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Upcoming DRI Events



  • MEETING Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    2014 Annual Meeting

    San Francisco Marriott Marquis 780 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103

    Join us for DRI’s 2014 Annual Meeting—“DRI for Life”—October 22 - 26, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Cosmopolitan flair, spectacular scenery, and cultural diversity make San Francisco one of the top destinations in the world. Perennial favorites include Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable cars, Golden Gate Bridge, and the nearby wine country. The city is acclaimed as home of the world’s best restaurants and its shopping hub, Union Square, anchors a who’s who of world-famous stores just steps from the Marriott Marquis. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a city full of life, attend stellar educational programs, and visit with friends and colleagues, new and old.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, November 6, 2014

    Asbestos Medicine

    Hilton San Francisco Union Square 333 O'Farrell Street San Francisco, CA 94102

    Keep on top of the latest developments in asbestos litigation! Hear about the latest medical advances in diagnoses and treatment. Learn how science impacts strategies and defenses. Attendance at this seminar will provide defendants, insurers, and attorneys with information to put to use immediately. Obtain knowledge from a cross-section of experts in a variety of sciences. Back by popular demand, the Young Lawyers Breakout session will help attorneys and claims handlers build on their foundation of understanding of asbestos and its potential effect on end-users. All attendees will enjoy multiple networking opportunities, with networking made even easier with the updated DRI app!

  • SEMINAR Thursday, November 6, 2014

    Fire Science and Litigation

    FireSky Resort and Spa 4925 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251

    DRI’s Fire Science and Litigation Seminar will offer an in-depth analysis of issues on the cutting-edge offire investigation and litigation. We are pleased to feature preeminent fire science experts, dynamic trial lawyers, and savvy in-house professionals. Participate in a debate between leading and opposing experts on the significance of beading on post-fire conductors. Learn from actual demonstrations how state of the art technologies are used in field site and artifact investigations. Hear about the changes to NFPA 921 and 1033 and how they affect fire-fighting personnel and expert investigators in handling complex fire scenes, as well as their impact on surviving Daubert challenges. Listen to a preeminent medical expert on conscious pain and suffering. Supplement your knowledge on issues of jurisdiction and insurance as they relate to foreign corporations and to the defense of res ipsa and indeterminate defect cases.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, November 13, 2014

    Complex Medicine

    Westin San Diego 400 West Broadway San Diego, CA 92101

    DRI’s 2014 Complex Medicine Seminar will bring you up-to-date on emerging topics and trends in cases involving complex medical issues and injuries. This year’s program includes topics of interest for claims professionals, in-house counsel, defense attorneys, and risk management personnel. Attorneys and medical experts from across the country will address timely and complex medical topics, including chronic pain allegations, traumatic brain injury, fetal death, unconscious pain and suffering, and more. Attendees will learn advanced strategies to prepare for Frye and Daubert challenges, get innovative tools to defend catastrophic injury cases, gain tips on defending growing emotional distress claims under the new DSM-V, and hear how to rebut life care plans in the age of the Affordable Health Care Act.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, December 4, 2014

    Insurance Coverage & Practice Symposium

    New York Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway New York, NY 10036

    DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium is the preeminent annual gathering for insurance executives, claims professionals, and outside counsel who specialize in insurance coverage disputes. Our attendees consistently comment that the faculty quality is of the highest caliber, and this year is no exception. The faculty, consisting of a New York Court of Appeals judge and insurance professionals and practitioners from across the nation, will share their invaluable insights about pivotal court rulings that will affect insurance jurisprudence nationwide, recent trends in professional liability coverage and extra-contractual actions against insurers, and what insurers can and should do when confronted with the possibility of settling a mixed claim. Please join your fellow coverage practitioners and professionals and avail yourself of this superb CLE and networking opportunity, together with all that DRI and New York City in December have to offer.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, December 4, 2014

    Professional Liability

    New York Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway New York, NY 10036

    Tomorrow’s knowledge for today’s professional. DRI’s Professional Liability Committee is the premier continuing education provider to attorneys and industry stakeholders who represent, protect, and defend professionals and their organizations. The committee’s annual seminar provides resources and tools to improve your skills, grow your practice, and effectively manage your operation in an environment committed to professional integrity and diversity. DRI members and guests gather in the heart of New York City to educate themselves on pressing topics and network with influential industry leaders.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, January 29, 2015

    Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability

    Hard Rock Hotel San Diego 207 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101

    DRI’s 28th annual Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Seminar will provide you with the tools to represent your government clients effectively, from pre-claim loss control all the way through trial. This year’s distinguished panel of speakers includes in-house counsel, defense attorneys, law enforcement, and risk management personnel. These attorneys and experts from across the country will address timely topics that are practical and relevant to your everyday practice, including loss control of high profile, publicized incidents; defending a wrongful conviction lawsuit; using technology effectively at trial; challenging expert witnesses; and presenting a medical causation defense in an in-custody death case. Attendees will learn about new and evolving technologies used by law enforcement and their Fourth Amendment implications, techniques to detect when a witness is being untruthful, and more.

  • SEMINAR Wednesday, February 4, 2015

    Product Liability Conference

    The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, February 26, 2015

    Women in the Law

    Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, March 12, 2015

    Medical Liability and Health Care Law

    Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco San Francisco, CA

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Trial Tactics

    Caesars Palace Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute

    Chicago Marriott Downtown Chicago, IL

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Toxic Torts and Environmental Law

    Hilton Austin Hotel Austin, TX

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Claims

    Marriott Marquis Washington D.C. Washington, DC

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Employment and Labor Law

    Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia Scottsdale, AZ

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, May 7, 2015

    Intellectual Property

    Loews Chicago Hotel Chicago, IL

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, May 7, 2015

    Retail and Hospitality

    Loews Chicago Hotel Chicago, IL

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Drug and Medical Device

    San Francisco Marriott Marquis San Francisco, CA

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, June 4, 2015

    Diversity For Success

    Hyatt Regency Chicago Chicago, IL

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability

    Loews Chicago Chicago, IL

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.

  • SEMINAR Thursday, June 25, 2015

    Young Lawyers

    Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN

    Detailed information regarding this seminar is not yet available.