• Webinars & Webcasts
    Senior Investors: New Rules and Litigation Trends
    This briefing will provide a roadmap of common plaintiffs’ arguments and defendants’ rebuttal
    arguments in actions filed by or on behalf of elder investors. The panelists will discuss recent rules
    and notices published by the regulators on senior investors, the standards of proof for financial
    elder abuse that arise in these cases in major jurisdictions (NY, CA, FL, and TX), and the potential
    civil and criminal penalties that may be imposed. The panelists will also review recent case law on
    the subject
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    CSA: What Is It, How to Understand It, and Why You Should Care About It

    This “Lunch and Learn” webinar will provide a basic understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program, what it is and how it affects the defense of your client in a trucking case. The webinar will discuss the history of CSA, as well as how CSA collects and utilizes data, and will provide an update on developments with CSA and proposed changes yet to come. Panelists will also discuss how to respond to discovery demands for CSA data and issues regarding admissibility of CSA data at trial.

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  • Seminars
    Bootcamp for New Life, Health and Disability Lawyers
    Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
    Chicago, IL

    The DRI Life, Health Disability Committee is once again sponsoring a program for lawyers who are new to the practice. The program will be taught by highly experienced attorneys and will be aimed at providing a basic understanding of the concepts applicable to life, health and disability litigation. This program receives rave reviews each year it is held. Young lawyers and older lawyers who are new to the practice or who wish to brush up on their skills are encouraged to attend! To encourage the classroom atmosphere, registration will be limited to 50 persons.

    ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT…DON’T MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY. SIGN UP NOW!!!

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    Identifying Risky Clients at the Outset

    This webinar is complimentary for all to attend!

    This presentation will touch on many different aspects of identifying risky clients, such
    as different types of risky clients, red flags for identifying risky clients, and types of risky
    cases. This presentation will also discuss ways to protect the firm through use of various
    client communication letters.

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  • Seminars
    Professional Liability
    The DRI Professional Liability Seminar provides information that will be useful to all attorneys and insurers involved in representing professionals in malpractice actions. This year’s program will discuss emerging issues affecting a broad spectrum of professionals, as well as particular issues facing specific areas of practice. In addition to the top-quality educational programs, you will have the opportunity to develop relationships with professional liability claims personnel, experts, and defense counsel from across the country. Come join us in New York City for great CLE and wonderful networking opportunities.

    Sheraton New York Times Square
    New York, NY
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    Insurance Coverage & Practice Symposium
    DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium is the foremost educational event for insurance executives, claims professionals, and outside counsel who specialize in insurance coverage. This year’s symposium will once again offer an unparalleled opportunity to engage with a distinguished faculty of insurance industry leaders, experts, and coverage lawyers on emerging issues, recent court rulings, national trends, and the future of insurance coverage law. In addition, the symposium provides exceptional networking events, as well as an opportunity to experience the wonder of New York City during the holiday season!
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    What Small and Mid-Sized Firms Need to Know About What Clients Want
    As the business of law is evolving, it is critical for small and mid-sized law firms to use of all the weapons in their arsenals, including associates, to attract and retain clients. Listen to the voice of the customer explain why customers hire these firms, what they look for in these firms, as well as how to obtain, retain, and expand (and maybe win back) those relationships. We will also discuss the need to understand your business, techniques to increase your business, and how to engage reluctant marketers at your firm.
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  • Seminars
    Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability
    Join us for the 31st annual DRI Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Seminar as we return to one of our most popular host cities—New Orleans. The seminar program is packed full of presentations on timely topics in many different areas affecting government entities, covering prelitigation, discovery, settlement, trial, and appeal. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Professor Karen Blum are returning with their always-insightful presentations on Supreme Court decisions and qualified immunity. Also during this seminar, we will inaugurate our substantive law committees with a breakout presentation from each one. Finally, look for some new networking events to attend both during and right after the seminar.
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  • Seminars
    Women in the Law

    Nobu Eden Roc Resort
    Miami Beach, FL

     

    The DRI Women in the Law Seminar brings together national leaders in corporations, firms, the judiciary, and business to provide practical tips for handling legal and career-development issues. Our faculty includes top-rated outside counsel, in-house lawyers from the most recognized companies in the world, distinguished judges, and innovators in business. A wide range of topics will be discussed, from attaining leadership roles and building negotiating skills to developing a case storyline and understanding the next U.S. Supreme Court term. Our uniquely designed program not only provides top-notch CLE, it also invigorates attendees through innovative networking opportunities and skills to direct their success.
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  • Seminars
    Product Liability

    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
    San Diego, CA

     Welcome to DRI’s 2018 Product Liability Conference in America’s Finest City—San Diego! 

    This year’s conference will delve into a variety of pressing issues faced by clients and outside counsel in the regulatory, negotiation, and litigation environment. This year’s program includes presentations by six in-house counsel, the acting chair of the CPSC, a constitutional law professor, and numerous experienced counsel and industry experts. Offering up to 15.75 hours of CLE credit, this program will provide concrete practice pointers that you can use in your law practice to minimize liability before and during litigation.

    Don't miss the opportunity to attend DRI's “offsite” networking event aboard the USS Midway Museum—one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers.

     

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    Toxic Torts and Environmental Law
    Sheraton Grand Nashville
    Nashville, TN

    Come to Music City to tune your environmental and toxic tort practice with the best lawyers, judges, and experts on the stage. This conference brings you the latest science and regulatory developments for both litigators and counselors to learn the new hits and the old standards.
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    Medical Liability and Health Care Law
    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
    San Diego, CA

    Join your colleagues in beautiful San Diego for the 2018 DRI Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar. The seminar continues to offer comprehensive instruction for defense attorneys, risk management personnel, claims adjusters, and in-house counsel alike. The two-day program includes instruction by leading industry experts in the fields of law, medicine, and insurance. This year’s seminar offers opportunities to learn about cutting-edge medical topics and litigation strategies in the defense of medical liability claims. Networking events include an evening boat cruise on the San Diego Bay, a Women in the Law luncheon, a Young Lawyers-sponsored networking gathering in popular downtown San Diego, and a DRI for Life-sponsored run/walk. Register now to ensure your place at this cutting-edge
    seminar.
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  • Seminars
    Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute
    Swissôtel
    Chicago, IL
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    Retail and Hospitality
    Lowes Chicago
    Chicago, IL