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Upcoming DRI Webcasts

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  • WEBCAST Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    Utilizing Social Media Tools for Jury Selection

    Are you prepared to utilize social media effectively for jury selection in your next trial? Although social media influence all, or nearly all, potential jurors in one form or another, too many lawyers are missing a veritable treasure trove of information regarding potential jurors and their use of social media. The days of a lawyer’s last-minute, cursory search of Facebook and LinkedIn are over. Instead, sign up now for this informative DRI webcast where a top trial lawyer and jury consultant will show you how to formulate a successful social media strategy for selecting your next jury.

  • WEBCAST Monday, December 15, 2014

    Strategies for Defending and Managing Punitive Damages Claim

    With the potential for staggering punitive damages awards, defending such claims can be challenging. While such awards are generally unpredictable, effective management of such claims can make the difference in the potential outcome. Three panelists will discuss defense strategies from different perspectives: defense counsel, who will discuss strategy for managing punitive damages claims from the inception of the action; the views of in-house counsel in managing the case and anticipated discovery; and a jury consultant, who will share the importance of developing themes early in the action and the presentation of punitive damages to the jury.

  • WEBCAST Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    The Ethical Pitfalls of Advising Friends and Family

    Every young lawyer will eventually have to contend with the friend or family member who just needs a little free legal advice. While it is tempting to help, there are many ethical traps that can arise from giving free advice. This program identifies the ethical hurdles involved in advising friends and family and also touches on related ethics topics such as social media use and potential conflicts of interest.

  • WEBCAST Thursday, December 18, 2014

    How to Remain Union-Free

    The National Labor Relations Board and labor unions are increasingly expanding their reach, seeking to organize non-union workforces and filing claims for unfair labor practices against unsuspecting companies. Employers need to be prepared and develop a strategy for remaining union-free before a union comes knocking. Effective communications with employees, knowledge of union organizing tactics, and understanding complex and frequently changing labor laws are key factors in maintaining a union-free workplace. In this webcast, employers will learn how to avoid unions from the outset, and what to do should a union come knocking at your door.