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Overcoming New Defense Discovery Obstruction Tactics During COVID-19

April 14, 2020 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

The legal landscape is rapidly changing, and defense counsel are seeking out new, innovative tactics to obstruct discovery in the COVID-19 climate. What are the defense attorneys' duties to respond to discovery requests, produce witnesses, and keep cases moving forward during the coronavirus pandemic? How can trial lawyers eliminate obstructive depositions with Rule 30(b)(6)? Find out all of this and more with Mark Kosieradzki and Carma Henson.

Registration Fees: $99 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

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Settlement Negotiations in a Virtual World, Remote Mediations, and Negotiation Strategies Webinar

April 15, 2020 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET

How we interact with our clients and resolve our cases has swiftly changed over the last few weeks. We are living in a virtual world, and we must adapt accordingly. Join us as we discuss different approaches to negotiations and settlements surrounding the mediation process while shelter-in-place orders are in effect across the country.

Registration Fees: $99 for AAJ Members

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POSTPONED: Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

April 16, 2020 to April 18, 2020 | Atlanta, GA

POSTPONED: This program is postponed due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We are monitoring the changing developments, and we will provide updated information when available. 

Successfully taking and defending depositions are critical skills for every trial lawyer. AAJ’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. You’ll receive individual attention and skill critique in a supportive, responsive environment with colleagues at a similar skill level.

Registration Fees:
$1,095 for AAJ Members on or before February 21, 2020 | $1,295 for Nonmembers on or before February 21, 2020
$1,295 for AAJ Members after February 21, 2020 | $1,495 for Nonmembers after February 21, 2020

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Trial Advocacy College: Depositions Webcast

April 16, 2020 to April 17, 2020 | Online | 11:00 am - 3:15 pm ET

Successfully taking and defending depositions are critical skills for every trial lawyer. AAJ’s Online 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. You’ll receive individual attention and skill critique in a supportive, responsive environment with colleagues at a similar skill level.

Registration Fees: $425 for AAJ Members | $495 for Nonmember Plaintiff Attorneys

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Trucking and Auto Cases Jazz Fest Seminar: Stay Ahead of the Curve

April 23, 2020 to April 24, 2020 | Online | 12:00 pm ET

NOW OFFERED VIA WEBCAST

Get exclusive insight from three former defense attorneys at AAJ’s Jazz Fest Seminar: Stay Ahead of the Curve–Trucking & Auto Cases. Expert faculty will help you with your pre-trial depositions, negotiations, and planning so you’re prepared to take on any trucking or motor vehicle case.

Registration Fees: AAJ Members: $425

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POSTPONED: Brain Science for the Jury: Mastering the Traumatic Brain Damage Trial

May 7, 2020 to May 8, 2020 | Aria Resort & Casino | Las Vegas, NV

POSTPONED: This program is postponed due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We are monitoring the changing developements and will provide updated information when available. 

With a renewed focus on the science behind a TBI case, this year’s program explores the scientific and medical context, diagnosis, and investigation of TBI injuries. Join top trial lawyer colleagues from across the country to share experiences, resources, and tips on how to best approach these challenging and complicated cases.

Registration Fees
AAJ Members on or before March 9, 2020: $945 | AAJ Members after March 9, 2020: $995

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POSTPONED: Navigating Your Toughest Cases: Civil Rights, Criminal Law, and Police Misconduct Workshop

May 7, 2020 to May 8, 2020 | AAJ Headquarters | Washington, DC

POSTPONED: This program is postponed due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We are monitoring the changing developments and will provide updated information when available. 

Everyday you fight for justice, but who fights for you? AAJ’s first civil rights workshop will bring together trial lawyers from around the country for two days of education and networking. Featuring 3 roundtable breakout sessions, this program allows you to troubleshoot issues in your active cases with colleagues. Plus, establish a nationwide network of civil rights lawyers who will have your back on your next big case. 

Registration Fees:

$395 for AAJ Members on or before March 20, 2020 | $545 for Nonmembers on or before March 20, 2020
$445 for AAJ Members after March 20, 2020 | $595 for Nonmembers after March 20, 2020

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POSTPONED: A New Playbook: Discovering What the Long-Term Care Industry Hides in its Electronic Medical, Financial, and Staffing Information

May 14, 2020 to May 16, 2020 | Chicago, IL

POSTPONED: This program is postponed due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We are monitoring the changing developments and will provide updated information when available. 

Learn how to expose data secrets in elder abuse cases, get familiar with the software used by long-term care facilities, and combat common obstruction strategies. AAJ's new nursing home discovery seminar features immersive, interactive, and innovative presentations led by nationally recognized nursing home attorneys and experts well versed in electronically stored information. 

Registration Fees: AAJ Members on or before March 16, 2020: $995 | AAJ Members after March 16, 2020: $1,095

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Electronic Medical Records Seminar: Accessing Data in Personal Injury Cases

May 14, 2020 to May 15, 2020 | Online

NOW OFFERED VIA WEBCAST

Electronic Medical Records can be the key to winning your personal injury case, but they can be difficult to get and to interpret. At this two-day webcast, you will learn how to obtain a complete medical record set, the five federal regulations that every trial attorney must know, and how to use audit trails in trial.

Registration Fees: $345 for AAJ Members on or before April 2, 2020 | $395 for AAJ Members after April 2, 2020

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Emerging Litigation Webinar: Ethylene Oxide

May 20, 2020 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Considering getting involved in the emerging ethylene oxide litigation? Please join the cochairs of AAJ's Ethylene Oxide Litigation Group as they share background information, the liability story, the science, a legislative update, and more!​
 
Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer
 
Ethylene Oxide Litigation Group Members can receive $50 off of registration! Call AAJ Education to take advantage of this special offer.
 

POSTPONED: Legal Writing Workshop

June 1, 2020 to June 2, 2020 | at Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP | New York, NY

POSTPONED: This program is postponed due to concerns regarding COVID-19. We are monitoring the changing developments and will provide updated information when available. 

Keep your reader engaged from beginning to end. At AAJ's Legal Writing Workshop, you’ll learn how to understand and sympathize with your audience, master a unique writing style, craft an appealing narrative, and curate compelling content. Whether you’re a new practitioner or a seasoned attorney, our interactive writing exercises will give you immediate feedback from faculty.

Registration Fees:
$545 for AAJ Members on or before April 20, 2020 | $595 for AAJ Members after April 20, 2020
$745 for Nonmembers on or before April 20, 2020 | $795 for Nonmembers after April 20, 2020

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Case Plus: Focus Groups for Plaintiff Cases

June 25, 2020 to June 28, 2020 | Colorado Springs, CO

AAJ has done all the work for you by screening and recruiting three focus groups specifically for your case – and experienced faculty will analyze the results with you.

Registration Fees: $6,995 for AAJ Members

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