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A Guide to Mastering Legal Writing

February 8, 2024 | DRI

The ability to craft persuasive arguments not only strengthens your advocacy but also enhances your reputation as a persuasive and credible legal professional.

PAST BLOGS

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Mental Resilience in Litigation: Strategies for Lawyers

January 12, 2024 | DRI

Explore practical strategies to build and sustain mental resilience during demanding litigation periods.

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Unlocking Success: A Guide for Lawyers to Secure Referrals

December 8, 2023 | DRI

Let’s explore effective strategies for lawyers to generate referrals and foster lasting professional relationships.

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DRI Members Offer Advice for New Lawyers

November 10, 2023 | DRI

Whether you're just beginning your journey in the field or looking for a fresh perspective on your legal career, our DRI members have a treasure trove of advice to help you navigate the path to success.

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In-House Counsel's Guide to Success: Tips from the Pros

October 13, 2023 | DRI

Check out key insights as seasoned in-house counsel members of DRI share their invaluable tips for success in this dynamic field.

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The Fastest Growing Areas of Law Practice in 2023

September 8, 2023 | DRI

Whether you’re a law student or a seasoned attorney considering a change, this article will help you understand 2023's fastest growing areas of law practice.

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Nurturing Mental Health: A Guide to Vital Resources for Lawyers

August 11, 2023 | DRI

Lawyers frequently deal with high-stress environments, tight deadlines, and demanding clients. Learn why prioritizing your mental health is crucial.

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A Lawyer’s Summer Reading List

July 14, 2023 | DRI

Looking for books to add to your summer reading list? Check out these recommendations from DRI members.

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State, Local, and National Defense Organizations: Supporting the Civil Defense Community

June 9, 2023 | DRI

Are you familiar with SLDOs/NDOs? Learn who they are, what they do, and how DRI is partnering with them on key issues.

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Why DRI? Members Share Their Favorite Perks

May 12, 2023 | DRI

Discover the perks of DRI membership! Hear from members about networking, seminars, and authentic connections. Join now for special savings.

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Maximize Your Law Firm’s Reach with These Marketing Strategies

April 14, 2023 | DRI

Whether you are just getting started or looking for ways to improve your current marketing efforts, here are some tips for marketing your law firm.

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Why You Should Care about Social Inflation

March 9, 2023 | DRI

Have you heard of social inflation? Learn about the trend and why it matters for businesses, consumers, and the rule of law.

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A Lawyer's Guide to Chicago

February 10, 2023 | DRI

The Windy City offers something for every lawyer – on and off the clock. Check out our guide and plan your next visit today!

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Legal Technology: The Future of the Business of Law

January 13, 2023 | DRI

From online research tools to document automation, there are various ways legal technologies can help lawyers work more efficiently and effectively.

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How to Build Your Legal Practice by Publishing

December 9, 2022 | DRI

You can build your book of business and elevate your influence in your legal niche by publishing your writing. Here's where to start.

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10 Wellness Tips for Lawyers

November 11, 2022 | DRI

Consider these lawyer wellness tips to avoid burnout and keep you primed for success in your legal practice.

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How to Start a Legal Blog in 5 Steps

November 11, 2022 | DRI

Find your niche, define your strategy, and become a thought leader by starting your own legal blog.

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6 Ways Lawyers Can Give Back

November 11, 2022 | DRI

Help your community and improve your own well-being in the process.

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How to Find an Expert Witness

November 11, 2022 | DRI

An expert witness has the potential to make or break a case. Learn how to find the best one.

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