General Information

DRI’s 2021 Medical Liability and Health Care Law Seminar will take place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 30.

The annual two-day seminar will be the committee’s first in-person seminar in over a year, and it will cover a variety of topics, such as the latest on COVID-19, including immunity laws, critical care, and obstetrics; tips on evaluating complex medical malpractice cases; lessons from the Dewey LeBouef Scandal; and more.

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Registration Information

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DRI Member Pricing: $995
Non-Member Pricing: $1,195

DRI Member Pricing: $1,095
Non-Member Pricing: $1,295

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

Register by July 5, 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 July 5, 2021. Registrations received after July 5, 2021 will be processed on-site.

*If your membership recently lapsed, please renew your membership prior to registering to ensure you receive your discounted member rate.



Medical Liability Full Agenda



Medical Liability Speaker List


Hotel and Travel Information

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Caesars Palace, 3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109. Take advantage of the group rate of $219.00 (there is a daily resort fee of $30 per night) 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 July 19, 2021 to be eligible for the hotel’s group rate. Requests for reservations made after July 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 13 hours of continuing legal education hours, including 1 hour of ethics credit from this seminar.

Medical Liability CLE Information (PDF)



DRI's 2021 Medical Liability and Health Care Seminar is proudly sponsored by:

Bendin Sumrall & Ladner LLC Attorneys at Law

H|B|S Hall Booth Smith, P.C. Attorneys at Law

Jackson Kelly PLLC

Sturgill Turner


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


DRI Cares

Opportunity Village Pride Purpose And A Paycheck

Opportunity Village (OV) operates employment training centers in southern Nevada to help adults with disabilities through vocational training, community employment, day services, advocacy, arts and social recreation.

Please help by donating sketchbooks, drawing paper, Colored pencils, markers, books, card games, board games, adult diapers, and Amazon gift cards or items that OV can auction at their own fundraisers. If you have something of value; i.e. sports tickets, time share, etc., OV could auction such items and raise funds.

The OV will be on-site at the seminar to collect items or to contribute monetary donations.

Please click here to donate. Under “Pick Your Team!” make sure to select Team B: Medical Liability and Health Care.

The Litigation Skills and Medical Liability & Health Care Law Committees are in a friendly competition to see who’s the biggest giver.

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 Medical Liability and Health Care Committee

Andrew DeSimone
Program Chair

Meghan Hatfield Yanacek
Program Vice Chair

Barclay Wong
Committee Chair

Laura Eschleman
Committee Vice Chair

Stephen O. Plunkett
Law Institute


Contact Us

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