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28
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Alliance for Women w/ 7th Circuit Bar Association, BWLA, AABA, Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms Holiday Social

Join the Alliance for Women and many other local bar associations for a holiday gathering on November 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Jones Day, 77 W. Wacker Dr., 35th Fl., Chicago. RSVP to Debbie Groboski at dg@ag-ltd.com.



28
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Defining the Practice of Law

Explore the definition of the practice of law in Illinois to reflect on the services that may be provided in the state only by lawyers and those that may be offered by non-attorneys. Our panelists will try to frame the issue in the context of present day technology and business generating tools, whi ...[continued]



28
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Lawyers for Puerto Rico Social/Fundraiser

Join the CBA Young Lawyers Section and the Puerto Rican Bar Association for “Lawyers for Puerto Rico,” a social and fundraiser for hurricane relief on November 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at The Chicago Bar Association (321 S. Plymouth Court). The event will feature live music, drinks and appetizers cour ...[continued]



29
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Traffic

Speakers: Judge Cecilia Horan and Judge Charles Beach. Open to the public. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



29
NOV
2017
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Contemporary Issues in Complex Litigation

This conference will explore contemporary issues in the field of complex litigation, hosted by Professors Adam L. Hoeflich and Abby M. Mollen of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. To request an invitation, contact Laura Dimitrijevic at laura.dimitrijevic@law.northwestern.edu.



29
NOV
2017
Diversity Scholarship Foundation
Diversity Scholarship Foundation & The John Marshall Law School Unity Award Dinner & Swearing-In of Bar Presidents Ceremony

Diversity Scholarship Foundation & The John Marshall Law School Unity Award Dinner & Swearing-In of Bar Presidents Ceremony; Chicago Hilton Grand Ballroom, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Tickets $150/pp. Sponsorship/Ad Book information at www.diversitychicago.org or email Abigail Sue at dsfchicago@gmail.com



30
NOV
2017
Chicago Bar Association
The Bar Show: Much to Sue About Nothing!

Don't miss the Association's 94-year old tradition, The Bar Show, a musical comedy revue parodying local and national political, sports, and showbiz figures. Tickets are now onsale for "Much to Sue About Nothing!" running November 30-December 3 at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre. Order tickets now at ...[continued]



1
DEC
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Advanced Legal Writing

Your ability to represent your clients successfully requires that you write clearly, concisely, and persuasively. Improve your effectiveness as a communicator and advocate at this advanced legal writing program. Improve the writing skills you need to prepare persuasive, concise, and well supported l ...[continued]



3
DEC
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Hon. Gerald C. Bender Memorial Lecture

Topic: The Israeli Supreme Court: A Force for or Against Democracy? Speakers: Rabbi Yona Reiss, J.D., Av Bet Din, Chicago Rabbinical Council & Prof. Steven Resnicoff, DePaul University Director of JLJS Location: Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation AG Beth Israel



5
DEC
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Biometric Privacy in the Digital Age

The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act was passed to protect the immutable biological identifiers that are increasingly used in commercial and financial transactions, and has in recent years become a fertile ground for class action litigation. On this panel, Jay Edelson of Edelson P.C. and D ...[continued]



5
DEC
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Judge Milton Shadur to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

CBA members are invited to a reception honoring Judge Milton I. Shadur of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with The Chicago Bar Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The reception will take place on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 5:00-7:00 p.m., at The Standard ...[continued]



7
DEC
2017
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Young Lawyers Section Holiday Party

Join the Young Lawyers Section for its Annual Holiday Social on Thursday, December 7, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Jenner & Block, 353 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL. Get in the holiday spirit as you mingle with other young lawyers over complimentary beer, wine and appetizers! RSVP online as space is limited ...[continued]



7
DEC
2017
Appellate Lawyers Association
Roundtable Luncheon Featuring the Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court

Details to follow.



8
DEC
2017
Chicago Bar Association
2017 Illinois Supreme Court Reception & Dinner

On Friday, December 8, join The Chicago Bar Association and Illinois State Bar Association in honoring the Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court at the 2017 Supreme Court of Illinois Reception and Dinner. Justice Mary Jane Theis will be the featured speaker at this year''s event. 6:00 p.m. receptio ...[continued]



12
DEC
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Celebrating 50+ Years of the Federal Defender Program

More than 50 years ago the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision guaranteeing the right to counsel for any defendant charged with a serious crime. Join us December 12 to recognize more than five decades of leadership and service at the Federal Defender Program in the U.S. District Court for the Nort ...[continued]



12
DEC
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah

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



14
DEC
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah Party

Enjoy latkes and a light supper, wine, beer, and soft drinks, as we honor State's Attorney Kim Foxx, Judge Tommy Brewer, Rabbi Andrea London, and Hon. Russell Hartigan. Tickets $50 ($10 for students and 2017 admittees). $250 sponsorship includes 2 tickets and name & logo on website and at event.



17
JAN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Special MLK Day CLE: Loving

We will watch the 2016 historical drama. Prof. Cliff Scott-Rudnick will lead the class in discussion about the diversity issues presented in the story. More information to follow.



24
JAN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Judicial Recusals & SOJs

Speaker: Patrick John. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



31
JAN
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: e-Discovery and Cyber Security

Speaker: Jeff Salling. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



7
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Mediation: What is the Object of the Exercise? If You Don’t Know Where You are Going, You Just Might Not Get There

Speaker: Kent Lawrence, Partner, Lawrence, Kamin, Saunders & Uhlenhop, LLC. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



14
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: 2018 Income Tax Update

Speaker: Larry Krupp, Kessler Orlean & Silver. 1.5 hours general MCLE credit. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



23
FEB
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Disco Nights Casino Night

Get ready to do a little dance, play a little cards and get down tonight with the Young Lawyers Section at “Disco Nights,” our 11th annual casino night fundraiser benefiting The Chicago Bar Foundation! In celebration of the CBF’s 70th Anniversary we’ll be getting down 1970’s-style in our best disco ...[continued]



27
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Judicial Reception

Reception honoring state and federal judges.



7
MAR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Burnout in Lawyering III

Speaker: Alice Virgil, Ph.D. Professional Responsibility (mental health) MCLE credits pending. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



13
MAR
2018
Black Women Lawyers Association
BWLA Spring Fundraiser Luncheon




14
MAR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Condo Law Update – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Speaker Joel Chupack, Partner Heinrich & Kramer. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



30
MAR
2018
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.



31
MAR
2018
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.



1
APR
2018
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.



5
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shivi Shel Pesach

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



6
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 7th Day

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



7
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Passover 8th Day

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



11
APR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: 2018 Ethics Update

Speaker: Wendy Muchman, ARDC Chief of Litigation. 1.5 Professional Responsibility credits pending. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue.



16
APR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
CLE in Rome, Italy

Experience Rome has you never have before while earning continuing legal education credit and making countless connections with fellow attendees! The Chicago Bar Association is headed to Rome, Italy from April 16-19, 2018. An agenda and travel information is now available at www.chicagobar.org/Rome.



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.



9
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Criminal Law

Speaker Donna Makowski



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
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, more TBA. Class is open to the public but credit is available only for members of Decalogue. Professional responsibility credits pending.




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