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DRI is the Largest Bar Association of Civil Defense Attorneys and In-House Counsel

Seminars & Webinars


DRI Helps Build Your Book of Business

DRI is the premier global membership organization for legal professionals dedicated to protecting the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation. As a member of DRI, you gain exclusive access to a wealth of resources, educational opportunities, and tools. Our mission is to empower attorneys committed to delivering top-notch, fair, and outstanding legal services to their clients and corporate entities. Join DRI to elevate your practice and stay at the forefront of excellence in the legal profession.

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Drive Your Business with Referrals

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49% of DRI members have given or received a referral in the last 2 years.

Of Those Receiving Referrals

78% Have received 2 or more referrals in the last 2 years

45% Were more than $50K

Of Those Giving Referrals

90% Have received 2 or more referrals in the last 2 years

40% Were more than $50K

Based on a 2022 survey of active DRI members.

Explore the Benefits of DRI Membership

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Seminars + Networking Opportunities

Attend an in-person event to grow your book of business, sharpen your professional skills, and earn valuable CLE. Members receive the lowest pricing!

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Take advantage of webinars on trending topics from leaders in the field. Plus, DRI Members receive 9 free webinars in 2024. Earn up to 8 CLE (value $1,350)!

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On-Demand Library

Earn CLE credit anytime and anywhere through the DRI Learning Center, with over 150 available programs.

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Find a Lawyer

Search for lawyers in your area by practice type and committee — and have other lawyers find you.



DRI members can access our archives and submit articles for consideration, allowing them to share their professional expertise with colleagues across the globe.

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Courtroom Insight (DRI Expert Database)

Searching for an expert witness? Browse from over 460,000 profiles as you research your case.

Get Involved by Joining a Committee

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Joining any of DRI’s 29 committees is a great way to engage with the community, enhance your career, and grow your network. A number of the committees also have “specialized litigation groups” (SLGs) that focus on specific areas of practice. FREE for DRI Members.

Explore our Committees

DRI Helps Members Succeed

Douglas Burrell

"DRI helped me expand my network to obtain business referrals from other attorneys. If you put in the effort, DRI will certainly work for you."

Douglas Burrell, Chartwell Law

Catherine Leatherwood

"Starting my DRI involvement as a Young Lawyer has provided me with all these benefits and so many more. It has truly enhanced my career and my development as a lawyer."

Catherine Ava Leatherwood, Rogers Townsend LLC

Erik W. Snapp

"DRI is more than just a group that provides high-quality programming -- it’s a community of friends and soon-to-be friends who work together and learn from each other."

Erik W. Snapp, Eli Lilly and Company

Meet Our Premier Corporate Partner

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DRI would like to recognize and thank our Premier Corporate Partner for their support in helping to shape the future of civil litigation.

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