FJA offers some of the finest CLE seminars and audio programs in the country at substantial discounts for members. Seminars cover topics such as collateral sources, auto negligence, insurance, medical malpractice and jury selection. Many programs are for FJA members only. Visit the FJA Calendar
for all CLE programs.
FJA Ski Seminar
The FJA Young Lawyer Section is delighted to invite you, your family, and friends to join your FJA colleagues and FJA business partner sponsors to the FJA Ski Trip and CLE Seminar. The CLE program features a collection of speakers and topics covering a wide range of general law topics and development practices led by some of the best attorneys in Florida, and presented in one of the most beautiful winter destinations in the country. Winter enthusiasts of all ages and skiing abilities are welcome to enjoy the fresh powder of the mountains and fun group activities.
The Workhorse Seminar ensures that you receive the strategies and techniques you need to enhance the work you do every day in civil litigation cases. You’ll be guaranteed to take away valuable information and innovative ideas that can immediately aid you in your efforts to assist your clients in their cases. Whether you have been practicing two years or twenty years, the Workhorse Seminar has something for everyone.
The FJA is proud to present a brand-new seminar covering 30(b)(6) depositions, designed to teach you the process of preparing and trying these depositions on an expert level to ensure you're prepared when you enter the courtroom.
We've invited 30(b)(6)-expert attorney Mark Kosieradzki to share his knowledge on the topic, and each attendee will receive a copy of his book 30(b)(6): Deposing Corporations, Organizations & the Government.
FJA Annual Convention
Whether you've been practicing for 1 year or 10+ years, Convention is the place to be this summer for attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants. Don't miss this opportunity to hone your trial skills, network with fellow FJA members to grow your referral base, and enjoy the summer sun!
Christian D. Searcy Voir Dire Institute
October 19 - 21, 2020 | Orlando
The Voir Dire Institute is an in-depth, interactive, how-to approach to voir dire, giving attendees the opportunity to not only see and learn about various voir dire strategies, but to actually conduct voir dire as part of the program. Invited faculty have collectively tried hundreds of cases to verdict and have extensive experience conducting voir dire in virtually every type of civil and criminal case, and they will share their insight gained from years of practice.
Attendees will learn the law of voir dire, the art and science of communicating with juries, tips and techniques for conducting effective voir dire, rooting out juror bias, and much more. You will be able to practice what you learn by conducting voir dire in breakout sessions, in which you will receive constructive feedback from the faculty members, making this a unique and dynamic seminar that will greatly enhance your trial skills.
Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute
October 21 - 23, 2020 | Orlando
This seminar offers three full days of engaging presentations and interactive workshops designed to advance your trial skills. Throughout the three days, attorneys learn alongside their peers and receive mentorship and feedback from Florida's most successful trial lawyers. Attendees will develop valuable relationships with other personal injury attorneys new to the practice as well as those with decades of experience. Each year, participants rave about the impact this seminar has had on their professional confidence and trial skills.
Masters of Justice
September 23 - 25, 2020 | Sarasota
This fall program offers four specialized seminars on Auto Negligence, Technology, Medical Malpractice, Insurance & Bad Faith. Dive-in and connect with the experts in your practice area and network with the best attorneys in the state to ensure a thriving practice and successful outcomes for your clients.
TBI Med School for Lawyers
Traumatic Brain Injury and Permanent Brain Damage are two of the most commonly missed diagnoses of modern medicine. As medical science has evolved to dispel the common myth of uniform concussion recovery, lawyers must know the current medical science and the phases and markers that distinguish the permanently brain damaged from the healing brain injury. The faculty of Medical School for Lawyers, each a recognized expert and leader in their field, brings you the medical science you need to know to evaluate, advise, and advocate for the brain injured client.
Learn from the Legends Seminar
In the ever-evolving practice of plaintiff’s personal injury, there are few exemplary leaders of the profession who, through their vast trial experience, have the expertise that attorneys from all levels and specializations can learn from. At this end-of-year live CLE event, the Florida Justice Association will present three trial lawyer "legends" who will share their most valuable trial skills and tactics.