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26
MAY
2016
Chicago Bar Association
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Get Ready to Walk! And Shed Light on Violence Against Women

The Young Lawyers Section has teamed up with Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® to organize a unique walk for men through Chicago's Loop. Men are invited to literally walk one mile through Chicago's Loop in women's high-heeled shoes (women are invited to participate and support the male walkers). The event a ...[continued]



26
MAY
2016
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Social Hour

Come celebrate with the participants of "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" at the YLS May Social on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at STK Chicago (9 W. Kinzie, Chicago). Complimentary drinks while they last. Generously sponsored by Bekkerman Law Offices LLC



1
JUN
2016
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Alliance for Women: Can I Post That? How to Ethically Navigate Social Media

Join the Alliance for Women on June 1 to hear Allison Wood identify the relevant rules and ethical traps lawyers need to avoid when engaging in social media. You will walk away with some solid tips for how you can ethically manage your social media. Allison is a former Hearing Board Chair and former ...[continued]



1
JUN
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Criminal Law and the Constitution

Speaker: Adam Sheppard, 1 hour CLE credit for Decalogue members



2
JUN
2016
Chicago Bar Association
Improv for Professionals: Improve Your Communication & Collaboration

Join the Young Lawyers Section on June 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Hub 51 to be a part of Improv for Professionals. Instructors will lead small groups designed to teach you how to say "yes" and let go of your inner critic as well as better understand the power of communication and collaboration. $40 per pers ...[continued]



8
JUN
2016
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Annual Meeting

Attend the YLS Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 12:00 p.m., at Petterino's, 150 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601. $45 per person (held at the door). To make a reservation, call 312-554-2031.



10
JUN
2016
Chicago Bar Association
Aliance for Women Mentoring Circles: Lean in by Leaning Around - Moving Forward When Someone is in Your Way

Lori Lightfoot of Mayer Brown and the Chicago Police Board will give you tips on moving your career forward despite obstacles in your way. The program will take place on Friday, June 10, 2016, from 12:00-2:00 p.m., at Polsinelli PC, 161 N. Clark St., Fl. 12. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to afw@chic ...[continued]



10
JUN
2016
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Stay Educated About Democracy Seminar

Held in conjunction with ITLA''s 44th Annual Convention. Seminar Speaker Line Up: David L. Baker, Former Iowa Supreme Court Justice, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Oliver E. Diaz, Jr., Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice, Jackson, Mississippi; Thomas J. Dart, Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois; Timothy A. ...[continued]



11
JUN
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shavuot

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



12
JUN
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 1st Day

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



13
JUN
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shavuot 2nd Day

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



22
JUN
2016
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Installation Dinner

Installation of Nichole Waltz as NWSBA President, sponsored by Attorney's Title Guaranty Fund (ATG) and Illinois Institute of Continuing Law Education (IICLE).



23
JUN
2016
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Annual Meeting

The CBA will host its 143rd Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago. Outgoing President Patricia Brown Holmes will preside over the Meeting. Incoming President Daniel M. Kotin will also make remarks. 11:30 a.m. reception, followed by 12:00 p.m. l ...[continued]



29
JUN
2016
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Annual Dinner & Installation

Keynote Speaker: Andy Shaw, accepting the Agency Award on behalf of the Better Government Association. Also honoring Justice Laura Liu (posthumous), Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz, Gail Schnitzer Eisenberg, Sharon Eiseman, Nicole Annes, Jessica Berger, Peter Tessler, and Maria Zyskind. Emcee: Justice Mi ...[continued]



18
JUL
2016
Chicago Bar Association
Annual Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon

Exceptionally dedicated attorneys will be celebrated for their outstanding work at The Chicago Bar Association and The Chicago Bar Foundation 18th Annual Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon on July 18, 2016. The awards honor several of the profession''s unsung heroes from a broad cross-secti ...[continued]



19
JUL
2016
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Outing to Wrigley Field

Join the Young Lawyers Section for a special outing to Wrigley Field as the Cubs take on the New York Mets, Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $38 and can be purchased online. We’ll be meeting at Murphy’s Bleachers (3655 N. Sheffield) at 5:30 p.m. to socialize before the game (refreshm ...[continued]



8
AUG
2016
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
NWSBA Annual Golf Outing

Join us for an afternoon of fun.... 12:30pm Shotgun start after lunch. Dinner and awards begin at 5:30pm. If you prefer not to golf, join in the fun at the bags and beer tournament. If you can't make it during the day, you can register for just the dinner. This is a fun, relaxing way to mingle with ...[continued]



16
SEP
2016
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Skills 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]



26
OCT
2016
Commercial Law League of America
CLLA Events @ NCBJ 2016

CLLA will again be hosting events at NCBJ in 2016. The CLLA programming has two parts, the Annual Luncheon & Educational Program featuring the presentation of the Lawrence P. King Award for Excellence in Bankruptcy and the CLLA’s Honorable Frank W. Koger Memorial Education Program:Current Developme ...[continued]




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