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Looking Back at Law-Di-Gras 2021

The annual Law-Di-Gras Ortho Spine Conference was produced by Free Thinking Marketing Group and the Ortho Spine Injury Association. The event bridged the gap between doctors and lawyers and educated both on chronic pain syndromes, orthopedic and spine injuries, and litigation. 

From July 15 to 18, 2021, at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA, top-tier lawyers and doctors led educational sessions that provided attendees with the tools needed to communicate complex injuries in simple terms effectively.

Law Di Gras life size sign

The event was unlike any conference the team at Steno has ever attended. In addition to professional growth opportunities, there was live music, fun for all ages, and networking opportunities between the plaintiff bar, defense bar, and the medical field.

We shared updates throughout the week on Instagram (@steno_reporters), but if you missed the fun or you just want to reminisce, keep reading.

Relaxing on the Luna Lawn

All weekend long, Team Steno kept the party going at the Luna Lawn. Our outdoor lounge space included giant Jenga and pong, cornhole, connect four, and an open cocktail bar.

Two guys playing cornhole outside

Do you call this game "cornhole" or "bags"?
Close-up of a margarita
Signature cocktail, spicy margaritas. Photo credit.

Albert pulling a block out of a high stack of jenga blocks

Can Steno's VP of Sales, Albert Pinto, do it?

Getting "Low" with Flo Rida

In case you haven’t heard, Steno team members are the “Wild Ones.” That’s why we had to sponsor Friday night’s musical entertainment, Flo Rida

It was a “Good Feeling,” introducing the headliner and putting our hands “In the Ayer” with all of you. 

Dylan on stage raising his hands and speaking into a microphone

Attorney Dylan Ruga of Stalwart Law Group introduces Flo Rida.
Flo Rida on stage with a large group of people singing at a concert
Can you guess what song they're singing? "GDFR"! 

Talking About Innovative Legal Technology

Law-Di-Gras wasn’t all fun and games. There were also three education tracks on the schedule, and a Steno representative participated in a panel on innovative legal technology on the Justice HQ track. 

Dylan and other speakers sitting on stage.

The panel was moderated by Adriana Linares, a Legal Technology Consultant & Trainer at LawTech Partners. Other panelists included Pratik ShahShah D'Egidio of EsquireTek and Dr. Nicholas Loloee, President & CEO, Pacific Crest Healthcare.

Dylan and other speakers standing on stage.

Networking with You

Dylan, Maggie, Albert, Dave and Leann sitting on a couch smiling

The best part of the event was meeting and networking with all of you. We’ll see you all at Law-Di-Gras next year!

Albert, Maggie, Dylan, Dave, Rachel, Leann, and Carmela standing in a group and smiling

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