Friday, January 22, 2010

AAJ Digital Daily

Colleen Phalen - AAJ Staff
We're looking forward to seeing you in Maui! It's just around the corner. We've instituted something new this year, we'll be sending out a digital daily to all registered attendees in Maui. Each day will note any special events for the day, schedule changes or highlights from the previous day. Look to your PDA each morning for the latest updates from AAJ!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

NEW! Preview the 2010 Maui Winter Convention Reference Materials in Advance

In response to your feedback, we are making the Reference Materials available to attendees in advance of the convention. To print .pdfs of speaker papers for each education program in Maui, click here to visit the Attendee Service Center. (As in previous years, you will receive a CD-ROM of the Reference Materials when you check in at registration.)

Monday, January 4, 2010

AA PAC Town Hall Speakers Announced!

PAC Town Hall
Monday, February 1
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Featured Speakers:
Governor Brian Schweitzer (D-MT)
Congressman Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Please join the AAJ PAC for a town hall discussion with returning speaker Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer and Hawaii's own Congressman Neil Abercrombie.
Open to all regsitered attendees. A complimentary lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Got the Winter Blues?

Are you in a part of the country getting hit by blizzards, cold wind and snow? Does visiting a tropical paradise sound good right now? Sign up today for the AAJ 2010 Winter Convention, save $50 off onsite registration, and get out of the cold!

See the weather for today in Maui below - -

Hourly Forecast more details
6 am
67°F Feels Like 67°F
9 am
72°F Feels Like 72°F
12 pm
79°F Feels Like 81°F
3 pm
81°F Feels Like 83°F
6 pm
76°F Feels Like 79°F
9 pm
70°F Feels Like 70°F

Where will you be January 30–February 3, 2010?

We hope you’ll be joining your colleagues in Maui for the 2010 Winter Convention! It’s an excellent opportunity to network with your colleagues from around the world while taking advantage of continuing legal education with a national perspective.

Did you know?

*Almost 800 people have registered for the AAJ 2010 Winter Convention – 140 more than had registered for the 2009 convention at this time last year

*Over 600 attorneys have registered to be in Maui

*Meetings and events are valuable tools for U.S. businesses. Meetings and events drive business growth by fostering collaboration, idea-sharing and generation

*In a recent survey, Fortune 1000 Chief Marketing Officers said that meetings and events provide the highest return on investment of any marketing channel*

*A new study shows that 87 percent of Americans who have attended an out-of-town meeting or convention for work say it is important to running a strong business*

Don’t miss out – Register for the AAJ 2010 Winter Convention today!

View convention schedules as well as speakers and agendas for education programs

*U.S. Travel Association data

Last chance for early bird savings!

Save $50 when you register by this Friday, December 11!
Register now for the AAJ 2010 Winter Convention

Don’t miss out on the final early bird savings! Register now and join your colleagues in Maui, January 30–February 3, 2010, for a week of networking, continuing legal education, and social and political events. Here’s what is in store for you in Maui:

1. Network with colleagues at Section, Litigation Group, Caucus, and Committee meetings and events

2. Discover the next big idea at the AAJ Exposition, with over 50 companies dedicated to making your practice more successful

3. Gain a national perspective at 10 half-day education programs, plus Litigation at Sunrise, designed for advanced practitioners to better represent their clients.

Advocacy Track themes
*Making the Plaintiff’s Case—From Pleading Through Discovery
*Making the Plaintiff’s Case—Evidence
*Jury Selection and Persuasion
*Negotiation and Settlement and Damages

Specialized Track themes
*Hot Topics in Financial Fraud, Mortgage Fraud, and Consumer Fraud: How Wall Street Conned Main Street, and How the Victims Are Fighting Back
*Medical Negligence and Closed Head Injuries
*Social Networking and Other New Online Tools
*Pharmaceutical Litigation
*Interstate Trucking

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

New Lawyers - - Want FREE CLE in paradise???

Alexa B. D'Amato, Esquire, NLD Chair

Does an escape to Maui in the middle of January seem just like you what you need? Would it help if you could also earn CLE credits, network with other trial attorneys and learn new techniques? AAJ wants to help you make it happen!!!!

Five new lawyers will receive FREE registration to the AAJ 2010 Winter Convention to be held in Maui for those who may not be able to afford the full registration or those who have never considered attending a convention and need that extra push to make it happen.

The dates of the meeting are January 30 – February 3, 2010 in Maui, HI and more information on the convention can be found at The opportunity is open to all NLD members in good standing.

If you are interested, please complete the application at explaining your interest and why you feel you should be awarded the complimentary registration. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 20, 2009. Once your application is received, it will be reviewed by AAJ staff and NLD leadership. Recipients will be announced no later than December 1, 2009.

Through a very generous offer, Mitchell Garrett of the Garrett Law Office, P.C. is offering to cover the airfare for those five recipients.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact AAJ convention staff at

Do not miss out on this amazing opportunity to earn CLE credits, network with attorneys from across the nation and learn techniques to help your practice in coming years!!!!! Thank you for your participation.