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7
SEP
2017
Chicago Bar Association
All Bar Welcome Reception

Join us for a complimentary open house and welcome reception for CBA President Hon. Thomas R. Mulroy and Young Lawyers Section Chair Jonathan B. Amarilio on Thursday, September 7, 2017, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the CBA Building. RSVP to events@chicagobar.org or 312-554-2057.



12
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
National Conference of Jewish Lawyers & Jurists

Keynote Speaker: Scott Turow



12
SEP
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Using Improv to Enhance Your Career

Get tips to think faster on your feet, bounce back from difficult conversations and maintain your confidence and presence. Kathy Morris and Mark Sutton, artistic director for Learning and Development at Second City Works, will teach you how to be more effective and have more fun through applying an ...[continued]



13
SEP
2017
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association Golf Outing

Save the date! The CBA will host its annual Golf Outing on Wednesday, September 13, at Harborside International Golf Course.Watch your email this summer for registration information. Email Angie Cruz to receive information on sponsorship opportunities.



13
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: The Good Wife: Unorthodox

We will view an episode from the 1st season of the award-winning legal TV show and Prof. Cliff Scott-Rudnick will lead the discussion of ethical and diversity issues arising from the story. 2 hours Professional Responsibility credits pending. Class is open to the public but credit is available only ...[continued]



14
SEP
2017
Asian American Bar Association
AABA-Chicago''s 30th Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony

Join the Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago for its 30th Annual Installation & Awards Ceremony. Toast the outgoing executive officers and board of directors and learn about AABA Chicago''s 2017-2018 goals and initiatives. Also, be on hand for the scholarship presentation from AABA Fou ...[continued]



15
SEP
2017
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Skills Training

Collaborative Practice 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 through the divorce process and toward ...[continued]



20
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Rosh Hashanah

Jewish High Holy Day begins at sundown. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Begins the 10 days of repentance.



21
SEP
2017
Black Women Lawyers Association
BWLA Fall General Meeting

Please help us kick off this monumental bar year by joining us for an evening of networking with old friends and meeting new ones at our Fall General Membership Meeting! You will also have the opportunity to meet the 2017-2018 Board of Directors and hear about our exciting plans for the upcoming ye ...[continued]



21
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 1st Day

Jewish High Holy Day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Begins the 10 days of repentance.



22
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day

Jewish High Holy Day ends at sundown. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted. Begins the 10 days of repentance.



26
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Jewish Judges Association Annual Dinner

15th Annual Justice, Lifetime Achievement, Public Service Award and Installation Dinner. Honorable Seymour Simon Justice Award Honoree: Justice John B. Simon; Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree: Judge James P. Flannery, Jr.; Honorable Richard J. Elrod Public Service Award: Honoree Justice Thomas L. ...[continued]



29
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Yom Kippur

Jewish High Holy Day begins at sunset. The holiest day of the Jewish calendar. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



30
SEP
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Yom Kippur

Jewish High Holy Day ends one hour after sunset. The holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Fast day and continuous prayer throughout the day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



4
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Sukkot

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



5
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 1st Day

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



6
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 2nd Day

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



11
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shmini Atzeret

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



12
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shmini Atzeret

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



13
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Simchat Torah

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



18
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Best Practices for Non-Profit Boards

Free and open to the public. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



19
OCT
2017
Diversity Scholarship Foundation
Diversity Scholarship Foundation's All Bar Presidents Reception

Thursday, October 19, 2017 Save-the-Date for the Diversity Scholarship Foundation's All Bar Presidents Reception hosted by Gordon, Rees, Scully & Mansukhani, One North Franklin, Suite 800, Chicago, IL registration information coming soon! www.diversitychicago.org



20
OCT
2017
Appellate Lawyers Association
Seventh Circuit Review of Recent Major Decisions

Details to follow.



24
OCT
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Building Bridges Awards

Decalogue Society of Lawyers and the Arab American Bar Association honoring Judge William Haddad and Michael Traison.



1
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: DCFS Investiagations

Speaker: Diane Redleaf. Open to the public. 1.5 hours MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



3
NOV
2017
Appellate Lawyers Association
National Moot Court Competition

Details to follow.



8
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Best Practices in Filing an Appeal

Speaker: Justice Jesse Reyes. Open to the public. 1 hour General MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



14
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: From Employee to Entrepreneur

How to start your own business from a legal and financial perspective. Speakers: Jessica Merino, President and Financial Advisor of Merino Wealth Management; Michelle Katz, Founding Partner of Advitam IP; Helen Bloch, Principal, Law Offices of Helen Bloch, P.C. Co-sponsored with the National Associa ...[continued]



15
NOV
2017
Appellate Lawyers Association
Patterns and Practice: How Analyzing the Illinois Supreme Court Can Boost Your Appeals

Details to follow.



29
NOV
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Traffic

Speaker: Judge Cecilia Horan. Open to the public. 1 hour MCLE credit for Decalogue members.



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

Details to follow.



12
DEC
2017
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Chanukah

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



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.



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

Speaker: Larry Krupp, Kessler Orlean & Silver. 1.5 hours general MCLE credit for members of Decalogue.



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. This class is free and open to the public but only Decalogue members receive credit.



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. Open to the Public. 1.5 Professional Responsibility credits pending.




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