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Changes in Nursing Home Regulations Webinar

June 28, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education for a review of important changes to the Federal Nursing Home Regulations (the first comprehensive changes since 1991), many of which became effective on November 28, 2016. The presentation will discuss changes to the regulations set for 2017 and 2019, and will also include the impact and potential impact of the new regulations on nursing home cases. 

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

Members of the Nursing Home Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.

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The Value of Fitness Tracker Data Webinar

June 29, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education as we discuss the value of fitness tracker data in supporting physical evidence. Co-presented with the Bicycle Litigation Group! 

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

Members of the Bicycle Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.

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Review of Personal Jurisdiction Ruling in the Supreme Court Webinar

July 11, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Join AAJ Education as we cover recent jurisdiction cases BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell WL 2322834 (2017), BMS v. Superior Court of CA (SCOTUS decision expected late June 2017), and Williams v. Yamaha Motor Co., 2017 WL 1101095 (9th Cir. Mar. 24, 2017).

Registration Fees: $179 for AAJ Members | $179 for Non-member Plaintiff Attorneys | $65 for additional AAJ Members using the same computer

Non-Member Plaintiff Attorneys can register for this webinar! Non-members can register online or by calling AAJ Education at 800-622-1791.

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Rapid Response: Smith & Nephew Hip Replacement Litigation Update Webinar

July 12, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Smith & Nephew® sold tens of thousands of metal-on-metal hip implants between 2006 and 2015. Now those devices are failing at a high rate, especially for women and patients with small joint sizes. Learn more about the latest trends in hip implant litigation, and how to help people injured by these dangerous products.

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

Members of the Smith & Nephew Litigation Group, Products Liability Section, and Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP) save $50 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Robot Cars (But Were Too Afraid to Ask) Webinar

July 13, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Cut through the confusion with a primer on automated vehicles.  Learn how these vehicles will operate and the sorts of litigation we might see involving them. 

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

Wage & Hour Hot Topics Webinar

July 18, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

AAJ Education is teaming up with the Wage & Hour Litigation Group to discuss the latest developments in wage and hour litigation, including employee misclassification, forced arbitration, and class and collective certification. Join us on July 18 to hear how these developments may impact your next case.

Co-presented with the Wage & Hour Litigation Group. Members of the Wage & Hour Litigation Group and the Employment Rights Section receive $50 off registration.

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

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Mass Tort Best Practices Seminar

July 21, 2017 | Hynes Convention Center | Boston, MA

Arrive in Boston a day early and expand your understanding of mass tort litigation. Developed by leaders in the field, this seminar will provide a comprehensive review and analysis of a modern mass tort litigation. Openly discuss litigation strategies, how jurisdictions apply, best techniques for discovery, and more.

Can't make it to Boston? We've got you covered! Participate via live video stream. Additional details coming soon.

Registration Fees: AAJ Members: $495

Convention add-on, separate registration required. Special seminar and convention deal for first time convention attendees barred ten years or less. Register for both the Mass Tort Best Practices Seminar and Convention Saturday Daily Registration for $699. Offer is available for first-time convention attendees barred 10 years or less. For more information or to register, call 800-622-1791.

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Neuropersuasion: Using the Art of Science in the Courtroom Webinar

August 1, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

What’s all the buzz about neuropersuasion? Join us on August 1 to hear how influence at the subconscious level may be impacting your client, judge, jury, and the outcome of your case. This webinar will cover the metaphor and its connection to the subconscious mind, clean language, and how to utilize metaphors and clean language at depositions and trial. 

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

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Data Breach Webinar

August 10, 2017 | Online | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Additional information to follow. Please check back soon!

Co-presented with the Data Breach Litigation Group! 

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

Members of the Data Breach Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer. 

Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

September 13, 2017 to September 15, 2017 | Portland, OR

Depo College has a new agenda! Program begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 13.

Taking and defending depositions are among the most critical skills every trial lawyer needs. This program combines lectures, demonstrations, and small interactive workshops to offer you a special opportunity to increase your deposition skills, led by masters of the techniques. Over the course of three days, top trial lawyers guide you through a variety of deposition techniques and strategies.

Registration Fees:
On or Before August 10: $975 for AAJ Members | $1,225 for nonmembers
After August 10: $1,095 for AAJ Members | $1,375 for nonmembers

Program Details (PDF) | Registration Form (PDF)

Negotiation Skills Workshop for Mediation & Settlement

September 14, 2017 to September 15, 2017 | AAJ Headquarters | Washington, DC

Master the art of negotiation! This cutting-edge program will help you navigate a settlement or mediation with an in-depth discussion on techniques for traditional and modern bargaining, communication methods, different styles and strategies, and more. Learn how to facilitate open communication, prevent common settlement lien issues, and avoid exploitation. This program features a mix of lectures and small group workshops customized by specific areas of practice.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before July 25: $645
AAJ Members after July 25: $695

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An In-Depth Look at Cost Reports Seminar

October 19, 2017 to October 20, 2017 | The Highland Dallas, Curio Collection by Hilton | Dallas, TX

AAJ Education and the Nursing Home Litigation Group are heading to Dallas on October 19-20, 2017. Join us for a primer on cost reports and how using these reports can make all the difference in your next nursing home abuse or neglect case. Learn how cost reports are created, how to read them, and what is important within them. You will be provided written discovery and taught how to use the information in depositions. You will hear from MDS, Nursing, and CPA experts on how to blend testimony to include cost reports so that juries can understand the information. You will leave this seminar with a better understanding of cost reports, and you will be prepared to pursue corporate malfeasance in all of your nursing home cases.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before July 21st: $845
AAJ Members after July 21st: $895

Members of AAJ's Nursing Home Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.

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Day at the Races Seminar: Marketing and Management

November 10, 2017 to November 11, 2017 | Louisville, KY

AAJ’s Annual Marketing & Management Seminar is headed to the races in Louisville, KY, this fall! The program will focus on business planning basics, stretching marketing dollars, marketing mistakes to avoid, using social media to build a practice, and the latest in search engine optimization. Come for the education program, and stay for an afternoon at the famous Churchill Downs racetrack!

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members or KJA plaintiff members on or before July 31: $645
AAJ Members or KJA plaintiff members after July 31: $695

Kentucky Justice Association plaintiff attorney members can attend the Day at the Races Seminar! Call AAJ Education at 800-622-1791 to register. 

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Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar

December 7, 2017 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

This seminar is the first of a three-part series designed to prepare the plaintiff attorney for a traumatic brain injury case from intake through trial. Part I in the TBI seminar series will focus on the science behind a TBI case. Co-presented by AAJ's Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, this program was designed specifically for TBI plaintiff attorneys, and it will take your knowledge of traumatic brain injuries to the next level.  As a bonus, enjoy beautiful midtown Manhattan during its best time of year!  Make a weekend out of your stay by attending AAJ's signature Weekend with the Stars Seminar on Friday, December 8 – Saturday, December 9; finishing up your holiday shopping on Fifth Avenue; experiencing some of the best restaurants in the world in midtown; ice skating in Rockefeller Center; or catching the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City.

Registration Fees: $695 for AAJ Members

Members of AAJ's Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group save $50 on registration! Discount not available online, please call 800-622-1791 to take advantage of this special offer.

Weekend with the Stars Seminar

December 8, 2017 to December 9, 2017 | The Westin New York at Times Square | New York, NY

The American Association for Justice's signature winter event—Weekend with the Stars—is back! 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 August 4: $895 for AAJ Members | $1095 for nonmembers
After August 4: $995 for AAJ Members | $1195 for nonmembers

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Advanced Depositions College

January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018 | Westin Canal Place | 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 on or before September 8: $2,155
AAJ Members after September 8: $2,295

Program Details (PDF) | Registration Form (PDF)

ATLA's Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course: The Art of Persuasion

March 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018 | Harvard Law School | Cambridge, MA

With the inaugural program held at Harvard University in 1990, ATLA's Ultimate was the first of its kind to train trial lawyers in advanced communication skills and trial strategies. Using more than 20 years of ATLA/AAJ research, ATLA's Ultimate remains the national gold standard of trial advocacy programs. In 2018, the tradition of ATLA's Ultimate continues at Harvard University. 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. Through hands-on workshops in small groups, you will receive individual attention and critiques of your skills by highly experienced faculty. Your recorded workshops are yours to take home for further study. 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.

Registration Fees:
AAJ Members on or before September 20, 2017: $2,345
AAJ Members after September 20, 2017: $2,545

Only experienced trial lawyers with five or more jury trials are admitted to this program. To register, please complete the registration form (download HERE) or call 800-622-1791.