Below are frequently asked questions for AAJ’s Annual Convention 2019. If your question is not found below, please contact us at or call us at 1-800-424-2725, ext. 8613.

The American Association for Justice’s 2019 Annual Convention will be held in San Diego, California at the San Diego Convention Center.

Registration is in Ballrooms B-D of the San Diego Convention Center. The registration hours are as follows:

Friday, July 26 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday, July 27 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, July 28 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Monday, July 29 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, July 30 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
The Exhibit Hall is in Ballrooms B-D of the San Diego Convention Center. The Exhibit Hall Hours are as follows:

Friday, July 26-----------2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 27--------8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, July 28----------8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday, July 29---------8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Attending an AAJ Convention is an exclusive benefit provided only to the following AAJ member types and their guest: Regular, Sustaining, President’s Club, Life, Paralegal Affiliates, Government, Military, Retired, Law Students, Law Graduates, and Law Professors. Judges as well a State and Provincial Trial Lawyers Association Directors and their Staff are welcome.

For information on joining AAJ, please call 800-424-2725 or 202-965-3500, ext. 8611, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm ET, or join online at Join AAJ.

Housing is available for AAJ members attending the convention. To register for housing, please Click Here.

Upon check-in, you will receive a packet that includes the CLE Forms and instructions on filing them out. Please return the completed forms to the AAJ Booth before you leave the Convention. If you do not get a chance to do so, please email or fax them to AAJ.

The app for the Convention will be available for download approximately one week prior to convention. You will receive an email prior, containing the download instructions along with your login and password to access the app.

You have until June 19, 2019 to register by phone or fax, but you can register throughout the convention online until July 30, 2019.

AAJ is continuously looking for new, energetic speakers to share their knowledge and skills with the AAJ community. More information on serving as a CLE speaker can be found online at

Yes, you can transfer your registration. The person must be a member of AAJ and an eligible member type to attend convention. Please email and be sure to include the new registrants name and contact information.

All Cancellations must be submitted in writing to AAJ at CONVENTIONCANCELLATION@JUSTICE.ORG.
Cancellations received by May 10, 2019 will be subject to a 10% cancellation fee. Cancellations received between May 11 and June 14, 2019, will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. After June 14, 2019, requests for refunds will not be honored or transferrable to future conventions. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.

AAJ will not cancel your hotel reservation, you must do that directly with OnPeak at AAJ@ONPEAKEVENTS.COM. After the housing cut-off, you will need to contact the hotel.

Childcare services will be provided at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel during AAJ scheduled meetings and Events. Parents will coordinate directly with Tots on the Spot for their child care needs. Please click here for more details.

The dress code for the Annual Convention is Business Attire for AAJ functions.

The San Diego International Airport is approximately 5 miles from the main hotels.

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront is next door to the San Diego Convention Center is approximate a 10-minute walk. The Omni San Diego Hotel is across the street from the San Diego Convention Center and is approximately a 7-minute walk.

It is now easier than ever to get from the San Diego International Airport to downtown San Diego. You can take a taxi, airport shuttle or use the new airport rail line. For more information, please visit:

Yes, there will be WIFI at the convention. The information will be provided onsite upon check-in.

Child Care:

Child care services will be provided from Saturday, July 27 – Tuesday, July 30 during AAJ scheduled meetings and events. Services will be provided by Tots on the Spot, a local based child care service provider.

Parents and guardians will coordinate directly with Tots on the Spot for their child care needs. Please click here for more details.

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