Upcoming DRI Seminars

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Past DRI Seminars


  • Seminars
    Nashville, Tennessee

    The 2022 DRI Cannabis Law Seminar will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge on cannabis law, while expanding your professional network in this exciting industry. Earn multiple 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, products liability in cannabis, cannabis M&A, diversity/social justice in the industry, and so much more!

  • Seminars
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Don’t miss a beat in Music City! Join us in the heart of downtown Nashville for the 2022 DRI Senior Living and Long-Term Care Litigation Seminar, September 7–9, at the Omni Nashville Hotel. The annual seminar includes two days of learning and networking for healthcare providers, defense attorneys, in-house counsel, claims specialists, insurance brokers and other professionals involved in the defense of senior housing providers across the country. Not only will the seminar cover the latest topics and trends affecting the senior living industry, but also this year’s seminar will hit the right note with numerous networking opportunities such as: First Timers/Young Lawyers networking reception, three networking receptions (one of which is an off-site event at Ole Smoky), dine-arounds, Women in the Law Lunch (open to all), DRI Cares service project, and DRI for Life yoga session.

  • Seminars
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Join us in Nashville for the 2022 Drug & Medical Device Seminar! The seminar will provide countless opportunities to network with clients, potential referral sources, and colleagues from across the country who are in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. You will hear from a panel of judges about their approaches to key MDL and mass-tort litigation issues, and you do not want to miss presentations about better company witnesses and juror perceptions of drug & medical device companies. Gain insight from in-house lawyers, outside counsel, and judges about diversity and inclusion in the legal industry. This seminar continues to be the "go-to" event year after year for in-house and outside counsel to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.

  • Annual Meeting
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Connect with the most influential civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel from across the county at the DRI Annual Meeting in Philadelphia! From October 25–28, engage with our passionate legal community, expand your knowledge base with cutting-edge education, meet leaders from the field, celebrate past achievements and future goals with friends, and explore historic Philadelphia. We look forward to seeing you in the City of Brotherly Love!

    Register by September 12, 2022 to receive the early registration rate: $1,025 for DRI members and $1,325 for non-members. If your membership recently lapsed, please renew your membership prior to registering to ensure you receive your discounted member rate.
  • Seminars
    San Diego, California

    The 2022 Law Firm Leaders and Managing Partners Conference is exploring what it means to manage a law firm in these post-pandemic times. Scarce human resources, increasing overhead expenses, cyber-security threats, and changing client expectations have come to the forefront of law firm management since the world shut down in March 2020. This conference will arm law firm leaders with knowledge from numerous sources on the best ways to address and attack the challenges law firms continue to face following the COVID-19 Pandemic!

    Register by October 4, 2022 to receive the early registration rate: $895 for DRI members and $1,195 for non-members. If your membership recently lapsed, please renew your membership prior to registering to ensure you receive your discounted member rate.

  • Seminars
    San Diego, California

    Join us in sunny San Diego for a two-day seminar that will help improve your appellate skillset and grow your network. Ideal for all attorneys who are involved in appeals, this program offers sessions on many key topics including state constitutionalism and stare decisis after the U.S. Supreme Court’s monumental recent term. Plus, attendees will benefit from tips for oral argument from both sides of the bench and principles for improving legal writing. Our diverse speaker lineup is comprised of federal appellate judges and state court justices as well as experienced appellate advocates from across the country. As a bonus, the committee is teaming up with the Asbestos Medicine Committee for a joint session on effective persuasion with Dr. Jeffrey Rachlinski from Cornell University. And, as always, there will be receptions and frequent networking opportunities with other appellate attorneys and attendees at the Asbestos Medicine and Managing Partners Conferences.  This includes an incredible Premier Networking Event at the USS Midway Museum, where you’ll have the chance to network and reconnect with fellow DRI members while enjoying the floating city of the sea!

    Register by September 19, 2022 to receive the early registration rate: $1,095 for DRI members and $1,395 for non-members. If your membership recently lapsed, please renew your membership prior to registering to ensure you receive your discounted member rate.
  • Seminars
    San Diego, California

    Connect with leaders in asbestos litigation to further your career and network. Don’t miss DRI’s interactive and informative meeting that brings together industry experts and asbestos litigation practitioners to share their experience and knowledge. Discover emerging trends and groundbreaking developments in the field, including how the role of genetics and cancer causation impact the investigation and outcome of cases. Expert lecturers, panelists, and moderators will provide insight into the most current, best legal practices in asbestos and cosmetic talc litigation. There will also be a basic skills session for practitioners new to litigation.

    Register by September 19, 2022 to receive the early registration rate: $1,095 for DRI members and $1,395 for non-members. If your membership recently lapsed, please renew your membership prior to registering to ensure you receive your discounted member rate.
  • Seminars
    New York City, New York

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  • Seminars
    New York City, New York

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