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14
JAN
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Rosa Parks (Special MLK Day Event)

We will view the 2002 movie "The Rosa Parks Story" starring Angela Basset, and discuss the legal issues surrounding the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Class leader: Professor Clifford Scott-Rudnick. Presenter on Browder v. Gayle: Judge Diane Shelley. 2 hours General MCLE credit. (professionalism credits pe ...[continued]



15
JAN
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Illinois Supreme Court Criminal Law Update Brown Bag Lunch

Featuring a panel of Justice Daniel L. Schmidt, Illinois Appellate Court, Third District; retired Justice Warren D. Wolfson, Illinois Appellate Court, First District; and James E. Chadd, Deputy Illinois Appellate Defender, with Moderator Michael A. Scodro, Jenner & Block LLP.



22
JAN
2015
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
NWSBA Federal Tax Law CLE

"Representing a Client before IRS Collections" and "A Survey of Recent Tax Cases and Their Impact in Representing Clients" will be the topics of discussion at this CLE on Thursday, January 22, 2015, starting at 12:00PM at the Westwood Tavern and Tap in Schaumburg. 2 Hours General MCLE Credit



28
JAN
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Best Practices in Representing Buyers of Distressed Properties

Speaker: Joel L. Chupack. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



28
JAN
2015
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
NWSBA Estate Planning & Probate Law CLE

Please join our Estate Planning and Probate Committee for Lunch and a CLE. Topics will be "Probate E-Filing" presented by David Moses & Best E. Anaele and "1041 Preparation Pitfalls" by Deborah Kurtzke & Christine M. McNamara. Cost is $50 for Members and $100 for Non Members, includes lunch and di ...[continued]



30
JAN
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Texas Hold'em Tournament & Fundraiser

Save the date for the annual CBA Young Lawyers Section Texas Hold'em Tournament & Fundraiser at The Standard Club.



5
FEB
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Illinois Supreme Court Civil Litigation Year-in-Review

Panel discussion on the Illinois Supreme Court's significant civil litigation cases decided in 2014.



11
FEB
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Income Tax Update

Speaker: Larry Krupp, Director, Kessler Orlean Silver. 1 hour General MCLE credit.



25
FEB
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Practicing Before the City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings

Speakers: Jacob Handelman & Patti Gregory



26
FEB
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions - Is This Movement Anti-Semitic?

Speakers: Charles Lipson & Joe Morris, CAMERA. Professor Steven Resnicoff, DePaul University College of Law. Co-sponsored by CAMERA and DePaul Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies. Registration is required - no walk-ins will be admitted.



1
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Family Purim Party

Details TBA



11
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Ethics Update

Speaker: Wendy Muchman, Chief of Litigation and Professional Education, ARDC 2 hours Professional Responsibility Credits pending



18
MAR
2015
Appellate Lawyers Association
CLE: Appellate Practitioners' Advice to Trial Attorneys

Former ALA Presidents, Michael Pollard of Baker & McKenzie LLP and Karen Kies DeGrand of Donohue, Brown, Mathewson & Smyth LLC, and ALA Secretary, Joanne Driscoll of Forde Law Offices LLP, will discuss issues that should be considered by trial counsel that will affect the client's appeal rights.



19
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Reception Honoring Presiding Judges

Honorees: Hon. Grace Dickler, Hon. Moshe Jacobius, Hon. Shelley Sutker-Dermer.



25
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Marriage Equality

TBA



1
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Perceptions of Justice in Black and White

Speaker: Justice Michael B. Hyman. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



3
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Pesach (Passover)

Holy Day begins at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply for the duration of the 8 day holiday, including those days which are not designated as holy days.



4
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 1st Day

Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply for the duration of the 8 day holiday, including those days which are not designated as holy days.



5
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 2nd Day

Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply for the duration of the 8 day holiday, including those days which are not designated as holy days.



7
APR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
CLE in Barcelona, Spain

Stay tuned for details!



9
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shivi Shel Pesach

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



10
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 7th Day

Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply.



11
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

Holy Day ends at sunset. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Dietary restrictions apply.



15
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Legal Implications of Anti-Semitism in the US and Abroad

More details to come.



22
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Appellate Procedure

Speaker: Justice Stuart E. Palmer. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



26
APR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Something Wonderful: CBA Symphony Orchestra & CBA Chorus Concert

The CBA's Symphony Orchestra and Chorus are please to present "Something Wonderful: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein" on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. The performance will feature the Elgin Master Chorale and the award-winning soloists of The American ...[continued]



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

Speaker from the ARK Legal Clinic



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
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Condo Law Update

Speaker: Hon. Ellis B. Levin. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



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

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



25
MAY
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

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.




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