Live Seminars

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.


Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute

This seminar offers three full days of engaging presentations and interactive workshops designed to advance your trial skills. Attendees go through the entire trial process from the defense and plaintiff perspective using a case fact pattern. Throughout the three days, attorneys learn alongside their peers and receive mentorship and feedback from Florida's most successful trial lawyers. This seminar is worth one jury trial for Civil Trial Certification and 25 Hours of General CLE Credit. 

Gaylord Palms, Orlando, FL
Aug. 4 - 6, 2016

Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute

This seminar offers three full days of engaging presentations and interactive workshops designed to advance your trial skills. Attendees go through the entire trial process from the defense and plaintiff perspective using a case fact pattern. Throughout the three days, attorneys learn alongside their peers and receive mentorship and feedback from Florida's most successful trial lawyers. This seminar is worth one jury trial for Civil Trial Certification and 25 Hours of General CLE Credit. 

Gaylord Palms, Orlando, FL
Aug. 4 - 6, 2016

FJA John Romano Workhorse Seminar

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. 

2017 Workhorse Seminar

Our most popular audio product is available to purchase! Get all the CLE you need for three years! Earn the following credit from more than 100 high-caliber speakers:
 - 55.5 Hours of General and Civil Trial Certification
 - 6.5 Hours of Ethics Credit
 - 5.0 Hours of Technology Credit
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FJA Annual Convention

This is the summer highlight for Florida's trial lawyers. Recharge your career and your practice with quality CLE seminars and lively social events. This event offers CLE for legal professionals of all levels such as the Advanced Trial Skills Seminar, Young Lawyers Seminar and the Paralegals Seminar. 

Convention is also the place to enjoy the benchmark of a successful year as we celebrate our successes and invite a new legacy of leadership in the year to come. FJA members enjoy inspirational keynote speakers and the pride of profession at the Presidential Luncheon, Annual Dinner and Justice Luncheon.

2017 Annual Convention
The 2017 FJA Annual Convention seminars are now available for purchase! Recharge your career and your practice with high-quality CLE seminars presented by some of the most experiences FJA leaders. This event offers CLE for legal professionals of all levels.
- 57 Hours of General and Civil Trial Certification
- 3 Hours of Ethics Credit
- 1.5 Hours of Technology Credit
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Christian D. Searcy Voir Dire Institute

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. Stay tuned for information on the 2018 Voir Dire Institute!

2017 Christian D. Searcy Voir Dire Institute
The 2017 Christian D. Searcy Voir Dire Institute is now available for purchase! 
- 27 Hours of General CLE
- 1 Hour of Ethics Credit
- 27 Hours of Civil Trial Certification
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Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute

 

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. Stay tuned for information on the 2018 Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute!

2017 Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute
- 26 Hours of General CLE
- 1 Hour of Technology Credit
- 25 Hours of Civil Trial Certification
Anyone who participates in the Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute may have their attendance reviewed by the Civil Trial Certification Committee for one Jury Trial substitute.
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Masters of Justice

This fall convention 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.

2017 Masters of Justice
Products for all four seminars from 2017 Masters of Justice are now available for purchase! Dive in and learn from the masters of your practice area to ensure a thriving practice and successful outcomes for your clients.
- 32 Hours of General and Civil Trial Certification
- 1.5 Hours of Ethics Credit
- 3.5 Hours of Technology Credit
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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 the newest live CLE event, the Learn from the Legends Seminar, the Florida Justice Association will present three trial lawyer "legends" who will share their most valuable trial skills and tactics.

2017 Learn from the Legends Seminar

Products from the first-ever Legends Seminar are available! This year, the featured legends include Chris Searcy, Howard Coker, and Stuart Grossman. These three lawyers are "living legends" and intend to share their most valuable trial secrets.
 - 9 Hours General CLE
 - 1.5 Hours Ethics
 - 9 Hours Civil Trial Certification
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