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    Business Litigation Seminar

    Top business litigators from across the country and distinguished in house counsel from leading companies will converge in the Windy City this May for cutting edge litigation education, networking and fun.  Besides picking up strategic insights, fresh legal developments, and litigation skills that will prove useful immediately and for the long term, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy Chicago’s famous attractions – fine dining, the Magnificent Mile, blues joints, the Second City Comedy Club, major league baseball, and the city’s many museums and parks. As a bonus, our program will again offer “2 for the price of 1.”  DRI’s IP Litigation Committee members will be staying at the same hotel and hosting nearby their seminar on emerging IP litigation issues.  You are welcome to attend any session at either the Business Litigation or IP Litigation seminar (your CLE credits will be offered through your Business Litigation Seminar Registration) and you will be able to join speakers and attendees from both seminars during common breaks and social events.

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    Employment and Labor Law
    DRI’s 40th annual Employment and Labor Law Seminar is the preeminent educational and networking event for management-side labor and employment attorneys, in-house counsel, human resources professionals, and EPLI representatives. Always intensely practical, and accompanied by superior written materials, this seminar is a must-attend for experienced practitioners, as well as for those who are just getting started in labor and employment law. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from some of the best practitioners and professionals in the labor and employment arena.
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    Fidelity and Surety Roundtable
    Owners or Claimants are waiting to submit a claim. Substandard work is being performed. Invoices for the supplies are unpaid. Interest and Penalties are accruing. How does this impact the Surety? Interactive group discussion of the Fidelity and Surety defenses that may be raised by Fidelity Insurers and Sureties in response to a claim.
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    Outsmarting the Trucking Reptile at Trial
    The DRI Trucking Law Committee is presenting an advanced workshop for trial lawyers, senior claims examiners and industry professionals dedicated entirely to the defense of the Reptile Theory in trucking cases. The one-day program will engage participants in best practices and practical techniques for conquering reptile cases. The seminar will address what to consider in your answer, discovery, depositions, pre-trial motions, voir dire, witness examinations and closing arguments at trial. The program will be led by the foremost trucking defense trial lawyers and world-renowned Reptile Expert Bill Kanasky, Jr., Ph.D., of Courtroom Sciences, Inc. This advanced workshop is limited to no more than 200 attendees to ensure an intimate forum for innovative and interactive discussions between experienced practitioners and seasoned trucking professionals that fight the reptile on a daily basis.
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    Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability
    Bad faith claims and lawsuits are a growing concern to the insurance industry and must be handled with care and expertise from the start. The DRI Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar will highlight the latest trends and developments in bad faith law. It will give insurance professionals at all levels, whether in-house or in private practice, the guidance and advice they need to avoid, curtail, and defend against bad faith claims and lawsuits. Come to learn and network with your peers. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Boston. We invite you to register early.
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    DRI International Conference – Hot Topics in International Dispute Resolution

    Join DRI International on The Emerald Isle for a broad range of topics highly relevant to every litigator handling international disputes. This year’s program will focus on issues of particular interest for businesses including shareholder disputes in joint ventures, D&O insurance, and compliance. Come to Ireland’s capital city, Dublin, to learn from a distinguished panel, including the Irish Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon, about the latest developments in data privacy as it relates to transatlantic business.  Attendees also will learn about the challenges to product liability laws impacted by new technology and receive an update on hot topics in international commercial litigation. Éire go brách!!!


    May 31 – Women in the Law Breakout session at The Matheson Law Firm, Dublin, Ireland

    June 1-June 2 Conference resumes at William Fry Law Firm, Dublin, Ireland

    Dublin, Ireland
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    Diversity for Success

    DRI’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites you to the 12th annual Diversity for Success Seminar and Corporate Expo. Discover how diversity and inclusion can be used to expand your law firm’s value to its clients, while increasing productivity, profitability, and client satisfaction. Learn how to implement creative strategies to help realize measurable outcomes and objectives, starting at the leadership level. Participate in cutting-edge dialogue with interactive exercises designed to help organizations in their efforts to build and sustain meaningful diversity programs.

    Chicago, IL
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    Young Lawyers

    The 2017 Young Lawyers Seminar will provide “actionable” training—lessons learned here can be immediately implemented in practice. Young lawyers can expect a mixture of hands-on learning opportunities, live demonstrations, facilitated discussions, and some traditional presentations. A Texas Supreme Court Justice, in-house counsel, deans of the defense bar, and up-and-comers will offer insights useful to junior associates, senior associates, junior partners, and in-house counsel. This seminar will also feature formal and informal networking opportunities to enable all seminar attendees to make new contacts and reconnect with old friends.

    Austin, TX
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    Marijuana Law

    There is little dispute that 2016 continued a streak of the most significant years in marijuana policy since President Richard M. Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act into law over 45 years ago. On November 8, 2016, California, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Maine all voted to legalize recreational marijuana—doubling the number of legal-marijuana states to eight. Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota legalized medical marijuana for specific medical conditions. Early indicators suggest that 2017 will see even more reforms across the country. With medical marijuana now legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia, insurers, employers, and business owners are being confronted with new challenges, as well as opportunities. In today’s ever-changing legal landscape, is your practice prepared to navigate the nuances of complex cannabis regulation, law, and policy? In response to audience and industry demand, the challenges involved in insuring marijuana businesses is a significant topic at this year’s seminar. Please join us as we guide you through legal considerations faced by businesses, insurers, and employers dealing with the reality of legalized growing, sale, and use of marijuana.

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    Class Actions
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    Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
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    Strictly Automotive
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    Nursing Home ALF/Litigation
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