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5
NOV
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Boston Legal - How Many Ethical Breaches Can You Spot?

We will watch Episode 5, Season 1, An Eye For An Eye, Boston Legal (2004) and stop at each point the attorney is faced with an ethical dilemma under the ABA Model Rules and the Illinois Attorney Rules of Professional Conduct and discuss and analyze several issues raised by the presenter and the atte ...[continued]



6
NOV
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar

Keep on top of the latest developments in asbestos litigation! Hear about the latest medical advances in diagnoses and treatment. Learn how science impacts strategies and defenses. Attendance at this seminar will provide defendants, insurers, and attorneys with information to put to use immediately. ...[continued]



6
NOV
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Fire Science and Litigation Seminar

DRI’s Fire Science and Litigation Seminar will offer an in-depth analysis of issues on the cutting-edge offire investigation and litigation. We are pleased to feature preeminent fire science experts, dynamic trial lawyers, and savvy in-house professionals. Participate in a debate between leading and ...[continued]



6
NOV
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Happy Hour

Young Lawyers & Law Students Social. Come to network, celebrate, and welcome the New Admittees with Decalogue! Join other young lawyers and law students to learn more about mentoring and volunteer opportunities through the Decalogue Society of Lawyers (DSL), America's Oldest Jewish Bar Association. ...[continued]



13
NOV
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Building Your Financial Future: Creating Long-Term Goals

Managing your personal finances can be one of the most emotionally fraught aspects of your life. Join the Young Lawyers Section on November 13 at Noon as Kristin Brandli, Independent Financial Consultant, outlines practical tools and tips to help you define your goals and create long-term financial ...[continued]



13
NOV
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Complex Medicine Seminar

DRI’s 2014 Complex Medicine Seminar will bring you up-to-date on emerging topics and trends in cases involving complex medical issues and injuries. This year’s program includes topics of interest for claims professionals, in-house counsel, defense attorneys, and risk management personnel. Attorneys ...[continued]



13
NOV
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Judicial Reception

Meet & Greet featuring our famous kosher hot dog & hamburger buffet. Tickets & Sponsorships available online.



15
NOV
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Bar Foundation Fall Benefit

The CBF's Annual Fall Benefit will be held at the Museum of Science & Industry from 6:30-10:00 p.m.



17
NOV
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Negotiating Prowess: The Power of Women at the Bargaining Table

The CBA Alliance for Women and the Women’s Initiatives Task Force of the Illinois CPA Society invite you for a discussion of what women do well as negotiators and how they can do it better. On Monday, November 17, at 5:00 p.m., hear from a panel of top negotiators and recruiters, followed by a cockt ...[continued]



18
NOV
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Personal Branding for Law Firm Survival

The CBA is pleased to announce the kick-off of its new Leadership & Client Development Institute. On November 18, join us to "Personal Branding for Law Firm Survival" from 4:00-5:30 p.m., at the CBA Building. Charlotte Wager, Chief Talent Officer at Jenner & Block, and Catherine Sanders Reach, Direc ...[continued]



19
NOV
2014
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Concert

The Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform a "Half & Half" concert at St. James Cathedral (65 East Huron Street, Chicago) on November 19, 2014 at 7:30 PM. For tickets, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/80112. $12 in advance/$15 a door. The Orchestra, led by ...[continued]



19
NOV
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: The Brain Science in Mediation and Negotiation in Domestic Relations Cases

Speaker: Judge (Ret.) Michelle Lowrance. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



24
NOV
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Tracing Trends of Anti-Semitism and Effective Legal Challenges

Speakers: Michael Weber, Asst. Professor of Finance, University of Chicago & Amy Stoken, AJC Regional Director. 1 hour General MCLE Credit. This program is co-sponsored with the AJC.



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]



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



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.



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.



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



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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