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24
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Elder Law: Intersection of Elder Law Practitioner and Public Office

Discover how elder law private practice intersects with public offices. You will gain insight into the ways that public offices interrelate with the private practice of elder law, how attorneys can interact and utilize these public offices properly, on what types of cases attorneys might see the pub ...[continued]



24
APR
2018
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Interest-Based Collaboration: Doing It Effectively

Attend and learn skills and gain insight into helping clients and Collaborative teams shift from positions to interests and find solutions which meet the needs of the parties. It will cover the theme of shifting from judgment to curiosity in Collaborative Practice.



24
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Status and Evolution of Attorney Advertising

Join us for a discussion of the current state of advertising rules and regulations in Illinois, which will include a discussion regarding the proposals that are currently before the American Bar Association. Panelists will discuss common problems and issues that arise in advertising regulations, alo ...[continued]



24
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Survival of the Fittest: Tech Apps to PowerUP Today’s Attorney

We know it is important to maintain a work-life balance, eat well and mind our sleep. However, putting these notions of self-care into practice is where the story often ends. Wellness is left for the end of the day, falls off the task list, or is altogether actively avoided. The apps featured in t ...[continued]



24
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Vanguard Awards

The CBA is proud to co-host the 2018 Vanguard Awards Luncheon on April 24, 2018, 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 community w ...[continued]



25
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Courtesy and Civility in the Legal Profession

Speaker: Justice Jesse Reyes. This class is open to the public but CLE credit is available only to Decalogue members.



25
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Navigating Ever-changing Tax Issues

Topics and speakers include: THE NEW 20% INCOME DEDUCTION UNDER SEC. 199A - ISSUES AND ANSWERS THAT ATTORNEYS NEED TO KNOW Charles Levun, Levun Goodman & Cohen LLP BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHAT ARE THE TAX CONSEQUENCES? Eric Kalnins, Handler Thayer, LLP CIVIL & CRIMI ...[continued]



25
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Time’s Up: Exploring #MeToo

Facilitated by the Chicago Foundation for Women. RSVP to mbeckham@schiffhardin.com and bring your ID for building security. IL MCLE credit will be provided to CBA members for the presentation portion of the event. Join us for our April gathering to explore the #MeToo movement and to have a construc ...[continued]



26
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
LGBTQ Families, Reproductive Rights and Adoption

The seminar will be a panel discussion addressing the unique issues faced by LGBTQ families, such as property rights of unmarried couples; drafting of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; reproductive issues, including embryo and surrogacy rights; and adoption. While the focus of the seminar is on ...[continued]



27
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Corporate Counsel Perspectives on the Win

The CBA is pleased to present a new symposium on April 27 focused on the perspectives of corporate counsel when defining what it means to win a case. Corporate stakeholders from Groupon, Rise Interactive, Shire, IBM Watson Legal Solutions, Burford Capital, WEC Business Services, HUB International, P ...[continued]



27
APR
2018
Diversity Scholarship Foundation
Diversity Scholarship Foundation Free CLE - The Basics of Family Law Mediation

Join us for a CLE* to discuss the Illinois Supreme Court and Circuit Court of Cook County rules relating to mandatory mediation of parenting issues, the Illinois Mediation Act, lawyers’ professional responsibilities in mediation, the basics of mediation, which cases or issues are good for mediation, ...[continued]



27
APR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Signature Series Speaker / Slate Columnist Dahlia Lithwick

TBA



30
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Innovative Strategies in Mental Health Treatment

According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, one in five Americans find themselves in a mental health crisis in any given year. That means that 43.8 Americans yearly suffer from mental illness. Today we are in a crisis in treating people with mental illness. Access to care has been signif ...[continued]



1
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Cook County eFiling Launch Day

Agenda: 12:30-1:30 p.m. HOW TO PREPARE FOR MANDATORY EFILING WITH ONE LEGAL One Legal trainer Lili Daniel presents a training covering how to prepare your office for eFiling, important info about what's changing across Illinois and in Chicagoland, and a live a demo of how to file documents using ...[continued]



2
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Asset Protection in Estate Planning

The seminar will focus on tools such as the various different types of special needs trusts and family LLCs estate planners can use to protect a client's assets. The seminar will also include a speaker who will outline recent developments in law, including tax law, which effects estate planning over ...[continued]



3
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Law Day Judicial Reception

Join the YLS for a meet and greet with judges from the Illinois Appellate Court, Federal Court, and Circuit Court of Cook County, to celebrate Law Day (officially May 1). The Liberty Bell Award will be presented during the reception to a non-attorney member of the community who has rendered services ...[continued]



3
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Residential Real Estate Closings

Want to avoid the nightmare closing? This seminar is designed to go beyond an overview of the closing process by providing a closer look at the contract, the attorney review process, the survey, and customary residential closing and loan documents. A thorough review of these issues along with valuab ...[continued]



9
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Ask Our Career Counselor

Members can sign up for a 10-minute spot to ask your most top-of-mind career question in a confidential, one-on-one setting during Member Appreciation Week. The CBA Career Advancement Program's featured legal career counselor, Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd., will be on hand to answer a quest ...[continued]



9
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Criminal Law

Speaker Donna Makowski



9
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Law Practice Management & Technology Expo Hall

Catch up on the latest products and services that can benefit your law practice at the CBA’s annual Tech Expo on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at The Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604. Over 20 vendors, door prizes, and lunch/snacks in the Expo Hall. ...[continued]



10
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Herman Kogan Legal Media Awards

Join WGN Radio''s Roe Conn at the 29th Annual Herman Kogan Media Awards luncheon, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Petterino''s, 150 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. The awards are presented to journalists who cover topics related to the law, the courts, or the administration of justice. ...[continued]



10
MAY
2018
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Judges'' Night 2018

Please join us as we honor The Hon. Lauren Gottainer Edidin, past president of the NWSBA, with the 2018 Public Service Award, along with this years recipient of the Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship.



11
MAY
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Fifth District Roundtable

TBA



15
MAY
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Seventh Circuit Roundtable

TBA



16
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Chorus and Symphony Orchestra to Perform Rossini's Stabat Mater

The CBA Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform Rossini's Stabat Mater on May 16 featuring winners of the American Prize Chicago Oratorio Award. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the St. James Episcopal Cathedral at Wabash & Huron. Tickets are $12 in advance, $20 at the door and available a ...[continued]



18
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Association Luncheon featuring Chief Justice of Ireland

The CBA, Illinois Commission on Professionalism, and the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago, invite you to a special Association Luncheon featuring the Hon. Mr. Justice Frank Clarke, Chief Justice of The Supreme court of Ireland, on Friday, May 18, 2018. The luncheon will begin with a reception at 11: ...[continued]



19
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

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



20
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

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



21
MAY
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Lunch with Chancery Division's Judge Patricia Spratt

The YLS Lunch with a Judge series strives to provide young lawyers with the unique opportunity to hear from a member of the bench in an intimate setting. On May 21, Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Patricia Spratt will discuss "A Peek Under the Tent: Civil Litigation Tips Seasoned Judges Share wit ...[continued]



21
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

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



23
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Jewish Multi-Culturalism

Speakers: Stacey Flint, Mel Ferrand, Amy Zaretsky. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue. Professional responsibility credits pending.



1
JUN
2018
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Golf Outing - Arlington Lakes Golf Club

Grab your colleagues, clients and friends for 18 holes of golf, lunch, contests and prize raffle! Not an experienced golfer? No problem. Golfers at all levels are encouraged to come out and play. Check in and lunch begins at 11:30 a.m., golf at 1:00 p.m. Registration Fee: $160 per player (includes l ...[continued]



7
JUN
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Third District Roundtable

TBA



14
JUN
2018
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Installation Dinner

Installation of the next NWSBA President, as well as 2018/19 Officers, Board of Governors and NWSBA Foundation members.



21
JUN
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association Annual Meeting

The CBA will host its 145th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago. Outgoing President Hon. Thomas R. Mulroy will preside over the Meeting. Incoming President Steven M. Elrod will also make remarks. 11:30 a.m. reception, followed by 12:00 p.m. l ...[continued]



22
JUN
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Installation of Judge Clare Quish as 51st ALA President

TBA



27
JUN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
84th Annual Installation and Awards Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Attorney General Lisa Madigan



12
JUL
2018
Chicago Bar Association
CBA & CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon

Seven exceptionally dedicated attorneys will be celebrated for their outstanding work at The Chicago Bar Association and The Chicago Bar Foundation 20th Annual Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon on July 12. The awards honor several of the profession's unsung heroes from a broad cross-secti ...[continued]



9
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Rosh Hashanah

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



10
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 1st Day

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



11
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day

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



18
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Yom Kippur

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



19
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Yom Kippur

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



23
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Sukkot

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



24
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 1st Day

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



25
SEP
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association 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 Tuesday, September 25, 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, locke ...[continued]



25
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 2nd Day

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



28
SEP
2018
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]



30
SEP
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shmini Atzeret

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



1
OCT
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shmini Atzeret

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



2
OCT
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Simchat Torah

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



2
DEC
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah

8 day Jewish festival begins at sundown. There are no prohibitions on this holiday.



19
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Pesach

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.



20
APR
2019
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.



21
APR
2019
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.



25
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shevi'i Shel Pesach

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



26
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 7th Day

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



27
APR
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

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



8
JUN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

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



9
JUN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

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



10
JUN
2019
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

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




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