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8
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Association Luncheon Featuring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Association is honored to welcome U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to a special Association Luncheon on Monday, September 8, 2014, at The Standard Club. U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams will host a “Conversation with Justice Ginsburg” followed by audience questions, ...[continued]



8
SEP
2014
Reception Honoring 2014 Retention Judges

If you would like more information about the event, or to make reservations, call (312) 640-0500.



10
SEP
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Construction Law Seminar

DRI’s Construction Law Seminar is designed to educate all construction industry professionals—from experienced defense attorneys, to risk managers, to construction executives, and even those who are new to construction litigation. This year’s program will feature counsel involved in the litigation t ...[continued]



11
SEP
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Data Breach and Privacy Law Seminar

In response to the growing demand to address data security and privacy concerns, the subject of almost daily headlines in 2013, DRI is pleased to present its inaugural Data Breach and Privacy Seminar. The costs of the Target data breach alone will reach hundreds of millions of dollars. Many companie ...[continued]



16
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
My Hero Awards

Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth will host the 11th Annual My Hero Awards on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Jenner & Block LLP, 353 N. Clark Street. For more information on this event honoring Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans, Winston & Strawn’s Steve J. Gavin, and U.S. Equities Realty, ...[continued]



17
SEP
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Your Best Thinking in the Worst Situations: Improving Decision Making Under Stress

Speaker: Tony Pacione, Clinical Director, Lawyers' Assistance Program 1 credit hour Professional Responsibility



17
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Golf Outing

The CBA's Annual Golf Outing will be held at Harborside International Golf Course.



17
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Meet the Committees Night

Come out and meet the Young Lawyer Section’s practice and specialty committees - everything from Bankruptcy to Estate Planning to Women in the Law - on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the CBA. Meet and mingle with YLS leaders, enjoy complimentary appetizers and cocktails, and ...[continued]



18
SEP
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Nursing Home/ ALF Litigation Seminar

DRI’s Nursing Home/ALF Litigation Seminar is the preeminent seminar for attorneys in private practice, in-house counsel, claims specialists, providers, and other professionals involved in the defense of claims against long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, and other aging services pr ...[continued]



18
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Justice John Paul Stevens Award Luncheon

The 15th Annual Justice John Paul Stevens Award Luncheon will be held at The Standard Club. 11:30 Reception, Noon Luncheon. $65 per person. For reservations, call 312-554-2057.



18
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Welcome Reception for CBA President Daniel A. Cotter and YLS Chair Paul J. Ochmanek Jr.

Join us in welcoming new CBA President Daniel A. Cotter and Young Lawyers Section Chair Paul J. Ochmanek Jr. at Association Headquarters. Appetizers and cocktails will be served. Complimentary. RSVP to tdrees@chicagobar.org.



19
SEP
2014
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training

The Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois presents a two-day, basic training in Chicago, IL at Loyola University. More details to follow.



19
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section Boat Cruise and Social

Join the Young Lawyers Section for an evening aboard a private charter on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan on Friday, September 19, 2014, from 8:00-11:00 p.m. Ticket price includes open bar. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at www.chicagobar.org/ylsboat. Music will be provided by ...[continued]



24
SEP
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Rosh Hashanah

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



25
SEP
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 1st Day

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



26
SEP
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Casino Legale - A Night in the French Quarter

Join The Chicago Bar Foundation’s Young Professionals Board and The Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section for the 7th annual casino night fundraiser, Casino Legale—A Night in the French Quarter. The event will be held September 26, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. W ...[continued]



26
SEP
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day

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



30
SEP
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Celebrating Our Father in the Law

Co-sponsored with the Arab American Bar Association and the Muslim Bar Association



30
SEP
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
DRI Defending Drug and Medical Device Litigation Primer

DRI’s Drug and Medical Device Litigation Primer has long been lauded by companies and outside counsel alike as the perfect training for junior defense lawyers. For only $200 for DRI members, $225 for non-members, attendees will learn in an informal classroom style from leading experts in the field a ...[continued]



1
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Summary Suspension Due to DUI

Speaker: Judge Deborah J. Gubin 1 hour General MCLE Credit



3
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Yom Kippur

High Holy Day begins 1 hour before sunset. The holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Fast day. No work, writing, commerce or travel is permitted.



4
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Yom Kippur

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.



8
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Sukkot

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



9
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 1st Day

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



10
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Sukkot 2nd Day

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



14
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Defining Anti-Semitism

More details to follow



15
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Erev Shmini Atzeret

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



16
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Shmini Atzeret

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



17
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Simchat Torah

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



20
OCT
2014
Chicago Bar Association
Pro Bono Week

The CBA & CBF''s Annual Pro Bono Week will be held from Monday, October 20 to Friday, October 24. Stay tuned for an event listing.



22
OCT
2014
DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
2014 DRI Annual Meeting

Join us for DRI’s 2014 Annual Meeting—“DRI for Life”—October 22 • 26, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Cosmopolitan flair, spectacular scenery, and cultural diversity make San Francisco one of the top destinations in the world. Perennial favorites include Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cabl ...[continued]



22
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Dealing with Difficult Clients

Speaker: Charles A. Silverman. 1 hour General MCLE Credit



29
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Hate Crimes: Criminal and Civil Remedies, and the Effects on Targeted Communities

Panel (in formation): Judge Renee Goldfarb, State Representative Kelly Cassidy. 1 hour MCLE credit, Professional Responsibility credits pending.



30
OCT
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Jewish Judges Association Awards Dinner & Installation

Honorees: Justice Stuart E. Palmer, Honorable Seymour Simon Justice Award; Judge William D. Maddux; Lifetime Achievement Award. 6:00pm Reception, 7:00pm Dinner. RSVP: 312-593-8953 by October 21.



5
NOV
2014
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Boston Legal

View and discuss ethical situations portrayed in an episode of the Emmy Award winning TV show. Led by Professor Clifford Scott-Rudnick. 2 hours Professional Responsibility credits pending.



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]



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

Details to be announced soon.



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.



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



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

The CBA's 91st Annual Bar Show (A/K/A Christmas Spirits) will be held at the Merle Reskin Theatre from December 3-6.



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 (in formation): Rabbi Yona Reiss, JD, Professor Steven Resnicoff. 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



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

Details to be announced soon.



14
JAN
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: Special MLK Day Event

TBA



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: BDS

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



25
MAR
2015
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
CLE: How To Be A Pro Bono Attorney

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: TBA

TBA



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: TBA

TBA



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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