Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - Thursday, 15 March 2018

Appellate Advocacy

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino 3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89109 UNITED STATES
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At the DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, experienced appellate practitioners, in-house counsel, and occasional appellate advocates alike will benefit from a distinguished faculty of judges, in-house counsel, and leading practitioners providing valuable insights into effective appellate advocacy. The live oral argument and writing sessions will provide concrete strategies and techniques for improving persuasiveness on appeal. The program also features Bryan Garner and his insights into making winning arguments about the interpretation of legal texts. Other speakers will address important topics, such as appeals in state courts, building an appellate practice, and positioning a case for successful resolution on appeal.<br> <b>For the first time, the seminar also will feature joint sessions and networking opportunities with the DRI Trial Tactics Seminar attendees, including complimentary attendance at additional sessions sponsored by DRI Trial Tactics Committee.</b>

REGISTRATION RATES

Discount Registration Cutoff Date: 2/13/2018
Registration Cutoff Date: 3/13/2018

Type Discount RegistrationRegistration Fee
Member$875.00 $975.00
Member In-House Counsel *$0.00 $0.00
Government Member$575.00 $575.00
Member Claims Executive **$0.00 $0.00
Non Member$1,110.00 $1,210.00
* In order to qualify for the in-house counsel member rate, you must be a member of DRI and the Corporate Counsel Committee.
** Any DRI member employed as a claims professional by a corporation or insurance company, who spends a substantial portion of his or her professional time hiring or supervising outside counsel in the representation of business, insurance companies or their insureds, associations or governmental entities in civil litigation, will be entitled to free attendance at any DRI seminar.

Save $100 when you register by February 13, 2018. The registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, networking receptions, and access to the DRI App. If you wish to have your name appear on the registration list distributed at the conference and receive the course materials in advance, DRI must receive your registration by February 20, 2018 (please allow 10 days for processing). Registrations received after February 20, 2018, will be processed on-site.

HOTEL INFORMATION

TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

DRI offers discounted meeting fares 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 Traveler Profile form. To access the secure form, please CLICK HERE.

Within 24 Business Hours, you will receive information on accessing the system.

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS

No special discounts are provided for the Diversity for Success or Young Lawyers Seminars, Fidelity and Surety Roundtable, Defending Drug and Medical Device Litigation Young Lawyer Primer, the DRI Annual Meeting, or any non-CLE DRI meeting. For most other seminars, the first and second registrations from the same firm or company are subject to the fees outlined above. The registration fee for additional registrants from the same firm or company is $100 off the member rate, regardless of membership status. The group discount rate for DRI International seminar is $50 off the member rate and $40 off the member rate for Product Liability Conference and Drug and Medical Device seminar. All registrations must be received at the same time to receive the discount.

CLE/CE CLAIMS ADJUSTERS ACCREDITATIONS

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REFUND POLICY

The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before February 20, 2018. Cancellations received after February 20 and on or before February 27, 2018, will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations made after February 27 will not receive a refund, but a $100 certificate good for any DRI seminar within the next 12 months will be issued. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Fax (312.795.0747) or email (seminars@dri.org) to DRI’s Accounting Department. Processing of refunds will occur within four weeks after the date of the seminar. All refunds will be processed in the same method that the payment was received. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge and must be submitted in writing.

The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before February 20, 2018. Cancellations received after February 20 and on or before February 27, 2018, will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations made after February 27 will not receive a refund, but a $100 certificate good for any DRI seminar within the next 12 months will be issued. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Fax (312.795.0747) or email (seminars@dri.org) to DRI’s Accounting Department. Processing of refunds will occur within four weeks after the date of the seminar. All refunds will be processed in the same method that the payment was received. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge and must be submitted in writing..

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