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9
SEP
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Alliance for Women Social Hour

Join the Alliance for Women at their inaugural "Wine Down Wednesday" event on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, from 5:30-7:00 p.m., at Reverie, 414 N. Orleans St., Chicago, IL. Cash bar and complimentary appetizers.



9
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Helping Jewish Students Learn Their Rights

Speakers: Ken Marcus, Brandeis Center for Human RIghts Under Law; Josh Lowenstein, JUF/Hillel; Matt Rudolph, Stand With Us. 2.75 hours General MCLE credit for members of Decalogue. Free Kosher lunch provided by Stand With Us.



11
SEP
2015
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Northwest Suburban Bar Association "Day at the Races"

Members of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association are in the homestretch, literally. Look for local attorneys and judges to gather for an afternoon of races on Sept. 11th, on the Patio at Arlington Park. The shaded, open-air venue is located on the track’s home stretch leading toward the finish line ...[continued]



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.



16
SEP
2015
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Golf Outing

Get out from behind your desk for some end of Summer fun and networking! The CBA will host its annual Golf Outing on Wednesday, September 16, at Harborside International Golf Course. Lunch is available at 12:00 p.m., followed by a shot-gun start at 1:00 p.m. The fee includes 18 holes, golf cart, loc ...[continued]



17
SEP
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Meet the Committees Night & Networking Social

Come out and meet the Young Lawyer Section’s practice and specialty committees - everything from Bankruptcy to Estate Planning to Women in the Law - on Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the CBA. Meet and mingle with YLS leaders, enjoy complimentary appetizers and cocktails, and s ...[continued]



17
SEP
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Young Lawyers Social

1st drink free for young lawyers and students



18
SEP
2015
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training

Collaborative Practice (the newer approach to family law) differs from litigation, pre-trial settlement, and even divorce mediation. It involves a Collaborative team approach in which three types of professionals join forces—without reliance on threats, demands, or the court—to support a couple thro ...[continued]



20
SEP
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Fall Chamber Music Concert

The CBA Symphony Orchestra and CBA Chorus invite you to a special Chamber Concert, September Song II, on Sunday, September 20, 2015, at 3 p.m., at St. James Cathedral (Wabash & Huron). The Concert will feature vocal and instrumental performances. Selections will include Mendelssohn, Mozart, O'Connor ...[continued]



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.



24
SEP
2015
Chicago Bar Association
All Bar Welcome Reception

Join the CBA for a complimentary open house and welcome reception for CBA President Patricia Brown Holmes and Young Lawyers Section Chair Matthew A. Passen on Thursday, September 24, 2015, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the CBA Building. RSVP to Tamra Drees at 312-554-2057.



24
SEP
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Alliance for Women Kick-Off Reception

Join the Alliance for Women at their annual kick-off reception on Thursday, September 24, 2015, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Seyfarth Shaw, 131 S. Dearborn, 34th floor, Chicago. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will be the guest speaker. Stay tuned for details on how to RSVP.



25
SEP
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Casino Legale - A Speakeasy Soiree

Join The Chicago Bar Foundation’s Young Professionals Board and The Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section for the 8th annual casino night fundraiser, Casino Legale—A Speakeasy Soiree. The event will be held September 25, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago ...[continued]



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.



13
OCT
2015
Chicago Bar Association
16th Annual Justice John Paul Stevens Award Luncheon

Justice John Paul Stevens (ret.) will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Justice John Paul Stevens Award Luncheon on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at The Standard Club. 11:30 a.m. reception followed by 12:00 p.m. luncheon. Contact Tamra Drees, CBA Events Coordinator, at 312-554-2057 or tdrees@chicag ...[continued]



14
OCT
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: The Good Wife

Professor Cliff Scott-Rudnick will lead the class in discussion of ethical issues presented in an episode of the TV legal drama. Professional Responsibility credits pending.



16
OCT
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Free Barristers Big Band Concert

On October 16, 2015, the Barristers Big Band will swing to the “The Centenarians,” a free concert celebrating the lives and music of three giants of jazz born 100 years ago: Billie Holiday, Billy Strayhorn, and Frank Sinatra. Starting at 6:00 pm at the Harold Washington Library Center’s Cindy Pritz ...[continued]



16
OCT
2015
Chicago Bar Association
The Business of Law: Starting Up, Staying Strong

Think like an entrepreneur ... run your firm like a business. The CBA proudly presents a two-day conference targeted to solo and small firm lawyers on October 16-17, 2015, at Association Headquarters. The Conference will feature 3 plenary sessions and 18 breakout sessions on 4 targeted tracks. Track ...[continued]



19
OCT
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose

The CBA’s Alliance for Women, the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, and the Kellogg's Executive Women's Network will co-host a special Luncheon on Monday, October 19, 2015 in the Grand Ballroom at the Standard Club featuring the Co-Founders ...[continued]



26
OCT
2015
Chicago Bar Association
Pro Bono Week 2015

The CBA and CBF will sponsor Chicago's 11th Annual Pro Bono Week from October 26-30, 2015. The Week has the twin goals of honoring lawyers' pro bono efforts and educating the public and the legal community about how these lawyers are improving the lives of the less fortunate. Free programming for th ...[continued]



28
OCT
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Domestic Relations Mediation Rule

Speakers: Presiding Judge Grace Dickler, James Feldman, Jeffrey Brend. 1 hour General MCLE Credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag lunch.



29
OCT
2015
Chicago Bar Association
22nd Annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair

Save the Date! Meet with representatives from almost 50 of Chicago's legal aid, pro bono and community service organizations to network with like minded professionals and uncover the volunteer opportunity you have been seeking.



4
NOV
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Jewish and Muslim Issues in Family Law

Speakers: Candace Wayne and Kamran Bajwa. 1 hour General MCLE Credit for members of Decalogue and Muslim Bar Association. Brown Bag lunch.



8
NOV
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Sexual Abuse of Children in the Jewish Community

Panel (in formation): Rabbi Jerome Blau, Michael Salamon, Rena Wolf, Sharon Kantor. Moderator: Prof. Steven Resnicoff. 3 hours General MCLE credit.



18
NOV
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Illinois Marijuana Law

Speaker: State Rep. Lou Lang. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



2
DEC
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Chancery Unplugged

Speaker: Judge Mary Mikva. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



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.



6
DEC
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Hon. Gerald C. Bender Memorial Lecture

Save the Date - topic and speakers TBA



9
DEC
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah Party

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Decalogue. Details to follow.



16
DEC
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: EEOC

Speaker: Deidre Baumann. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



13
JAN
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Speakers: TBA



27
JAN
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Traps to Avoid Before, During and After Mediation

Speaker: Judge (ret.) Michael Jordan. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



10
FEB
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Income Tax Update

Speaker: Larry Krupp, Partner, Kessler Orlean Silver. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



23
FEB
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Judicial Reception

Save The Date



2
MAR
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Bankruptcy

Speaker: Cindy Johnson, Managing Member, Johnson Legal Group. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



9
MAR
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Class Actions

Speaker: Clint Krislov, Principal, Krislov Law. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



30
MAR
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Dealing With Difficult Clients II

Speaker: Charles Silverman. Professional Responsibility credit pending. Brown Bag Lunch.



13
APR
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Ethics Update

Speaker: Wendy Muchman, ARDC Director of Litigation. Professional responsibility credits pending. Brown Bag Lunch.



20
APR
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Model Seder

Join us for a kosher lunch, demonstrating and explaining the rituals of the Passover Seder.



4
MAY
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: The Art and Science of Remediating Burnout in Lawyering: Cultivating Emotional Balance in the Legal Profession

Speaker: Alice Virgil, Lawyers Assistance Program. Professional Responsibility credit pending. Brown Bag Lunch.



11
MAY
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Criminal Law and the Constitution

Speaker: Donna Makowski. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.



25
MAY
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Intersection of Religious and Secular Law II

Speaker: Jonathan Lubin. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Brown Bag Lunch.




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