DRI recently held a successful seminar, Sharing Success - A Seminar for Women Lawyers in Miami, Florida. The seminar hosted nearly 250 attendees from across the country, and each earned more than 12 hours of CLE credit. It presented many valuable learning opportunities and lively discussions on the topics of challenges for in-house counsel, trial tactics and how to become a trusted legal advisor.
The faculty discussed a variety of topics including handling an expert witness, preserving error, post-recession success, business development, e-discovery and mentoring. In addition to the high-quality education, attendees were able to network and build business relationships with peers and clients. Among the faculty were Patricia K. Gillette, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; Karen R. Glickstein, Polsinelli Shughart PC; Heidi B. Goldstein, Thompson Hine LLP; Hon. Michele D. Hotten, Maryland Court of Special Appeals for the Fourth Appellate Circuit; Zabrina M. Jenkins, Starbucks Coffee Corporation; and Lauren Stiller Rikleen, Bowditch Institute for Women's Success and Bowditch & Dewey LLP.