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Aviation Law 201: Court Decisions that Every Aviation Lawyer Should Know

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Aviation

Course Description

In a follow-up to his initial introduction to Aviation Law, Justin Green will review the international and federal laws and regulations governing aviation law, and will address how courts have applied the various international, federal and state laws in the leading decisions and most famous air disaster litigations.

The program will address the decisions every aviation lawyer must know, and will use case studies to illustrate how aviation laws and regulations apply in practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the international and domestic laws that govern aviation law
  2. Identify and analyze many of the leading court decisions impacting aviation law
  3. Examine various case studies to illustrate how aviation law is applied in practice

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Justin T. Green

Kreindler & Kreindler LLP

Justin Green joined Kreindler & Kreindler LLP in 1997 and became a firm partner in January of 2003. He focuses his practice on helping families of aviation disaster victims, but also represents victims of other transportation accidents and mass torts.

As an aviation lawyer, Justin has successfully represented families in major aviation cases. These include major airline disasters, corporate airplane and helicopter accidents, civil airplane and helicopter accidents and aviation accidents that have taken the lives of our servicemen and women. He has authored numerous articles on aviation, products liability and wrongful death law.

A guest lecturer on aviation law at Fordham Law School, Justin has also spoken on aviation law and aviation safety at numerous professional conferences. He edits the leading treatise on U.S. aviation law: Kreindler, Aviation Accident Law published by Lexis/Nexis. Many newspapers and news programs have asked him to comment on aviation safety issues and to speak on the rights of aviation disaster victims.

Justin uses the skills he developed as an aviation lawyer to represent victims of other transportation accidents and the victims of corporate wrongdoing.

Martindale-Hubbell lists Justin as an “AV” peer-reviewed lawyer which is the highest rating awarded by the organization. Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Medial Inc., has named him a “Super Lawyer” since 2009.

Justin is a member of the American Association for Justice, where he is the immediate past chair of the aviation section. He belongs to the American Bar Association, where he served as vice-chair of the Torts and Insurance Practice’s aviation section, and as a member of the Air & Space Law Section. He is a board member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of New York’s Federal Bar Council and the New York City Bar Association, where he serves on the aeronautics committee.

Justin learned to fly in the United States Marine Corps and served as his squadron’s aviation safety officer after graduating from the Naval Postgraduate School’s aviation safety program. He was responsible for his squadron’s aviation safety, and also for investigating accidents. He holds an airplane and helicopter commercial license from the Federal Aviation Administration; he is instrument-rated and has flight time in many different airplanes and helicopters.

He graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York, and earned his law degree from Fordham Law School in New York City.

Justin is the Vice-Chair of Kid’s Club of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow, which supports children in need (http://www.kidsclubtarrytown.org). He supports the Semper Fi Fund which provides financial support for injured members of our military and their families (http://www.semperfifund.org).


Carol M.

Very engaging speaker with impressive resume. Thank you for your service. Interesting subject matter.

Debbie Ann R.

Excellent course & speaker.

David H.


Andrew A.

well organized presentation.

Arie E.

Great session. Thank you.

Keith B.

Excellent. First rate presenter. Well experienced and knowledgeable.

Miriam W.

Great course information & presentation! Excellent!!

Diane H.

Even better than 101

Andrew P.

Fantastic course Great instructor Please do a follow up class 301, 401, 501, etc.

Peter N.

Very interesting

Eric P.

Surprisingly this covers a good number of legal topics from federal to State jurisdiction

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