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    Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability

    Westin Washington D.C. City Center
    Washington, DC

    Bad faith claims against insurance companies continue to evolve, with potentially devastating consequences. DRI’s Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar is the preeminent program for insurance executives, claims professionals, and outside counsel who specialize in bad faith insurance litigation. You will hear from some of the nation’s leading bad faith defense lawyers, who have a long history of winning these difficult cases, as well as many of the in-house professionals who manage significant bad faith litigation and industry consultants who assist with these cases across the country, and beyond. This seminar can attract record numbers, so we invite you to register early. Then, come enjoy this exceptional CLE and networking opportunity and the sights and sounds of Washington, D.C.

     


     

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    International Hot Topics

    Allen & Overy LLP
    Paris, France

     

    International dispute lawyers are facing ever more complex challenges as the landscape in which they practice changes drastically. The legal profession is increasingly affected by technical progress in an increasingly globalized world. Faced with this rapidly evolving reality, practitioners must remain focused, determined, and open-minded. At this seminar, you will learn about the latest developments in several areas of the law, class actions, GDPR, arbitration, and shareholder litigation. This year, you will also improve your litigation skills by hearing how to manage crises in the social network era and how best to use technology in your legal practice. The seminar will also include a panel of in-house counsel who will share their insights into Brexit. Following the very successful women in the law session in London last year, the DRI Women in the Law Committee will return with two compelling and insightful sessions.
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    Diversity for Success
    Sheraton New Orleans
    New Orleans, LA

    The DRI Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites you to New Orleans for the 14th annual Diversity for Success Seminar and Corporate Expo. This seminar will include an honest and frank conversation about the ongoing struggle for diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The program will discuss strategies for overcoming the roadblocks faced by diverse law firm attorneys and for utilizing support from our corporate friends in implementing those strategies. You will learn what corporate clients are looking for when you make a pitch for business and be able then to utilize those skills in your expo interviews on Friday.
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    Trucking Law Primer

    Hilton Nashville Downtown
    Nashville, TN

    The DRI Trucking Law Committee is hosting a defense litigation primer on how to try a trucking case, designed for young lawyers and those new to the practice area. This dynamic presentation centers on a trucking trial, with interactive segments that will include instruction, demonstration, and feedback from attendees. Experienced attorneys will guide attendees through a common trucking accident fact pattern and demonstrate trial methods and techniques used for effective representation of a trucking client at trial. With the opportunity for participants to engage in breakouts and analysis, this is a primer not to be missed!
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    Young Lawyers

    Hilton Nashville Downtown
    Nashville, TN

    Welcome to Nashville, Music City and home to some of the best barbeque there is! This seminar is jam-packed with sessions to teach young lawyers practical skills while giving them ample opportunities to develop and grow meaningful, career-rocketing relationships. Join like-minded, enthusiastic young lawyers not only to develop critical skills, but also to create genuine friendships with top attorneys from around the country. Hear from engaging in-house and outside counsel alike on key issues such as voir dire techniques, making compelling opening statements and persuasive closing arguments, interfacing with the news media on behalf of your client, and more!

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    Appellate Advocacy
    Loews Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    This program will benefit all attorneys interested in appellate practice. All appellate practitioners, including seasoned appellate advocates, attorneys looking to branch into or build an appellate practice, and young lawyers, will learn relevant and practical skills to apply to their daily work. Moderators will pose thought-provoking questions and hypotheticals to panels of distinguished judges, practitioners, and academics who will share their knowledge of appellate practice, business development, legal writing, records on appeal, appeals of injunctions, and judicial recusal. As a bonus, the committee is teaming up with the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence (NFJE) to provide two sessions of joint programming and a joint networking reception at the conclusion of the seminar.
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    Managing Partners and Law Firm Leaders Conference

    Grand Hyatt Denver
    Denver, CO     

    DRI—The Voice of the Defense Bar, which has been providing gold-standard legal education for over five decades, proudly presents this unique program specifically for managing partners and future law firm leaders. The keynote address will be by Craig A. Thompson, a partner at Venable LLP, who has more than two decades of experience handling civil cases in federal and state courts. He represents clients in the areas of commercial litigation, product liability, premises liability, and personal injury. Mr. Thompson also is active in leading law firm inclusion and diversity initiatives, and served for five years as chair of Venable’s Diversity Committee. He will share his unique insight about law firm leadership and the tools necessary to lead in today’s challenging legal environment. Join us in the Mile High City for a high-value experience with those who most clearly understand your challenges and are, therefore, best able to provide you with solutions.

     

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    Strictly Automotive

    Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square
    Columbus, OH

    Come join your colleagues and peers for two days of interactive learning at the DRI Strictly Automotive Seminar. Hear directly from the manufacturers on what is important right now in automotive litigation and what is on the horizon with the advancement of new technology. For the first time ever, participants will travel off-site to attend a live crash test and learn alongside experts as they show the latest ways to help defend your automotive cases.
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    Nursing Home ALF Litigation

    Hyatt Regency Chicago
    Chicago, IL

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    Asbestos Medicine

    Westin Boston Waterfront
    Boston, MA

     

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    Professional Liability
    Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
    New York, NY
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    Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium
    Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
    New York, NY