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28
MAR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
YLS Government Service Career Fair

If you are considering a legal career working for a government entity, attend the Young Lawyers Section's Annual Government Service Career Fair on Saturday, March 28, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the CBA Building, 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago. The event kicks-off with a panel discussion on legal c ...[continued]



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

Speaker: Justice Michael B. Hyman. 1 hour Professional Responsibility Credits.



2
APR
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Vanguard Awards

The CBA is proud to co-host the 2015 Vanguard Awards Luncheon on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at The Standard Club with several local bar associations. This year’s luncheon honors lawyers, judges and institutions that have made the law and the legal profession more accessible to and reflective of the co ...[continued]



2
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Young Lawyer & Law Student Happy Hour

1st drink is on us!



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

Jewish 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

Jewish 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

Jewish 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

Jewish 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

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



11
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

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



15
APR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Anti-Semitism Here and Around the World

Speaker: Eric Fusfield,Deputy Director, Center for Human Rights and Public Policy and Director of Legislative Affairs for B’nai B’rith International. Kenneth L. Marcus, President and General Counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law. 5:30 reception, 6:00 seminar. 1.5 hours G ...[continued]



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

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]



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
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Condo Law Update

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



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]



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.



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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