameworks that will allow you to gather the data.

Registration Fees: $129 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Member observers on the same computer

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Marketing & Management Seminar

February 7, 2020 | Hilton New Orleans Riverside Center | New Orleans, LA

The program will focus on business planning basics, stretching marketing dollars, marketing mistakes to avoid, using social media to build practice, updates to the model rules, and the latest in search engine optimization. Agenda and Faculty Coming Soon!

Registration Fee: $299 for AAJ Members attending in person or via livestream

*Please note: 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.

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Voir Dire Workshop

March 6, 2020 to March 7, 2020 | Huston-Tillotson University and The LINE Hotel | Austin, TX

If you use voir dire, then you have to attend AAJ Education’s Voir Dire Workshop. You’ll learn trial-tested techniques from nationally-recognized faculty and gain hands-on experience from two mock juries.

  • Nationally-recognized faculty to help you effectively conduct voir dire
  • Workshop your case with colleagues and 2 mock juries
  • Learn critical communication and listening skills from leading trial consultants
  • Big data mining: What is it and how can you use it during voir dire?

Registration Fees: 
On or before January 10, 2020: $1,195 for AAJ Members | $1,395 for Nonmembers
After January 10, 2020: $1,295 for AAJ Members | $1,495 for Nonmembers

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Electronic Fetal Monitoring Seminar

April 2, 2020 to April 3, 2020 | Loews Royal Pacific | Orlando, FL

The Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Birth Injury Cases Seminar presented by the American Association for Justice® (AAJ®), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®), and co-presented with AAJ’s Birth Trauma Litigation group, will teach you the science behind the medicine of 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 on or before February 6, 2020: $995
AAJ Members after February 6, 2020: $1095

Members of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Use promo code EFM50 at checkout or call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of these special savings. 

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Jazz Fest Seminar: Winning Your Case Before Trial

April 23, 2020 to April 24, 2020 | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel | New Orleans, LA

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 best techniques and information to win your trial before it even begins. Agenda coming soon.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before February 27: $825
AAJ Members after February 27: $875

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