• Webinars

    DRI invites you to a free Webinar with Lexicon: "The Business of Law: Utilizing 'New Law' to Optimize Revenue and Increase Efficiencies – Building a Competitive Advantage" on Monday, April 26 at 12:00 PM CDT.

    Law firms are spending too much time on administrative tasks on top of running a business and not enough time practicing law. In the "new law" era, firms will have to make decisions about what they want to do in-house and what to outsource. Many aspects of running a business can and should be left to outside experts to optimize revenue and increase efficiencies at your firm.

    Register for this webinar today to hear more on this topic from Lexicon, a comprehensive legal technology and services provider.
  • Webinars

    The webinar will examine how the shift in Presidential power is affecting environmental and toxic tort attorneys and their clients. The webinar will provide analysis of the new administration's view on environmental law and policy on key areas, including climate change, emission sources, chemical regulation, and water protection, and provide attorneys and their clients guidance on actions they should take now, in anticipation of future law and policy changes.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    DRI's 2021 Cannabis Law Virtual Seminar will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge on cannabis law, while expanding your professional network in this exciting industry. Earn up to 3.5 CLE credit hours, while learning about current trends in the developing field of cannabis law. Expect interesting presentations and panel discussions on the state of cannabis law, insurance coverage concerns, industry insights, litigation in cannabis, employment law developments, ethics, diversity/social justice in the industry, and so much more!

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.

  • Seminars

    Attend this virtual seminar to learn about a variety of topics, such as how to come through crisis stronger; how the legal profession can achieve growth across the diversity spectrum; how to best enhance and highlight the strengths of your corporate witness; how the pandemic has impacted your clients’ approach to their business and risk management; how to silence your inner critic and address anxiety in the legal practice; and more.

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    Please join us this April for the Retail and Hospitality Litigation Virtual Seminar. This past year has seen significant developments in the nature of litigation retail and hospitality companies face, as well as a tidal wave of new regulations impacting the service industries. This seminar will catch you up on all those developments while you reconnect with colleagues from across the country.

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.

  • Seminars

    We hope to "See" you at DRI’s 2021 Drug and Medical Device Virtual Seminar, taking place Thursday, April 29 and Friday, April 30. This two-day program will provide opportunities to network with old and new friends and earn up to five hours of CLE credits, including one ethics credit and one Diversity & Inclusion/Elimination of Bias credit. Learn the latest about ethical implications of social media, navigating litigation challenges after remand from an MDL, and the legal impact of cutting-edge technology on patient care. Don’t miss it; register today!

    Attendees will be able to earn up to 5 CLE credits.

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.

  • Seminars

    The COVID-19 global pandemic wreaked havoc on our world in 2020, and unfortunately the construction industry was not immune: work stoppages and delays, physical distancing, and supply chain disruptions are merely a few of the challenges faced by the industry. As COVID-19 lingers into 2021, it will almost certainly have significant implications for building design, and pandemic-related insurance claims will be litigated for some time. These disruptions have forced industry stakeholders to immediately confront these issues and to anticipate similar issues that could arise in the future.

    This program will address how the industry has reacted to the pandemic, discuss where it is going, and inform attendees about "The Construction Industry in the Post-Pandemic World: Getting Back to Work." All attendees – construction professionals, attorneys, and insurance professionals – will benefit from the seminar.

    Attendees will be able to earn up to 7 CLE credits.

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.

  • Webinars

    Non-bankruptcy litigators will learn the basics of bankruptcy law. Panelists will provide helpful tips and strategies for dealing with bankruptcy-related issues that arise in a general litigation practice. This webinar will provide an overview of the Bankruptcy Code and the types of bankruptcies that are available. Panelists will discuss the types of information found in bankruptcy pleadings and how that information might be useful in non-bankruptcy litigation. Attendees will learn about typical issues that arise in a bankruptcy case including sworn statements, automatic stays, voidable preferences, adversary proceedings, and the bases of dischargeability.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
  • Webinars

    The purpose of the presentation is to analyze how courts are likely to analyze long term disability claims. The presentation will entail an analysis of how courts have handled LTD claims based on the insured’s immunocompromised status, and an application of those principles to the COVID-19 context.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    Join us for the 2021 Trucking Law virtual primer. Hosted by DRI's Trucking Law Committee, this virtual defense litigation primer will focus on excessive trucking verdicts and how pre-accident/pre-trial strategies change the trajectory. Attendees will learn why verdicts are at an all-time high and what role certain factors play into these verdicts. Experienced attorneys and trucking industry professionals will explore what motor carriers should be doing before a crash occurs, and how to conduct an effective risk assessment that can assist in the resolution of your case. Don't miss the chance to learn how to affect the outcome of your trucking case; register today!

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    Join us virtually for DRI's Talc Litigation Seminar! This virtual experience will take place on Thursday, May 13, 2021 and Friday, May 14, 2021. You will have the opportunity to earn multiple CLE credits from the comfort of your own home or office, while learning about a variety of topics from Daubert challenges of plaintiffs' analytical methods/FDA counting criteria to confronting issues with jury selection, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and mid-litigation removal of products from shelves.

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    DRI's 2021 Business Litigation Virtual Super Conference is taking place May 13-14, 2021. Register today to enhance your knowledge on: clients' use of "crowdsourcing" to further their businesses, as well as the risks and benefits involved from it; cutting-edge methods of minimizing the risks of major data breaches, as well as recent regulatory changes to data security by the FTC; strategies for eliminating racial disparities and bias in the justice system; and more!

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    The virtual seminar will feature renowned in-house counsel from Fortune 500 companies, Judges, and trial attorneys that will focus on key IP issues and strategies that will set you apart from others. You will have the chances to hear perspectives on copyright, trademark, and patent litigation issues from experts and litigators. Don’t miss out on the chance to network with colleagues from across the country and earn up to 5 hours of continuing legal education. You don’t want to miss this; register today!

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.
  • Webinars

    This presentation: defines "Bank Sweeps"; provides both the Bank's perspective and the Surety’s perspective; the underlying competing objective of mitigation of losses; taking a proactive approach; quantifying that portion of the sweep that came from bonded versus non-bonded contract revenues; priority interests as to each; and steps the Surety can take to go about protecting those interests.

    We will also address practical ways to co-exist with banks and how to potentially achieve a win-win for both the Surety and the Bank as to the available Indemnitor funds, while avoiding protracted and expensive litigation (keeping in mind that the bank sweep may have already occurred before the Surety was contacted by the principal).

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
  • Webinars

    Using the national headline story of the hate group that sought a permit to set up shop in an old Lutheran church in Murdock, Minnesota as a backdrop, we will cover the legal issues municipality must consider if they find themselves in this situation.  In a back-and-forth Q & A style format, we will discuss First Amendment implications, additional RLUIPA concerns if the hate group says it is a religious organization, preparing for potential litigation, and best land use practices generally to mitigate the issue without litigation.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    Join us as DRI brings together leading management-side employment and labor attorneys, in-house counsel, and other human resource professionals in its 44th annual Employment and Labor Law Seminar, this year taking place remotely via Zoom. Always intensely practical and accompanied by helpful written materials, this seminar is indispensable for experienced practitioners, as well as 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.

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    We hope to "see" you at DRI's 2021 Appellate Advocacy Virtual Seminar, taking place Thursday, May 27. Earn multiple CLE credits, while learning about a variety of topics, ranging from remote arguments to using amicus briefs in appellate advocacy to building an appellate advocacy practice. Plus, don’t miss your chance to reconnect with peers from across the country during the virtual networking event. Register today!

    The registration rate is $150 for DRI members and $250 for non-members.
  • Webinars

    Corporate defendants face a growing threat of mass arbitration attacks, where a firm will advertise aggressively on social media, alleging some form of consumer fraud or product performance issue. Once the firm has amassed thousands of clients it sends a letter advising that its clients all intend to file their arbitrations simultaneously, potentially triggering a defendant’s obligation to pay millions in up-front AAA filing fees before ever getting to look at the merits of an individual claim.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
  • Webinars

    Ransomware threats are a serious threat to all types of organizations.  That threat has grown rapidly as ransomware attacks have increased in number, cost, and sophistication.  Remediation of serious ransomware attacks requires the involvement of teams of professionals, lead by lawyers, and assisted by data forensics experts, public relations professionals, and sometimes even ransomware negotiators.  Such professionals work together to contain and remediate the damage caused, and to protect victims’ interests. In this webinar, the audience will learn about the evolving nature of ransomware attacks, and how to better protect themselves against and to weather ransomware attacks from a breach response lawyer, a forensics expert, and a ransomware negotiator.

    The registration rate is $75 for DRI members and $150 for non-members.
  • Seminars

    Don’t miss the chance to see old friends and to make new contacts during the 2021 Diversity for Success Seminar & Corporate Expo in NOLA. Taking place June 16-18 at the Marriott New Orleans, this three-day program will cover racial injustice, allyship, and concerns facing diverse members of the various affinity bars. Earn up to 6.25 credits of CLE when you join us in New Orleans!