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22
FEB
2017
Chicago Bar Association
2017 Earl B. Dickerson Awards

The 2017 Dickerson Award Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago. The award recognizes minority lawyers and judges whose careers at the bar emulate the courage and dedication of the late Earl B. Dickerson in making the law the key to ...[continued]



23
FEB
2017
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
HLAI Judges Night

Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois cordially invites you to its First Annual JUDGES NIGHT Thursday, February 23, 2017 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. McCormick & Schmick’s 1 E. Upper Wacker Dr. Chicago, IL (between State St. and Wabash St.) www.hlai.org RSVP via EventBrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e ...[continued]



23
FEB
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Non-Traditional Careers for Lawyers Webinar

Many lawyers ponder what else they can do with their law degree and their skills. Kathy Morris, the CBA's featured career counselor for the CAP program, will lead a discussion on non-traditional career paths for lawyers. She will cover: •Options for a law degree beyond practicing law; •How to find ...[continued]



23
FEB
2017
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
NWSBA Mock Trial Invitational

24 high schools compete at the annual mock trial at the Rolling Meadows courthouse in front of real judges.



24
FEB
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Miami Nights: A Casino Night featuring a Texas Hold’em Tournament

Shake off the cold weather and raise funds for The Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) while enjoying an exciting evening with your colleagues and friends at “Miami Nights!” The Young Lawyers Section invites you to The University Club on February 24, 2017 for an evening of table games, a Texas Hold’em Tour ...[continued]



28
FEB
2017
Chicago Bar Association
People You Should Know Series: Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson

This free, interactive series strives to connect CBA members with Chicago's thought leaders from a wide-range of fields, including banking, government, health care, and business. Get to know Eddie Johnson, Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, on February 28, 12:00-1:00 p.m., at the CBA B ...[continued]



7
MAR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Decalogue Judicial Reception

Join Decalogue for our famous hot dog and hamburger buffet and the opportunity to shmooze with state and federal judges in northern Illinois.



8
MAR
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Mostly Mozart: CBA Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Concert

The CBA Symphony Orchestra and Chorus are pleased to present "Mostly Mozart" on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Cathedral (Wabash at Huron). $12 Adult, $10 student. Purchase tickets at http://mozartinchicago.bpt.me. Tickets also available at the door.



15
MAR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Mediation Q&As

Speaker: Hon. Jerome M. Orbach (ret.) 1 hour Professional Responsibility credits pending.



22
MAR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Family Law IMD - Rescheduled

Speaker: Judge Grace Dickler. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Sponsored by Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (This class has been rescheduled from 3/15)



27
MAR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Social Media: Do the Laws Adequately Protect Our Kids?

Speakers: Marsha Nagorsky, Associate Dean for Communications, University of Chicago Law School; Deborah Pergament, Managing Attorney, Children’s Law Group, LLC; State Sen. Ira Silverstein (invited)



30
MAR
2017
Black Women Lawyers Association
2017 National Summit of Black Women Lawyers

BWLA is thrilled to announce the 2017 National Summit of Black Women Lawyers, entitled, Legacy: Celebrating Our History and Charting Our Future! To make this event a success, we need your help! If you are interested in volunteering on the 2017 Summit, please email president@bwla.or



30
MAR
2017
Center for Conflict Resolution
Cirque du CCR: Performing the Art of Mediation

The Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR) is hosting its annual Gala to celebrate the more than 5,000 clients it services every year. Tickets include food, indulgent desserts, cocktails, beer and wine plus a chance to connect with CCR’s vibrant community - the heart of Alternative Dispute Resolutio ...[continued]



3
APR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Decalogue Model Seder

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10
APR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Pesach

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.



11
APR
2017
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.



12
APR
2017
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.



16
APR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shevi Shel Pesach

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



17
APR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 7th Day

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



18
APR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

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



26
APR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: 2017 Ethics Update

Speaker: Wendy Muchman, ARDC Director of Litigation. 2 hours Professional Responsibility credits pending for Decalogue members. Sponsored by Attorneys'''' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.



27
APR
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Decalogue/AABAR Joint Event

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28
APR
2017
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Sharon Ellison Collaborative Skills Training

Sharon is the creator/founder of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication and author of Taking the War Out of Our Words. Her work focuses on learning to ask questions out of genuine curiosity to learn and understand what others think and feel and need, and to be able to hear and answer ...[continued]



10
MAY
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Burnout in Lawyering II

Speaker: Alice Virgil, M.A., L.C.S.W. 1 hour Professional Responsibility credits pending for Decalogue members. Sponsored by Attorneys'' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.



18
MAY
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Unrepresented Litigants

Speakers: Judge Deborah J. Gubin, Prof. Clifford Scott-Rudnick. 2 hours Professional Responsibility credits pending.



24
MAY
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Service & Process

Speaker: Joel Chupack. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members. Sponsored by Attorneys'' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.



30
MAY
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

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



31
MAY
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

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



1
JUN
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

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



28
JUN
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Decalogue Annual Meeting & Installation

Save the Date!



15
SEP
2017
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Skills Training

Collaborative Practice 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 through the divorce process and toward ...[continued]



20
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Rosh Hashanah

Jewish High Holy Day begins at sundown. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Begins the 10 days of repentance.



21
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 1st Day

Jewish High Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Begins the 10 days of repentance.



22
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day

Jewish High Holy Day ends at sundown. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Begins the 10 days of repentance.



29
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Yom Kippur

Jewish High Holy Day begins at sunset. The holiest day of the Jewish calendar. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



30
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Yom Kippur

Jewish High Holy Day ends one hour after sunset. The holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Fast day and continuous prayer throughout the day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



4
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Sukkot

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



5
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 1st Day

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



6
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 2nd Day

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



11
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shmini Atzeret

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



12
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shmini Atzeret

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



13
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Simchat Torah

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




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