Appellate Advocacy Committee

Appellate Advocacy
Published: April 25, 2017
Duration: 58 minutes 38 seconds

Appellate Advocacy presented by DRI.

Aviation Law Committee

DRI Aviation Wingtips (Episode 7)
Published: February 22, 2021
Duration: 23 minutes 55 seconds

Kristin Newman of Anderson & Riddle in Fort Worth, Texas talks with Kamie Brown of Ray Quinney & Nebeker in Salt Lake City, Utah.

DRI Aviation Wingtips (Episode 6)
Published: February 19, 2021
Duration: 20 minutes 34 seconds

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DRI Aviation Wingtips (Episode 5)
Published: July 17, 2020
Duration: 35 minutes 58 seconds

Glenn Vallach of USAIG in New York, New York talks with Jason Bloom, founder of Bloom Strategic Consulting in Dallas, Texas.

DRI Aviation Wingtips (Episode 4)
Published: June 5, 2020
Duration: 28 minutes 12 seconds

Tracy Morris of AIG Aerospace in Atlanta, Georgia talks with Armando Carlo, Director of Insurance Claims and Litigation at Boeing in Chicago, Illinois.

DRI Aviation Wingtips (Episode 3)
Published: May 15, 2020
Duration: 40 minutes 6 seconds

Join host Michael G. Jones of Martin Pringle for a conversation with retired NASA astronaut Robert L. "Hoot" Gibson. Hear how he draws on his experience as a naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical engineer when he is brought into a case as an expert witness.

DRI Aviation Wingtips (Episode 2)
Published: March 18, 2020
Duration: 26 minutes 49 seconds

Host Matthew G. Berard of Bowman and Brooke LLP is joined by guest Bruce Landsberg, a pilot and Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The discussion includes an overview of NTSB investigations, the meaning of "party status," and how drones and video doorbells are aiding the NTSB in its investigations.

DRI Aviation Wingtips (Episode 1)
Published: March 18, 2020
Duration: 20 minutes 28 seconds

In this launch of DRI Aviation Wingtips, host Michael G. Jones of Martin Pringle and guest Michael McGrory of SmithAmundsen provide a preview of future podcast episodes. They also explore the work of DRI's Aviation Law Committee, opportunities to get involved, and the professional rewards of committee involvement.

Governmental Liability Committee

Introduction to Law Enforcement Liability Insurance
Published: May 26, 2020
Duration: 29 minutes 31 seconds

For those new to the defense of law enforcement professionals, this podcast is a perfect beginner's course. An insurance professional and outside defense council will discuss the basics of law enforcement liability insurance. The discussion will include an overview of the standard law enforcement liability policy, what is covered, who is covered, common policy exclusions, and common issues arising in defense of litigated claims from an insurer's perspective and outside counsel's perspective.

Governmental Liability
Published: January 2, 2020
Duration: 20 minutes 22 seconds

Co-hosts Peter R. Jennetten of Quinn Johnston and Ryan M. Kunhart of Dvorak Law Group, LLC, welcome guest Thomas H. Dupree Jr. of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP. The discussion includes a review of U.S. Supreme Court highlights from the last term and a preview of cases in the current term.

Life, Health and Disability Committee

LHDE Podcast
Published: September 22, 2020
Duration: 17 minutes 39 seconds

DRI's Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Committee presents John Kirtley, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Illinois Mutual, and his interview with mediator and arbitrator Adrienne Publicover of JAMS.

Toxic Torts and Environmental Law

Finding Value in Value Assurance Programs
Published: October 2, 2018
Duration: 37 minutes 30 seconds

A discussion on the use of value assurance programs for toxic tort matters, how companies have successfully used VAPs both proactively and reactively, and why they are considered a win-win for property owners and companies. Christy McLean is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Dispute and Investigations. Ms. McLean specializes in the modeling of complex economic and real estate damages claims, development and implementation of Value Assurance Programs and other real estate solutions, and the development of geographic information systems (GIS) in toxic tort matters.

Trucking Law Committee

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 9
Published: March 5, 2021
Duration: 23 minutes 30 seconds

The Reserve Reptile – Mark Perkins, Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded October 19, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 8
Published: March 5, 2021
Duration: 33 minutes 11 seconds

Pre-trial strategies for addressing reptile theory – Mark Perkins; Maryam Danishwar; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded October 19, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 7
Published: March 5, 2021
Duration: 35 minutes 3 seconds

30(b)(6) Depositions – Jim Wescoe; Gene Zipperle; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded October 9, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 6
Published: March 5, 2021
Duration: 30 minutes 56 seconds

Reptile in cases where MC/driver violated policies – Sophia Bernard; Larry Hall; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded October 30, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 5
Published: March 4, 2021
Duration: 33 minutes 57 seconds

Using discovery to defend against the Reptile – Eric Miersma; Shane O’Dell; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded October 30, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 4
Published: March 4, 2021
Duration: 40 minutes 14 seconds

Responding to Reptile Discovery – Gene Zipperle; Larry Hall; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded August 7, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 3
Published: March 4, 2021
Duration: 29 minutes 16 seconds

Responding to a Reptile Complaint – Gene Zipperle; Tara Cross; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded July 31, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 2
Published: March 4, 2021
Duration: 29 minutes 58 seconds

Pre-Suit Investigation and Preservation of Evidence – Mike Bassett; Sophia Bernard; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded August 14, 2020

DRI Trucking Law Reptile Series: Episode 1
Published: March 4, 2021
Duration: 47 minutes 46 seconds

Introduction to “Reptile” (what it is and how to spot it) – Shane O’Dell; Matt Hefflefinger; Dr. Bill Kanasky. Recorded July 31, 2020

Working With an Accident Reconstruction Expert: Part ‪3
Published: July 17, 2020
Duration: 46 minutes 43 seconds

The third part podcast by Mike H. Bassett and Mr. Steve Irwin is a conversation about getting ready for trial and how to leverage your reconstruction expert to build your defense.

Working With an Accident Reconstruction Expert: Part ‪2
Published: July 17, 2020
Duration: 45 minutes 40 seconds

The second part podcast by Mike H. Bassett and Mr. Steve Irwin is a conversation about working with the reconstruction expert during the discovery phase.

Working With an Accident Reconstruction Expert: Part ‪1
Published: July 17, 2020
Duration: 46 minutes 52 seconds

Have you ever wondered what in the heck accident reconstruction experts really do? Do you wonder sometimes if they’re worth the investment? And what the heck do you do with them once you’ve hired them? DRI is proud to announce a 4-part podcast with Mike H. Bassett of The Bassett Firm in Dallas, Texas, and Mr. Steve Irwin with Scientific Analysis, Inc., also out of Dallas. Mike and Steve have collectively been involved in trucking litigation for nearly 70 years. Irreverent and conversational, this podcast is a "must listen to" – whether you’re defending your first trucking case or have been doing as long as Mike and Steve.

The first part podcast is a conversation about what do to when you get the call after a truck wreck.

DRI for Life

It's All About Connections - Remote Networking
Published: June 4, 2020
Duration: 49 minutes 7 seconds

Stacy Linn Moon of Gordon Rees Sully Mansukhani, LLP, Brian Rubin of Thomas Rubin & Kelley, P.C., and Stephanie Reed Traband of Levine Kellogg will discuss the challenges of continuing networking and business promotion while shut down or travel is still limited. Attendees will hear practical solutions for how to continue to promote their small or boutique firms without having industry meetings or CLE. Some of these solutions likely will become more of a norm even after the current emergency is over.

A Time of Loss: Dealing with Loss in Law Firms
Published: June 4, 2020
Duration: 57 minutes 6 seconds

Under the current atmosphere, more lawyers recognize the possibility that they may lose a lawyer or valued employee unexpectedly, whether to illness or accident. Handling and surviving that loss takes forethought, flexibility, and understanding. Our panel, John C. Trimble of Lewis Wagner LLP. and Diane Pumphrey of Wilkins Patterson, will discuss what they have learned, whether firsthand or through observation, regarding the emotional toll of such a loss, as well as ways to plan for the unexpected.

DRI for Life: COVID-19 Podcast
Published: May 26, 2020
Duration: 77 minutes 50 seconds

Since the advent of the global COVID-19 pandemic, people are looking for insight into their mental health and are experiencing different or increased stress due to the pandemic. Host Alex Haggan of Ellis & Winters LLP welcomes Susan E. Gunter LL.M. of Dutton Brock, LLP and Doron Gold, Staff Clinician at Homewood Health, for a discussion of the impact of the pandemic on those in the legal profession and strategies for maintaining health and improving well-being during the pandemic.

DRI For life Podcast on Working From Home, Homeschooling, and the Issues Both Present
Published: May 8, 2020
Duration: 42 minutes 34 seconds

The pandemic has disrupted home, work, and school routines and schedules. It has also provided opportunities to spend more time with family. Host Sara M. Turner of Baker Donelson with guests Stephanie F. Jones of Gordon & Rees, Nicholas D. Garrard of Wilkins Patterson, Laura D. Eschleman of Nall & Miller LLP, and Thomas E. "Ted" Dunlap of the National Transportation Safety Board share creative solutions and tips for balancing the practice of law, parenting, and homeschooling during the pandemic and into the next phases.

Battle Lines Drawn: Where Coronavirus and Coverage Intersect
Published: May 6, 2020
Duration: 69 minutes 34 seconds

Host Chris W. Martin of Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom discusses the implications of the Coronavirus pandemic on various insurance policies and coverage law going forward, with guests Paul S. White of Wilson Elser and Dan D. Kohane of Hurwitz & Fine.

Managing Teams Remotely Part One of the Work from Home Series
Published: March 27, 2020
Duration: 32 minutes 23 seconds

In this current climate surrounding COVID-19 and the many shelter in place orders, many lawyers and staff are working from home for the first time. Host Sara M. Turner of Baker Donelson is joined by guest Becky Morrison, an executive coach with Grantley Coaching, for a discussion of how to motivate, manage, and cultivate a successful remote team that can enhance client service, retain key employees, and meet internal goals for success.

Constitutional Environmental Litigation
Published: August 22, 2019
Duration: 44 minutes 53 seconds

Local regulation often conflicts with federal and state law, including the United States Constitution and its state counterparts. This Podcast discusses litigation tools and strategies regarding the intersection of constitutional and environmental law, particularly in the case of local overreach.

Sound Healing
Published: September 24, 2018
Duration: 30 minutes 20 seconds

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Playing to Your Strengths – We’re all Experts in Something
Published: February 1, 2018
Duration: 6 minutes 52 seconds

Spoken by Frank Ramos.

Less is More – Downsizing in Your Life
Published: February 1, 2018
Duration: 7 minutes 53 seconds

Spoken by Frank Ramos.

Personal Strategic Planning for 2018
Published: February 1, 2018
Duration: 9 minutes 25 seconds

Frank Ramos is a partner at Clarke Silverglate, where he practices in the areas of product liability, pharmaceutical and medical device defense, employment, medical malpractice, general liability, class action and commercial litigation. In addition, he is a certified circuit and county court mediator. He is a summa cum laude grad with a B.A. from Florida International University in 1993 and a magna cum laude grad with a J.D. from the University of Miami in 1997.