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					Asbestos Medicine
Seminar
November 1 1 –12, 2004
San Diego Marriott Hotel
San Diego, California




                           Who Should Attend
                           • Defense lawyers

                           • Medical nurses and
                             paralegals

                           • National in-house
                             counsel

                           • Insurance and self-
                             insured professionals

                           • Risk managers
This year’s DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar at the San Diego
Marriott will be an enlightening event in an exciting location. This
program is the premier educational and business seminar in the
asbestos litigation community.

DRI’s Asbestos Medicine Seminar brings together the most talented
faculty of lawyers and doctors in the field. Last year’s seminar
attracted a record-setting number of litigation professionals. This
year’s program will examine current medical and related topics in
this ever-changing field. The program will examine jury selection,
opening statement and voir dire from the main podium and in
breakout sessions. We will explore alternate methods of proving
shares, new trial techniques and several industrial hygiene topics.
The recent changes in corporate profile, bankruptcies and juror
attitudes are critical areas of inquiry. The physicians will objectively
look at mesothelioma, lung cancer and screening cases. This
program will feature an expanded format on important topics with
panel professionals who have proven their expertise and skill.

This seminar features the current medical aspects of the asbestos
litigation scene. It is timely, with the most up-to-date information
on mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. It will present
current opinions on asbestos dosage, fiber type and disease
potential. It will also cover federal and state legislative initiatives
and developments.

Bruce T. Bishop
Program Co-Chair               What You Will Learn

                               • The most up-to-date asbestos medical
Michael E. Hutchins              information
Program Co-Chair               • How to develop successful asbestos
                                 defense strategies
Albert H. Parnell              • Current jury selection techniques
Law Institute                  • The latest developments in asbestos
                                 bankruptcy
                               • Trial techniques from the very best
                                 asbestos defense counsel

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                  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2004


6:00 p.m.    Registration

6:00 p.m.    Networking Reception
             Sponsored by




                   THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2004


7:30 a.m.    Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m.    First-Time Attendees Breakfast

8:15 a.m.    Welcome and Introduction
             Bruce T. Bishop, Willcox & Savage PC, Norfolk, Virginia
             Michael E. Hutchins, Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP,
             Atlanta, Georgia
             Albert H. Parnell, Hawkins & Parnell LLP, Atlanta, Georgia

8:25 a.m.    A Brief History of the Industrial Hygiene Profession
             and Its Use of Retrospective Dose Reconstruction
             The 60-year-old industrial hygiene profession is relatively
             young. There were few members before the passage of the
             Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. Ms. McCluskey
             will provide an overview of the development of the profession
             and its use of exposure dose reconstruction.
             Gayla J. McCluskey, CIH, CSP, ROH, OEP, Global
             Environmental Health Services Inc., Radnor, Pennsylvania

9:00 a.m.    Discovery Tools to Defend Plaintiffs’ Claims
             This session will provide a new look at an old topic. From a
             historical and current perspective, it will examine new ways of
             utilizing discovery tools and conducting depositions. It will
             review the discovery requests of third parties, the use of the
             Asbestos Worker Magazine and Green Sheets at depositions of
             insulator plaintiffs or witnesses. In addition, Mr. Mesher will
             cover the means to establish the presence of the traditional
             defendants’ products at plaintiffs’ work sites, as well as other
             tools to defend cases involving new product exposures and
             work sites.
             Barry N. Mesher, Lane Powell Spears Lubersky LLP, Seattle,
             Washington




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9:40 a.m.    Don’t Touch That Dial: Five Things Attorneys Can
             Learn from Television’s Greatest Lawyers
             Some scenes are simply worth repeating. Mr. Bailey will use
             some of television’s most entertaining trial scenes to outline the
             essential strategies that every attorney should learn.
             Mel D. Bailey, Bailey Crowe & Kugler LLP, Dallas, Texas

10:20 a.m.   Refreshment Break
             Sponsored by



10:40 a.m.   Proving Shares for Cross Claims and Including Absent
             Contributors in the Verdict
             The trial is ready to begin and you’re the last defendant left
             standing. How do you prove up the shares of the settling and
             bankrupt defendants in those jurisdictions that recognize joint
             liability and comparative fault? Here’s a primer.
             Bruce T. Bishop, Willcox & Savage PC, Norfolk, Virginia

11:20 a.m.   The Top Ten Mistakes a Corporation Makes That Provide
             a Basis for Punitive Damages or Catastrophic
             Compensatory Jury Awards
             The title is self-explanatory. Mr. Mahoney will count down from
             10 and provide an escape hatch through advanced planning.
             William F. Mahoney, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd.,
             Chicago, Illinois

12:00 p.m.   Lunch (on your own)

1:20 p.m.    The Economics of Punitive Damages Post-State Farm
             Dr. Gaughan will offer his opinions about what we can do to
             avoid and/or handle the pitfalls of State Farm.
             Patrick A. Gaughan, PhD, Economatrix Research Associates Inc.,
             New York, New York

1:50 p.m.    Developments and Current Issues in Asbestos Bankruptcy
             This presentation will review the key statutory requirements
             under the Bankruptcy Code for the creation of the claimants’
             trust and the channeling injunction and discuss the current
             status of issues of note in asbestos bankruptcies. Topics that
             will be covered include the use of the “pre-packaged” plan
             process in bankruptcy, developments regarding the
             consideration used to fund the trust and the current status on
             “insurer neutrality.” The presentation will also review the case
             dynamics of several recent Chapter 11 cases.
             Jeffery E. Spiers, Andrews Kurth LLP, Houston, Texas


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2:30 p.m.    Jury Selection and Opening Statement Roundtable
             Angela L. Abel, Bowne DecisionQuest, Alpharetta, Georgia
             Mel D. Bailey, Bailey Crowe & Kugler LLP, Dallas, Texas
             Bruce T. Bishop, Willcox & Savage PC, Norfolk, Virginia
             David B. Graeven, PhD, Trial Behavior Consulting Inc.,
             San Francisco, California
             Albert H. Parnell, Hawkins & Parnell LLP, Atlanta, Georgia
             William J. Sayers, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Los Angeles,
             California

4:00 p.m.    Refreshment Break
             Sponsored by



             BREAKOUT SESSIONS
             (All breakout sessions are limited to defense lawyers and their clients
             only. Plaintiffs’ lawyers are invited to meet elsewhere on their own.)

4:15 p.m.    Breakout A: Brakes, Gaskets, and Packings and the
             Products That Use Them
             This session will focus on an interchange between the participants
             on basic low-dose exposures. All of these defendants have
             common, as well as special issues, which they face in the litigation.
             Ronald D. Collins, Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy LLP,
             Jackson, Mississippi
             Raymond P. Harris, Jr., Whittenburg Whittenburg Schachter &
             Harris PC, Dallas, Texas
             John J. Kurowski, Cates Kurowski Bailey & Shultz LLC,
             Swansea, Illinois

4:15 p.m.    Breakout B: The Premises — Powerhouses, Utilities,
             Refineries and Other Places Where Invitees Come
             The liability of premises owners and the special circumstances
             that they face will be discussed. The participants will discuss
             discovery and trial materials.
             Pedro F. Andarsio, Pedro F. Andarsio Law Offices, Houston,
             Texas
             Jiyon Choe, Jackson & Wallace LLP, San Francisco, California
             Steven A. Hart, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd.,
             Chicago, Illinois
             Edward J. Wilbraham, Wilbraham Lawler & Buba PC,
             Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




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5:00 p.m.   Breakout C: Hot Topics
            Hot topics in active jurisdictions will be covered by national
            coordinating counsel, national trial counsel, insurance industry
            attendees and client representatives. Discussion will include
            new developments such as inactive dockets, state tort reform,
            new judges, new plaintiff attorneys, new procedures, new
            appellate court decisions or anything else that is new, including
            the progress of developments that are being considered or are
            under discussion.
            Sandra F. Clark, MehaffyWeber PC, Beaumont, Texas
            Michael T. Hart, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, Milwaukee,
            Wisconsin
            Gabriel A. Jackson, Jackson & Wallace LLP, San Francisco,
            California
            Christopher P. Larson, Heyl Royster Voelker & Allen PC,
            Peoria, Illinois
            James A. Lowery III, Godwin Gruber LLP, Dallas, Texas
            James H. Powers, Powers & Frost LLP, Houston, Texas
            William D. Shultz, Jr., Cates Kurowski Bailey & Shultz LLC,
            Swansea, Illinois
            James N. Sinunu, Adams Nye Sinunu Bruni Becht LLP,
            San Francisco, California

5:00 p.m.   Breakout D: Defending Contractors and Suppliers
            The manufacturers of traditional asbestos insulation products
            are gone, but their legacy is the contractors and suppliers who
            bought and installed their products. Hear more about the
            unique problems that face these defendants.
            David C. Marshall, Hawkins & Parnell LLP, Atlanta, Georgia
            James B. Pressly, Jr., Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd PA, Greenville,
            South Carolina
            John E. Sullivan, Baker & Hostetler LLP, Cleveland, Ohio
            Michael N. Weathersby, Evert & Weathersby LLC, Atlanta,
            Georgia

6:15 p.m.   Networking Reception




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                     FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2004


8:15 a.m.    Welcome
             Albert H. Parnell, Hawkins & Parnell LLP, Atlanta, Georgia
             Michael E. Hutchins, Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP,
             Atlanta, Georgia

8:20 a.m.    True Confessions of the Ethically Challenged
             Ms. MacDonnell will present a video simulation of interviews
             with anonymous practitioners who will share their hypothetical
             problems, followed by live explanations of the ethical
             considerations at issue and how the problem should be solved
             under the Model Rules.
             Janet L. MacDonnell, Deutsch Kerrigan & Stiles LLP,
             New Orleans, Louisiana

9:20 a.m.    A Safety Engineer’s Perspective on Warnings
             Requirements in the Workplace
             Dr. Gomer will address the historical considerations that guide
             an equipment manufacturer’s determination of whether an
             alleged defective product condition must be mitigated through
             warnings. The focus of the presentation is on hazards that are
             associated with latent diseases, as opposed to traumatic injuries.
             For a particular time period of interest, the underlying safety
             analysis must evaluate (a) national and international equipment
             safety standards, (b) historical standards for permissible levels of
             exposure to the alleged hazard, (c) component manufacturer-
             provided safety information, (d) technical manuals and warnings
             provided by other equipment manufacturers, and (e) industrial
             hygiene and epidemiological findings that are relevant to the
             alleged health hazard.
             Frank E. Gomer, PhD, Gomer Consulting Group, Scottsdale,
             Arizona

10:00 a.m.   Refreshment Break
             Sponsored by



10:20 a.m.   Medical Assessment of Asbestos Screenings
             Dr. Friedman has examined and compared B-readings and
             other x-ray interpretations from a number of different sources
             and will discuss his findings.
             Gary K. Friedman, MD, Pulmonary Function Laboratories,
             Houston, Texas




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11:20 a.m.   The Changing Patterns of Mesothelioma Referrals
             Cases that are alleged mesothelioma but are not, increased
             proportion of females, and the increased proportion of
             peritoneals all indicate that the real asbestos-related
             mesotheliomas are finally on the decrease.
             Victor L. Roggli, MD, Duke University Medical Center,
             Durham, North Carolina

12:00 p.m.   Lunch (on your own)

1:20 p.m.    The Dose Parameters of Asbestos as Outlined in the
             Recent EPA and ATSDR Papers
             Dr. Crapo will discuss the implications of the EPA and ATSDR
             papers as they relate to asbestos dose parameters.
             James D. Crapo, MD, National Jewish Medical and Research
             Center, Denver, Colorado

2:00 p.m.    The Low-Dose Industrial Hygiene Approach to Asbestos
             Exposures
             This session will demonstrate the presentation of the industrial
             hygiene approach to the low doses of asbestos, post-OSHA and
             other regulatory environments, and the impact of those doses
             on industrial hygiene concepts and disease causation.
             William L. Dyson, PhD, CIH, Workplace Group LLC,
             Greensboro, North Carolina


2:40 p.m.    New Developments in Lung Cancer Cases
             Dr. Craighead will cover the latest lung cancer developments.
             John E. Craighead, MD, University of Vermont, Burlington,
             Vermont

3:20 p.m.    Refreshment Break
             Sponsored by



3:35 p.m.    Radiology — The Difference between Asbestos, Silica
             and Mixed Dust Exposures
             Dr. Barrett will provide an explanation of the differences in x-ray
             appearances in reading x-rays involving asbestos, silica and
             mixed dust exposures and explain why they should not be
             interpreted in the same fashion.
             Peter J. Barrett, MD, Tufts New England Medical Center,
             Boston, Massachusetts




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4:15 p.m.    Ten Mistakes Plaintiffs’ Economists Make in Measuring
             Lost Earnings in Personal Injury Cases
             Dr. Gaughan has examined testimony from multiple plaintiffs’
             experts and has determined a number of errors they make that
             a defense lawyer can exploit. This segment will explore 10 of
             those errors.
             Patrick A. Gaughan, PhD, Economatrix Research Associates Inc.,
             New York, New York


5:00 p.m.    Adjourn




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                                 membership organization of all
                                 lawyers involved in the defense
                                 of civil litigation. As such, DRI
                                 wishes to express its strong
 commitment to the goal of diversity in its membership. Our
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                                                    November 11–12, 2004



                       GENERAL INFORMATION


Registration
The registration fee is $595 for members and $725 for non-members. The
registration fee includes CD-ROM course materials, continental breakfasts,
refreshment breaks and networking receptions. If you wish to have your
name appear on the registration list distributed at the conference and
receive the CD-ROM course materials in advance, DRI must receive your
registration by October 22, 2004 (please allow ten days for processing).
Registrations received after October 22 will be processed on-site.

Course Materials
In order to better serve and satisfy the numerous requests from our
membership, DRI will mail the course materials to all registrants in
CD-ROM format twelve days in advance of the seminar. You may still
purchase printed materials separately at or after the seminar. Printed
course materials can be purchased on-site for an additional $10.

Supplemental Materials
Recommended supplemental material for this seminar is Punitive
Damages after Campbell from DRI’s Defense Library Series. Pricing is
$50 for members and $70 for non-members (add $15 for hard copies).
Order your copy by checking the appropriate box on the registration
form on the back of this brochure. You can also view the entire list of
DRI publications offerings and make purchases online at www.dri.org.

Special Discounts
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 $545, regardless of
membership status. All registrations must be received at the same time to
receive the discount.

Refund Policy
The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or
before October 22, 2004. Cancellations received after October 22 and
on or before October 29, 2004 will receive a refund, less a $50
processing fee. Cancellations made after October 29 will not receive a
refund, but the course materials on CD-ROM and 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. All
refunds will be mailed within four weeks after the date of the conference.
Substitutions may be made at any time without charge and must be
submitted in writing.


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Hotel Accommodations
A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made
available at the San Diego Marriott Hotel, 333 West Harbor Drive,
San Diego, California 92101. For reservations, contact the hotel
directly at 800.228.9290 or 619.234.1500. Please mention the DRI
Asbestos Medicine Seminar to take advantage of the group rate of
$225 Cityview Single or $245 Cityview Double. The hotel block is
limited and rooms and rates are available on a first-come, first-served
basis. You must make reservations by October 13, 2004 to be eligible
for the group rate. Requests for reservations made after October 13
are subject to room and rate availability.

Travel Discounts
DRI offers discounted meeting fares on various major air carriers for
DRI’s Asbestos Medicine Seminar attendees. To receive these
discounts, please contact Hobson Travel Ltd, DRI’s official travel
provider at 800.538.7464. As always, to obtain the lowest available
fares, early booking is recommended.

CLE Accreditation
This seminar has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of
California in the amount of 14.6 hours, including 1.0 hour of ethics
credit. Accreditation has been requested from every state with
mandatory continuing legal education (CLE) requirements.
Certificates of attendance will be provided to each attendee. Attendees
are responsible for obtaining CLE credits from their respective states.
Credit availability and requirements vary from state to state; please call
DRI at 312.795.1101 for credit information for your state.




The taping or recording of DRI seminars is prohibited without the
written permission of DRI.

Speakers and times may be subject to last-minute changes.

DRI policy provides there will be no group functions sponsored by
others in connection with its seminars.




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                                FACULTY


Angela L. Abel is a vice president of Bowne DecisionQuest in its
Atlanta office. Ms. Abel’s area of specialization is in the development
of litigation communication strategies. She has experience in over 800
cases of diverse practice areas including intellectual property, toxic tort,
products liability, construction and personal injury litigation.

Mel D. Bailey is a partner in Bailey Crowe & Kugler LLP in Dallas.
He is a member of ABOTA, DRI and the Texas Trial Lawyers
Association. He was voted one of the Best Lawyers Under 40 by D
Magazine. Mr. Bailey has prosecuted and defended high-profile
personal injury, product liability and business litigation cases in state
and federal courts throughout the U.S. He represents many corporate
clients in complex and high-stake litigation, and he has served in an
advisory capacity for corporate clients seeking to develop nationwide
strategies for the defense of mass-tort litigation. He is a frequent
lecturer, focusing on trial strategies and techniques.

Peter J. Barrett, MD, is a NIOSH certified B-reader radiologist at
the Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston. He practices chest
radiology and mammography. Dr. Barrett is board certified in
radiology and nuclear medicine.

Bruce T. Bishop is a partner at Willcox & Savage PC, in Norfolk,
Virginia. Mr. Bishop specializes in asbestos defense, transportation,
trucking, aviation and environmental litigation. He has extensive trial
experience in state and federal courts throughout the U.S. in the
defense of toxic torts/products liability claims. In the course of
representing numerous clients in toxic tort and products liability
litigation, Mr. Bishop has developed considerable expertise in the
coordination of mass tort litigation. He also has a national reputation
in the medical and state-of-the-art issues associated with toxic tort
litigation.

John E. Craighead, MD, is a Professor Emeritus at the University of
Vermont in Burlington. Dr. Craighead, a pathologist, has authored
numerous textbooks on asbestos and many peer-reviewed publications
on asbestos and asbestos-related disease.




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James D. Crapo, MD, serves as the Executive Vice President of
Academic Affairs and the Chairman of the Department of Medicine
for the National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver. Prior
to joining National Jewish, Dr. Crapo spent over 15 years as the Chief
of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at the Duke
University Medical Center. He has served on the NHLBI Advisory
Council and as President of the American Thoracic Society. Dr. Crapo
has maintained a large research program and has numerous grants on
which he is the principal investigator.

William L. Dyson, PhD, CIH, is a Certified Industrial Hygienist
with over 30 years of experience. His work experience has included
employment as an Industrial Hygiene Engineer for the Bureau of
Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Public Health Service (the
predecessor to NIOSH), as an Industrial Hygienist for IBM and as
Corporate Industrial Hygienist for Burlington Industries. Since 1982,
Dr. Dyson has been a Consultant in Industrial Hygiene — first at
Health & Hygiene, a multidisciplinary occupation health firm he
helped found, and presently with Workplace Group LLC in
Greensboro, North Carolina. He has served as President of the
American Academy of Industrial Hygiene and as an officer of the
American Board of Industrial Hygiene Association.

Gary K. Friedman, MD, is a pulmonologist in Houston, where he has
practiced for 31 years. He is past president of the Texas Medical Society,
past chief of staff of Memorial Hospital, and past director of
Occupational Medicine in Pulmonary Division, University of Texas
Medical School. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Preventive
Medicine and Occupational Medicine. He is the Director of Pulmonary
Function Laboratories at four area Houston hospitals. He is a former
B-reader. He has testified as an expert in asbestos litigation for both
the plaintiff and the defense for over 20 years. He is currently authoring
a chapter in a major textbook on all clinical aspects of asbestos.




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Patrick A. Gaughan, PhD, is president of Economatrix Research
Associates Inc. in New York City and a full professor at the College of
Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Gaughan’s published
books include Measuring Business Interruption Losses and Other
Commercial Damages, Measuring Commercial Damages and the award-
winning Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructurings. His
specialties include the measurement of damages in litigation.

Frank E. Gomer, PhD, is the founder of Gomer Consulting Group in
Scottsdale which provides technical litigation support to plaintiff and
defense attorneys and their clients. Dr. Gomer has provided safety and
forensic engineering testing, analysis, and expert testimony in personal
injury and wrongful death cases. These cases, involving occupational
diseases, as well as traumatic injuries sustained in the home, in the
workplace, in public facilities, and in association with transportation,
typically have included products liability or premises liability issues.
He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the
Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics Society and the Safety
Standards Technical Panel for Underwriters Laboratories.

David B. Graeven, PhD, is president of Trial Behavior Consulting Inc.
in San Francisco. He is an expert at designing and evaluating mock
trials, advising on case theory development, jury selection and witness
preparation. His experience encompasses hundreds of cases in all areas
of litigation including general business, professional liability, toxic
torts, intellectual property, insurance bad faith and wrongful
termination. In addition to his trial work, Dr. Graeven served on the
Board of Directors of the American Society of Trial Consultants. He
has published articles in a variety of publications and speaks frequently
on such topics as voir dire and jury selection.

Michael E. Hutchins is a partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres &
Friedman LLP in Atlanta. Mr. Hutchins focuses his practice on
environmental litigation, products liability, commercial cases and
general civil litigation. He has handled asbestos and toxic tort
litigation around the U.S. for the past 17 years. Mr. Hutchins is a
member of several state bars and many professional organizations,
including DRI.




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Janet L. MacDonnell of New Orleans has been defending asbestos
personal injury cases since 1987, and has tried several cases, including
a consolidation of 130 claims that lasted seven months. She currently
serves as national counsel for one client and assists with complicated
cases for numerous clients. She was formerly a partner with Deutsch
Kerrigan & Stiles LLP in New Orleans and continues an affiliation
with that firm, although she is “semi-retired.” She is admitted to
practice in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

William F. Mahoney is a partner in the Chicago office of Segal
McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd. Mr. Mahoney specializes in the
defense of products liability and toxic tort cases. He acts as lead
counsel in thousands of toxic tort cases pending across the nation. He
is active in many bar organizations, including DRI, and is Vice
Chairman of the ABA Committee on Toxic and Hazardous Substances
and Environmental Law.

Gayla J. McCluskey, CIH, CSP, ROH, OEP, is Principal of Global
Environmental Health Services Inc. located in Radnor, Pennsylvania.
Global EHS provides comprehensive environmental, health and safety
services. Ms. McCluskey is immediate past president of the American
Industrial Hygiene Association and served on the AIHA Board of
Directors for 10 years.

Barry N. Mesher is a partner in the law firm of Lane Powell Spears
Lubersky LLP in Seattle. He is chair of the firm’s London Insurance
and Toxic Tort Practice Groups and a member of the American
College of Law and Medicine. He has been involved in multiple toxic
tort and environmental litigation cases for over 25 years and serves as
national coordinating counsel, regional coordinating counsel and local
counsel for a number of asbestos litigation clients.

Albert H. Parnell is a trial lawyer and partner in Hawkins & Parnell LLP
in Atlanta, Georgia and Charleston, West Virginia, and a partner in
the Dallas office of Hawkins Parnell & Thackston LLP. Mr. Parnell is a
founding and current member of the DRI Law Institute and is a
former member of the DRI Board of Directors. He has tried more
than 250 lawsuits to jury verdict in over 25 states.




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Victor L. Roggli, MD, is a Professor of Pathology at Duke University
Medical Center and the Director of the Electron Microscopy
Laboratory at the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center.
His research interests include pneumoconioses, asbestos-related
diseases and analytical electron microscopy. Dr. Roggli has published
more than 140 articles and 26 chapters in textbooks. He has also
written four books, including Microprobe Analysis in Medicine,
Biomedical Applications of Microprobe Analysis, and Pathology of
Asbestos-Associated Diseases, 1st and 2nd editions. He is a member of
the American Thoracic Society, the International Academy of
Pathology, the Pulmonary Pathology Society and the U.S.-Canadian
Mesothelioma Panel.

William J. Sayers is a partner in the Los Angeles office of McKenna
Long & Aldridge LLP where he focuses his practice on the defense of
product liability and toxic tort lawsuits. His trial practice has included
claims involving products liability, legal malpractice and toxic torts.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Sayers spent four years as a judge advocate
and military judge in the Marine Corps and five years as a prosecutor
in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Los Angeles. In his years of practice in
the area of toxic torts, he has served as national, regional and local
counsel for clients involved in claims arising from exposures to
formaldehyde, asbestos, beryllium, silica and pesticides. He is a
member of DRI and ABOTA.

Jeffery E. Spiers is a partner in the Houston office of Andrews Kurth LLP.
He has served on the Complex Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Committee
commissioned by the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of
Texas. He was selected as one of eight bankruptcy attorneys in the
nation honored in the April 2001 edition of the publication
Turnarounds and Workouts as “Outstanding Young Bankruptcy
Lawyers 2001.” Mr. Spiers was selected by his peers as a “Texas Super
Lawyer” as published in the November 2003 edition of Texas Monthly,
which honored the top 5 percent of the attorneys in Texas. He is a
frequent author on bankruptcy-related topics. Mr. Spiers is a member
of the bars of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit,
the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern and
Western Districts of Texas, and has been admitted pro hac vice to a
number of federal and bankruptcy courts in a variety of jurisdictions.
He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar
Association and the Houston Bankruptcy Bar Association.

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                       DRI SEMINAR SCHEDULE


2004

September 9-10    Construction Law
                  The Westin Kierland, Scottsdale, AZ

September 9-10    Nursing Home Litigation
                  The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

October 6-10      DRI Annual Meeting
                  New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA

October 28-29     Intellectual Property
                  Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, CA

November 11-12 Appellate Advocacy
                  The Westin New York at Times Square, New York, NY

November 11-12 Asbestos Medicine
                  San Diego Marriott Hotel, San Diego, CA

December 2-3      Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium
                  Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, New York, NY



2005

January 27-28     Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability
                  Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, CA

February 16-18    Product Liability
                  The Westin Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

March 16-18       Medical Liability and Health Care Law
                  Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, CA

May 12-13         Drug and Medical Device Litigation
                  Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, New York, NY

October 19-23     DRI Annual Meeting
                  Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, Chicago, IL




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                                      MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

This application/registration form for first-time members only—all other registrants please use
reverse side.
Member                Defense Attorney—$195 USD/year
Category              Government Attorney—$160 USD/year
                      Young Lawyer—$125 USD/year [in practice five or less years]
    Male          Female

Name

Name as you would like it to appear on badge

Company/Firm

Address

City

State/Province                                    Zip/Post Code

Country

Telephone                                         Fax

E-Mail
Are you a first-time attendee at this DRI seminar?                       Yes         No

Number of attorneys in your firm                  Primary area of practice
Admitted to the Bar in
                            State/Province                                   Month/Year

Referred by

DRI is committed to the principle of diversity in its membership and leadership. Accordingly, appli-
cants are invited, at their option, to indicate which one of the following may best describe them:
    African American              Asian American              Hispanic origin
    Native American               White                       Other
I am a member of a state or local defense organization.                    Yes         No

Name of organization

To the extent that I engage in personal injury litigation, I DO NOT, for the most part, repre-
sent plaintiffs. I have read the above and hereby make application for individual membership.

Signature                                         Date

All applications must be signed and dated.
Registration/Application Fees                                                    3400-0020-21
Seminar Registration:                $595 [Member Rate]                            Asbestos
Membership (check one):              $195 [Defense Attorney]
                                     $160 [Government Attorney]
                                     $125 [Young Lawyer]
Total
Payment Method
    My check for                  (USD) is enclosed.
    Please bill me.
    Please charge my              VISA           MasterCard             American Express

    Card Number                                                      Expiration Date

Signature as it appears on card

Please remit payment to:
DRI, PO Box 72225, Chicago, IL 60678-2225
Phone: (312) 795-1101   Fax: (312) 795-0747
Website: www.dri.org    E-mail: membership@dri.org
                                                                                      2004-0020B
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                            Asbestos Medicine Seminar                                                               November 11–12, 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                    U.S. POSTAGE
                            Advance Registration Deadline: October 22, 2004 (For inclusion on the pre-                                                                                   PAID
                            registration list and to receive course materials in advance, register by this date.)                                                                         DRI


150 North Michigan Avenue
                                                                                                                    Are you a first-time attendee at this DRI seminar?                 Yes        No
Suite 300                   Name
                                                                                                                    How many attorneys are        What is your primary
Chicago, IL 60601           Name as you would like it to appear on badge                                            in your firm?                 area of practice?
                            Company/Firm                                                                            Registration Fees
                                                                                                                    (If joining DRI to get the member rate, complete the form on the reverse side.)
                            Address                                                                                    Member: $595          Non-member: $725
                                                                                                                       Special discount price: $545 (see brochure for eligibility)
                                                                                                                    Course Materials         Member: $75               Non-member: $95
                            Telephone                               Facsimile
Please remit payment to:                                                                                            Supplemental Materials
DRI                         E-mail                                                                                  Punitive Damages after Campbell
PO Box 72225                                                                                                           Member: $50           Non-member: $70 (add $15 for hard copies)
                                                                                                                    (Illinois residents, please add 8.75% sales tax. Shipping charges for U.S. and Canada
Chicago, IL 60678-2225                                                                                              only: $6.50; international shipping billed at cost. Course materials will ship 4 to 6
                                                                                                                    weeks after the seminar.)
Questions?                                                                                                          Payment Method                                                        3400-0020-21
                                                                                                                                                                                            Asbestos
Phone: (312) 795-1101                                                                                                   My check for          (USD) is enclosed.
                                                                                                                        Please charge my
Fax: (312) 795-0747                                                                                                         VISA        MasterCard       American Express
Website: www.dri.org
E-mail: seminars@dri.org                                                                                                Card Number                                                    Expiration Date


                                                                                                                    Signature as it appears on card                                          2004-0020B

				
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