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3
DEC
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Intersection of Religious & Secular Law

Speaker: Jonathan D. Lubin. 1 hour General MCLE Credit.



3
DEC
2014
Chicago Bar Association
The Bar Show: Bar Wars Epsiode 6.5 The Phantom Museum

Don’t miss the CBA’s 91st annual satirical musical revue, The Bar Show! This year’s production, Bar Wars Episode 6.5 – The Phantom Museum, features 60+ talented lawyers hilariously lampooning current news and celebrities to the tunes of current hits, standards and show tunes. See The Bar Show Dece ...[continued]



5
DEC
2014
Chicago Bar Association
8 O'Clock Call with the Judges: Commercial Calendar

Members are invited to attend the Association's 8 O'Clock Call with the Judges on Friday, December 5, 2014, at 8:00 a.m., at the CBA. Judges from Cook County's Commercial Calendar Section of the Law Division will participate in a moderated question and answer session with the Hon. Thomas Hogan, Law ...[continued]



6
DEC
2014
Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago
FALA Chicago 2014 Holiday Party

FALA Chicago invites you and your family to an evening of holiday fun! Open bar reception - 5:30pm, dinner - 6:30pm (dancing/karaoke to follow). Toys for Tots drop box for donations will be available.



7
DEC
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: How to Combat Anti-Semitism/Anti-Zionism from a Legal (Jewish & American) Perspective

Hon. Gerald C. Bender Memorial Lecture. Panel: Rabbi Yona Reiss, JD, Professor Steven Resnicoff, Israel Consul General Roey Gilad. 2 hours General MCLE credits. Co-sponsored by Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation AG Beth Israel and by DePaul College of Law Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies



9
DEC
2014
Federal Bar Association
FBA Holiday Party

Join your fellow FBA members and judges in celebrating the holiday season. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served and the Kathryn Smith Matkov Award will be presented. OPEN TO FBA MEMBERS AND JUDGES ONLY



9
DEC
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Strategies for Getting Hired & Advancing Within a Law Firm

Free for members! Get 60-minutes of insider quick tips on how to get hired, advance and make moves in Chicago's legal field on December 9 from 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the CBA. Our experienced panelists will share their insights on how young lawyers can move their careers forward. Bring your job search que ...[continued]



10
DEC
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Alliance for Women Annual Holiday Party

Join the AFW at its annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 12, 2014, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the CBA Building. Register on the CBA website.



10
DEC
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Social Media: Opportunities & Risks

Speakers: Theodore L. Banks & Sarah Marmor, Scharf Banks Marmor LLC. 1 hour General MCLE credit



11
DEC
2014
Indian American Bar Association
IABA Holiday Party

Come join members of the Indian American Bar Association as we celebrate the end of an exciting year and elect our new board members. The event will be held at Vora. Please visit www.iabachicago.org for more information and prices. We will be signing up new 2015 members.



12
DEC
2014
Chicago Bar Association
2014 Illinois Supreme Court Reception & Dinner

On Friday, December 12, join The Chicago Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association in honoring the Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court at the 2014 Supreme Court of Illinois Reception and Dinner. Justice Robert R. Thomas will be the featured speaker at this year's event. Entertainment pro ...[continued]



16
DEC
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah

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



17
DEC
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah Party

Latkes and a light lunch, music and games.



18
DEC
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Holiday Social

The weather outside may be frightful, but our holiday social is sure to be delightful! It’s never too early to start celebrating the holidays. Join us on Tuesday, December 18, 2014, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the law offices of Taft Stettinius & Hollister. With a great view of Chicago, food, spirits, mu ...[continued]



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. 2 hours General MCLE credit. This class is co-sponsored by the Black Women Lawyers Association of Illinois a ...[continued]



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



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.



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?

More details to follow



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



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



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.




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