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29
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: How To Be A Pro Bono Attorney

Patricia Nelson, Director, Chancery Court Access to Justice Program, CVLS



29
APR
2015
Illinois Judges Foundation
Illinois Judges Foundation Comedy Night

The Illinois Judges Foundation is hosting a Comedy Night, featuring comedian Pat McGann (son of the former judge) who has appeared on the David Letterman show twice, and other comedians, on April 29. The reception begins at 5:00 and the show starts at 6:15. There will also be a silent auction as w ...[continued]



29
APR
2015
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
Path to the Bench / Road to the Robe

Moderated Panel Discussion Regarding the Path to Becoming a Judge Begins at 4pm, followed by a reception at 5pm hosted by Jenner & Block LLP. Panelists include: Hon. Mary Jane Theis, Hon. Jesse Reyes, Hon. Mauricio Araujo, Hon. Al Maldonado, Hon. Cynthia Ramirez. RSVP at eriojas@chicagobar.org



30
APR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights & Voting Rights Acts

The CBA is pleased to announce it will host a 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights & Voting Rights Acts the evening of Thursday, April 30 at the Hilton Chicago. More details to come!



30
APR
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Brief Writing for the Rewired Brain

Robert Dubose will be discussing how technology has changed the way that we read and will use examples from successful web design to provide guidance in brief writing, and in all the writing that we do.



6
MAY
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Mary Schmich Keynotes 26th Annual Herman Kogan Media Awards Luncheon

Join celebrated Chicago Tribune Journalist Mary Schmich at the 26th annual Herman Kogan Media Awards luncheon 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Maggiano’s, 516 N. Clark, Chicago. Tickets are $60. To reserve, call 312-554-2013 or e-mail khighley@chicagobar.org. Awards will be prese ...[continued]



6
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Appellate Procedure

Speaker: Justice Stuart E. Palmer. 1 hour General MCLE Credit. THIS CLASS WAS RESCHEDULED FROM April 22.



7
MAY
2015
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Intellectual Property Litigation - Protect, Defend, Prevail: Defense Strategies from Invention to Commercialization and Beyond

This seminar focuses on timely, need-to-know topics for every IP practitioner and litigator, such as proving and disputing damages in a patent case and how to use e-discovery effectively. Trade secrets will be examined, including how to establish, protect, and defend them capably. Attendees will als ...[continued]



13
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Condo Law Update

Speaker: Hon. Ellis B. Levin. 1 hour General MCLE Credit. THIS CLASS WAS RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 6.



14
MAY
2015
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
HLAI Gala 2015

Celebrate the Achievements of Hispanic lawyers in Illinois. Keynote Address to be delivered by the Honorable Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton. 6pm – Reception; 7pm – Program; 8pm – Celebration with food, drink & music; Awards: HLAI Pioneers - Leo J. Aubel; Honorable David Cerda; H ...[continued]



15
MAY
2015
Chicago Bar Association
14th Annual Barristers Big Band Benefit Ball

Shall We Dance? This special evening will be filled with the swinging sounds of the CBA’s Barrister Big Band, great food, dance lessons and contest, and a live and silent auction. Join us at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015, at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL. $50 per person. Re ...[continued]



20
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Marijuana Laws

Speaker: Stephen Komie. 1 hour General MCLE Credit.



23
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



24
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

Jewish Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



25
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

Jewish Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



28
MAY
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Seventh Circuit Roundtable

A roundtable discussion with the judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.



28
MAY
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth Spring Awards Dinner

Karen Gatsis Anderson and Kimball R. Anderson will receive the Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Philanthropic Award at the Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth Spring Awards Dinner presented by Winston & Strawn LLP on Thursday, May 28, 2015. For more information, please visit www.lawyerslendahand.org.



29
JUN
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Annual Meeting & Installation

5:15 Reception 6:30 Dinner $130 members, $155 non-members, sponsorships also available.



13
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Rosh Hashanah

Jewish High Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



14
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 1st Day

Jewish High Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



14
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day

Jewish High Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



22
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Yom Kippur

Jewish High Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. 25 hour fast begins.



23
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Yom Kippur

Jewish High Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Fasting all day.



27
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Sukkot

Jewish Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



28
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 1st Day

Jewish Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



29
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 2nd Day

Jewish Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



4
OCT
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shmini Atzeret

Jewish Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



5
OCT
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shmini Atzeret

Jewish Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



6
OCT
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Simchat Torah

Jewish Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



6
DEC
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Channukah

8 day Jewish Festival begins at sundown and continues until sundown on Dec 14. There are no prohibitions on this holiday.




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