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24
FEB
2018
Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago
Catholic Lawyers Guild Annual Day of Reflection

This annual retreat is a perfect time to spend a day focusing on one's spiritual needs as a lawyer. The retreat provides opportunities for personal and communal prayer, reconciliation, group discussion and celebrating Mass with fellow attorneys and judges who understand the shared vocation in the l ...[continued]



27
FEB
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Judicial Reception

Reception honoring state and federal judges. Catering by Milt's BBQ.



27
FEB
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Securities Law in the Trump Administration: Has Anything Changed?

Topics and Speakers: CORPORATE COMPLIANCE AND WHISTLEBLOWERS: IS THERE ANYTHING DIFFERENT UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION? This panel of securities law experts will discuss what Candidate Donald Trump promised during the presidential campaign and what the Trump Administration has delivered thus fa ...[continued]



28
FEB
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Building Success in 2018: New Lawyer Career Development

Complimentary! Create a strategy for maximizing your professional relationships. Get practical networking ideas and learn how these young lawyer leaders landed their first jobs, dealt with career challenges and landed on a successful career path. Panelists: Natalie Chan, Sidley Austin LLP Alexis Cr ...[continued]



28
FEB
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Earl B. Dickerson Award Luncheon

The 2018 Dickerson Award Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago. The award recognizes minority lawyers and judges whose careers at the bar emulate the courage and dedication of the late Earl B. Dickerson in making the law the key to ...[continued]



1
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Employers v. The First Amendment

This seminar will explore whistle-blowers, political expression, social media, journalists and the reporter's privilege, and employer liability for employee speech. Speakers: Steven L. Baron, Mandell Menkes LLC Alejandro Caffarelli, Caffarelli & Associates, Ltd. Rebecca Glenberg, ACLU of Illi ...[continued]



1
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Lunch with Judge Jesse Reyes (Members Free)

Members free! 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 March 1, Illinois Appellate Court Justice Jesse Reyes will discuss "Civility and the Art of Advocacy." The luncheon event will t ...[continued]



1
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
YLS March Social at Highline

Grab a friend and join the CBA/YLS at Highline Kitchen + Bar, 169 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, on March 1 at 6:00 p.m. Free drinks and appetizers while they last, followed by cash bar. No RSVP necessary. Nonmembers welcome. Special thanks to Thomson Reuters.



2
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Mortgage Servicing: Issues and Abuses

STRATEGIES FOR BRINGING AFFIRMATIVE CLAIMS AGAINST MORTGAGE SERVICERS A discussion of affirmative claims that may be brought against mortgage servicers in response to a foreclosure or as a separate complaint in state or federal court; the timing and strategy of bringing claims, and their relationsh ...[continued]



6
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Access Success: Creating Opportunities for Attorneys with Disabilities

Access Success is a FREE live event showcasing attorneys and law students with disabilities and introducing them to law firms and law departments interested in expanding their own networks of able counsel. You’ll hear first-person accounts of attorneys practicing with disabilities as well as an over ...[continued]



7
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
14th Amendment Event

The CBA is a sponsor of “Common Threads: Examining State Restrictions on 14th Amendment Rights” at 6:30 p.m. on March 7 at the ABA headquarters. To what extent are states allowed to restrict 14th amendment rights? Panelists will investigate this question in four separate areas of law – immigration, ...[continued]



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.



7
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year–in-Review Brown Bag (Wheaton)

TBA



8
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Cocktails for a Cause

On Thursday, March 8, please join the Alliance for Women and Chicago’s Anti-Human Trafficking Community at the Chicago Yacht Club for an evening of cocktails, live music, and gourmet hors d'oeuvres to benefit Selah Freedom, an organization dedicated to actively confronting the issue of sex trafficki ...[continued]



8
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year–in-Review Brown Bag (Chicago)

TBA



8
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Women's History Month Book Drive Kickoff Breakfast

Complimentary! Learn how reading can change the lives of incarcerated women in powerful ways! As part of Women’s History Month, the CBA invites you to a breakfast discussion with Vicki White, president of Chicago Books to Women in Prison, to discover how the organization is making a difference in th ...[continued]



13
MAR
2018
Black Women Lawyers Association
BWLA Spring Fundraiser Luncheon




14
MAR
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: SOJs and Judicial Recusals

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



15
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Supreme Court Civil Cases Year–in-Review (Springfield)

TBA



22
MAR
2018
Chicago Bar Association
Why Legalizing Prostitution Promotes Sex Trafficking

Join the CBA Human Trafficking Committee on March 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at DePaul University College of Law, Rooms 242 & 241, to hear experts Jody Raphael, a DePaul Senior Research Fellow, and Kaethe Morris Hoffer, the Executive Director of the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, ...[continued]



29
MAR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
First District Roundtable

TBA



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.



3
APR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Second District Roundtable

TBA



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.



19
APR
2018
Appellate Lawyers Association
Advanced Appellate Practice Seminar

TBA



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.



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

TBA



9
MAY
2018
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Criminal Law

Speaker Donna Makowski



10
MAY
2018
Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Judges' Night 2018

Please join us as we honor the recipient of 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



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



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.



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

SAVE THE DATE! Details to follow.




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