General Information

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!

NEW THIS YEAR - The Corporate Expo is virtual! Interviews will occur June 22–30 from the comfort of your home or workspace. You must be registered for the seminar and a DRI member. More information can be found below.

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Registration Information

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DRI Member Pricing: $695
Non-Member Pricing: $795

DRI Member Pricing: $795
Non-Member Pricing: $895

DRI Member Pricing: $695
Non-Member Pricing: $695

Register by May 19, 2021 to receive the early registration rate. If you wish to have your name appear on the registration list distributed at the seminar and receive the course materials in advance, DRI must receive your registration by May 19, 2021 (please allow 10 days for processing). Registrations received after May 19, 2021 will be processed on-site.



Diversity for Success Full Agenda



Seminar Speaker List (Coming Soon)


Hotel and Travel Information

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Marriott New Orleans, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. Take advantage of the group rate of $190.00 Single/Double in one of two ways:

The hotel block is limited and rooms and rates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must make reservations by May 19, 2021 to be eligible for the hotel’s group rate. Requests for reservations made after May 19, 2021 are subject to room and rate availability. A small portion of your room rate offsets the costs of the seminar.


Travel Discounts: DRI is pleased to announce that discounted air fares are available on various major air carriers for DRI seminar attendees. To receive these discounts, please contact Direct Travel Ltd., DRI’s official travel provider, at 800.840.0908. If you would like to have access to the DRI online travel booking tool, you must complete a Business Travel Profile form at Within 24 business hours, you will receive information on accessing the system.


CLE Information

Earn up to 6.25 hours of continuing legal education hours from this seminar.

Seminar CLE Grid (Coming Soon)



DRI's 2021 Diversity for Success Seminar is proudly sponsored by:


Glassman Wyatt Tuttle Cox P.C.

Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani

KNCH Koeller Nebeker Carlson Haluck LLP

Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney

WF | Wong Fleming Attorneys at Law


If you would like to contact DRI about seminar sponsorship opportunities, including pricing, or to reserve a spot, please go to Advertising and Sponsorship.


Virtual Corporate Expo

This year's VIRTUAL Corporate Expo, June 22-30, provides a unique opportunity for selected minority and women attorneys and their law firms to network and interview with corporations and insurance companies committed to diversifying their national outside counsel panels. Three attorneys per law firm may participate in the process. Participating corporations and insurance companies select which firms to network with based on criteria submitted by the law firms. For you and your firm to participate in the Corporate Expo, each attorney must:

  1. Be registered individually for the Diversity for Success Seminar by registering online or calling DRI Customer Service at 312.795.1101; and
  2. Be a DRI Individual Member. If you are not a DRI member, you can join online or call DRI Customer Service.

The Corporate Expo is for DRI members only. After you have registered for the Diversity for Success Seminar and become a DRI member, you will receive an email with a link to the Law Firm Application, which you must complete and submit electronically. If you do not receive a link within a week of registering, please call DRI Customer Service at 312.795.1101. The Law Firm Application must be completed and submitted on or before May 19, 2021. DRI cannot accept late submissions this year due to increased interest in the Corporate Expo.


Event Terms

Read the Event Terms, including DRI’s risk-free registration policy


In-House Counsel and Claims Executives Initiatives

Read the In-House Counsel and Claims Executives Initiatives


Thank You to DRI’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Gary L. Howard
Program Chair

Geri Lynn Arrindell
Program Vice Chair

Ricardo A. Woods
Committee Chair

Stacy L. Douglas
Committee Vice Chair

Jaime Walker Luse
Law Institute


Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding DRI programs, please contact DRI Customer Service at 312.795.1101 or